Lentil Love

This is one of my favorite comfort foods, and I will eat it warm, cold, or right out of the pot with a spoon. All spices can be ordered from World Spice Market. Dal Makhani (Kali Maa di Dal) Serves:6 Prep Time:PT0H15M 0H   15M Cook Time:PT0H30M 0H   30M Total:PT0H45M 0H   45M Ingredients […]

A Few Notes on Pressure Cooking

Ain’t no party like a pressure cooker party! #pressurecooker #instantpot #Fagor A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:13am PDT General guidelines for SPC and IP:   Read the manual. Read the manual. Read the manual. Every pressure cooker has its own special features, so get familiar with the ins […]

Ginger Miso Dressing

  2-4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon white miso 1 cup salted, roasted almonds 1 tablespoon tamari sauce Juice and zest of half a lemon Pinch of salt, optional Enough water to blend (I start with half a cup and add about half a cup more as the motor is running, […]

Brazilian Sides and Snacks!

Fried Polenta with Garlic Sauce and Chimichurri… snack time!! A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Jun 8, 2017 at 1:46pm PDT For the polenta crisps: 1 cup dried polenta 4 cups salted water or stock 1 tablespoon freshly chopped herbs, or 1 teaspoon dried Rice bran or other high heat oil, about 2 […]