Easiest, Creamiest Kulfi

We are talking super creamy no-churn kulfi ice cream!  Say hello to your new favorite summer pop.  Crunchy pistachios, floral cardamom and majestic saffron. Mmmm…… No ice cream maker required. Yet , so creamy…dreamy… Traditionally not creamy. But, why not? Ain’t gonna hurt, right? Kulfi can be frozen in any container like ice cream or […]

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Buttery, Cheesy, Garlicky Parker House Rolls

Pillowy soft, buttery, cheesy, garlicky parker house rolls! Oh my gosh….. These ROLLS.  Ahh… so goooooood. Ultra soft with garlic butter coated in many (3 to be exact) stages and stuffed with cheese.  It’s perfection!!!!!!!  Eat it H-O-T. They are insanely delicious. (heat cold rolls in the microwave) Skill level – Advanced Buttery, Cheesy, Garlicky […]

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Grilled Pineapple Granita

Light, refreshing, fruity summer treat for a really hot day. Grilled pineapple, ginger and lime make an easy effortless, icy dessert or snack.  Creamy (less icy than regular granitas) and packed with pineapple flavor.  ‘Tis H-O-T. Summer is officially upon us.  And all I can think of some thing cold, SUPER cold.    We always […]

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Garlic Bread and Shrimp Sheet Pan Dinner

10 minutes, one sheet pan to make this garlic bread + garlic shrimp mash-up (with some bursting cherry tomatoes).  Ohhh, yes I did. The epic garlicky overload.    The bread – perfectly golden and crispy on top but soft with all the garlic butter & shrimp juices soaked in the bottom (I could just eat […]

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Mango Lassi Crepes

Today we are elevating the crepe game! Brown butter – honey cooked mangoes, creamy and tangy cream cheese-greek yogurt rolled into a crepe.   Hello Summer. I’m having a mango problem. It’s getting ridiculous.  I eat it plain, for breakfast, for snack and even for dinner, many week nights. And then I try to come with […]

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Roasted Potato, Pesto & Avocado Grilled Cheese

Cheesy and nutritious with roasted yukon gold potatoes, creamy avocado, vine ripened tomatoes, basil pesto and two types of cheeses.  Anything better than carbs on carbs? UMMM. May be some oooey gooey melted cheese action?   Then some avocados, basil pesto and ripe tomatoes.  Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. It’s good anytime.    Skill level – Easy Roasted […]

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate shortbread cookies, also known as everyone’s favorite cookie. Neapolitan shortbread sandwiches.  Sounds interesting?  This chocolate shortbread cookie was going to be a part of that.  But…. Everyone, I mean my kids, their friends, our friends, kids around our neighborhood. Did I say everyone? Loved, loved, loved these plain shortbreads so much, I realized that this […]

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Skinny Mango Colada With (Optional) Jalapeños

Light and refreshing mango coladas with fresh mango puree and coconut water. Oh yes, these are served with jalapeños ice cubes!!! Summer is almost here. Gimme  flip flops, sunglasses, beach chair and some mango coladas! And drink away… it’s skinny…… Yessss. Place sliced jalapeños (I used red and green variety for photographic purposes) in ice cube […]

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Buttermilk Waffles With Bananas And Black Sesame

Sweet…Soft…Seedy…Tender…Waffles  Hands down this may be the best tasting waffle I’ve ever made.  And I make a lot of waffles (like Acorn Squash Waffles  / Chocolate Chip Avocado Waffles ) Toast sesame seeds -> do not skip this step. Place sesame seeds (white variety can be used too) in a dry skillet, cook over medium heat for 3-5 […]

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Rose and Pistachio No-Churn Ice Cream

This no-churn ice cream will transport you to the exotic lands without a passport or jet lag!  Rose, cardamom and pistachios come together into the most creamiest and easiest ice cream.  Continuing our rose theme….. In all honesty, homemade ice creams seem intimidating and never (until now 😓) tried my hands on churning a  fresh custard. […]

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