Monthly Archives: March 2014

My Husband’s Favorite Lamb Saag

wpid-20140329_205627.jpg

 

 

Lamb Saag is one of my favorite things to order when I eat out at an Indian restaurant.  Its delicious subtle flavor is amazing. I have been toying around with some recipes to make this at home.  I am not sure how authentic this is, but it tastes (and smells) delicious.  The other day I was talking food with a good friend who asked me for the recipe…. here it is, maybe your wife will decide she likes lamb after trying this.

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under cooking, curry, food, indian

Blood Orange- You win some, you lose some

20140126_151632[1]

So, there are times when I actually follow the recipe.   This was one of those times… well, almost.

I enjoy making jam in the summer months when ingredients are fresh, local and plentiful.  Blood oranges are neither local nor plentiful here in the northeast. But, when I found a nice looking bunch at the local grocery store, I thought it would be an opportunity to warm the cold winter house with a huge pot of boiling water and have some delicious marmalade to show for my efforts.

I found a recipe in the Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving,  I usually follow jam recipes exactly, and for the most part I did.  An internet search turned up this recipe using some liquid pectin.  I had never used liquid pectin, but decided to try the Ball recipe… but with the addition of liquid pectin.  Makes sense to me. What could possibly go wrong?

Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under canning, cooking, food, vegetarian