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DIY – Olive Garden Bread sticks.

I remember the first time ever that I had dinner at Olive Garden at their location near Ahwatukee, Az. I was awestruck by the soft, simple pillows of salty bread sticks and their famous piping hot minestrone soup filled with red beans, green beans, tomatoes and baby pasta shells.  We always loved the salad that… Continue reading DIY – Olive Garden Bread sticks.

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(S)Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies!!!!

Brownies are a welcome dessert treat at my home and there seems to be always room for brownies right after dinner!  It`s a favourite for my older daughter to have the home smelling of chocolate brownies as she returns form school. But some how i always end up making them a little before dinner so… Continue reading (S)Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies!!!!

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Just ten mins of work and your own loaf of bread!!!

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” —Mahatma Gandhi Baking my own loaf of bread has been a revelation – lessons in patience and perfection, that comes only by practice. There are times when you have to allow things to  happen on their… Continue reading Just ten mins of work and your own loaf of bread!!!

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Oreo Truffles – 3 Ingredients, 30 Minutes.

It`s already Feb 14`th and I had a really crazy week, running errands, kids, homework and classes and little did I realise the d-day was already around the corner! When I did a rough pantry check, I was mortified that I had no butter!!! That really gives me a panic attack. One never knows when… Continue reading Oreo Truffles – 3 Ingredients, 30 Minutes.

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Eggless Ghirardelli Chocolate Brownie Bites – It`s been 4 years….

Bite sized brownies are an all time addiction for my older daughter S. She loves chocolate in any form, so unlike me, added to the fact that this gives me an awesome opportunity to try my baking results on her . I had taken a back seat from baking for some time as my little… Continue reading Eggless Ghirardelli Chocolate Brownie Bites – It`s been 4 years….

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Candied Orange Peel and how to make more Orangey Goodness with it…

It`s difficult to explain my love for Oranges….I love them in every form possible…their sweet juicy fleshy fruit, the juice from the oranges, the fragrant zest and even its peel!!!  As a little girl, it was a pleasure to open the sweet orange peel, and see perfect fleshy oranges tightly packed, preserved in their little casings,  and… Continue reading Candied Orange Peel and how to make more Orangey Goodness with it…

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Xylophone Rainbow Cake

As a little girl, I always had a fascination with colors and shades, just like any little girl of my age. I remember going so crazy happy seeing my neighbours etch lovely rangolis and fill them up with all the colors of the rainbow. Every year, my school held competitions for Rangolis and we used… Continue reading Xylophone Rainbow Cake