Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways

I can’t remember the last time I ate Mulligatawny soup, but I’ve had this craving, like I’ve been craving a lot of nostalgic comfort foods lately.  Maybe it’s anxiety around the pandemic and uncertainty about our collective economic future, but I find myself eating more and more like I did in college, building meals around inexpensiveContinue reading “Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways”

Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens

This recipe is featured in the post Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways Here’s a redub of the lentil-spinach Mulligatawny commonly found at Indian restaurants across southeastern New England. Made with everyday brown lentils, and chopped frozen kale, all you need are a few pantry staples to make this hearty vegetarian classic at home. Make sure toContinue reading “Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens”

Turkey (or Chicken) Mulligatawny

This recipe is featured in the post Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways Here’s a great way to use that leftover holiday turkey, or the meat you saved from your last batch of chicken stock. Start with a good flavorful, rich bone broth, seasoned with a masala of lightly caramelized onions, ginger, turmeric, cumin, coriander, mustard, andContinue reading “Turkey (or Chicken) Mulligatawny”

Fridge Dive Moo Shu Duck, Still Better Than Takeout

In today’s weekly fridge forage, I’m confronted with a piece of duck breast I roasted the other day that needs to be eaten today.  There’s an open jar of hoisin sauce that gets me leaning toward a makeshift Peking duck situation.  Mandarin pancakes are essential, but I’ve never made them before, so I rely on Woks ofContinue reading “Fridge Dive Moo Shu Duck, Still Better Than Takeout”

Bison (or Beef) Curry with Daikon

One of the dishes I’ll miss this holiday season is Mom’s beef and potato curry.  She’s the oldest of seven siblings, (if you think that’s a lot, Dad is one of nine) and holiday gatherings are always a huge multi-generational affair.  My aunt Connie always makes the Thanksgiving turkey or Christmas ham, and if not my mom,Continue reading “Bison (or Beef) Curry with Daikon”