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Spiced Pear Pecan Muffins

It will come as no surprise that in order to make my pear pizza, I purchased more than just one pear, actually quite a few additional pears courtesy of Costco’s packaging. That’s how I found myself in the middle of last … Continue reading

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Pear, Gorgonzola, and Pecan Pizza

Wow, it’s been a while since I posted last! To make a long story short, around the beginning of this year we decided to look into buying a condo/house since someone really wanted room for a dog and a bigger kitchen! … Continue reading

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Mattar Paneer Masala (Green Peas with Homemade Paneer)

When making this dish, I thought the most time consuming step would be making the paneer, but actually coming up with a name for it took quite sometime as well 🙂 Basically it is a tomato-based curry with peas and … Continue reading

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Homemade Ricotta and Feta Tart with Sun-dried Tomatoes

One of the labs in this online science cooking class I registered involved making homemade ricotta. I don’t cook very much with ricotta, and I wasn’t entirely convinced I should be making it so I decided to first look for … Continue reading

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Eggplant with Buttermilk Sauce and Pomegranates

A few months ago, I read that Harvard was going to have a free online class on science and cooking through the edx.org. I was intrigued by the class and so I signed up for it. When I almost forgot … Continue reading

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Fig, Mozzarella, and Basil Pesto Flatbread

The other things that caught my eye during my shopping trip at Trader Joe’s, were some beautiful basil plants. I’ve been meaning to make fresh pesto for quite sometime now, but basil can be quite expensive at the store and … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry

Before you say “asparagus? not again, Andreea”, just take a moment to think about how amazingly delicious asparagus is during spring and then consider making this dish 🙂 It is quick, healthy and delicious! I made an asparagus stir-fry dish … Continue reading

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