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Caramelized Onions and Feta Pinwheels

I have been down with a severe sinus infection all day today. This meant getting the whole shebang of a headache, constant coughing, chills, fever and my perennial foe - asthma!  So I lay huddled up in bed all day while my three dogs lay close to me and kept me warm.  I told myself that my work and...
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Mini Apple Cranberry Pie

My week before Thanksgiving was entirely spent in amassing groceries. I visited every kind of specialty store to stock up my pantry and refrigerator so that I would have everything needed to feed my kids and their friends coming back from college.  Both my kids love being at college and are thoroughly enjoying their life away from home; but...
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Five-Spice Pineapple-Tomato Chutney

Legend goes that a British army officer of the same name made Major Gray’s Chutney during colonial rule in India.  Now, commercially produced Major Gray’s Chutney is popular all over the world and is often served over creamy sharp cheeses.  I love the combination of sweet and sour mangoes with Indian spices but it is often hard to find...
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Kumquat Marmalade

The British left us Indians with a lingering taste for marmalade and I grew up eating Orange Marmalade on buttered toast for breakfast every morning.  I love the bitterness of orange zest and when I was introduced to Kumquats in the US, I experimented with making Kumquat Marmalade and the result was an immense success. I love it on...
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