Chocolate Peppermint Cake Donuts

So now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s officially time for all things peppermint! And so I guess now is the right time to post these Peppermint Cake Donuts! These chocolate donuts are super easy to make using Betty Crocker’s Devil’s Cake Mix. They are topped with a thick and amazing peppermint buttercream and crushed peppermint candy to make them the idea holiday treat!

There’s also a $10 giveaway at the...

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Roasted Fennel Orange Olive Salad

A unique salad bursting with flavors of fennel, orange and Mezzetta Olives! Also a fun giveaway at the bottom of this post!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Wow I am sure everyone must be super busy preparing all that delicious food! I would love to hear all about your menu! Obviously I am most interested in the desserts and I am hoping my pecan streusel pumpkin pie makes to your Thanksgiving table! Anyway with so much yummy food, we also need something healthier to balance it out, agree? And...

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Homemade Pie Crust

Step by step instructions to make a perfect flaky pie crust at home.

So it’s the season of pies! I can see pies all around, they are everywhere! And that’s totally how it should be right? After all it’s the Thanksgiving week. Honestly I had only tasted apple pie back in India. I didn’t even know there were so many different types of pies!  But as I got interested in baking I learnt about the different types of pies and how awesome they all are. From the rustic...

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Orange Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Get into the festive spirit with these Orange Chocolate Chip Biscotti. Great to dunk into your coffee or give as gift!

Holidays come with a lot tradition. Some that we grew up with and some that changed with time. Whatever tradition your family might follow, one thing is for sure that we all love to celebrate and give our loved ones something special during this festive time.

When I first moved to the US, I didn’t know what gifts...

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One Pot Vegetarian Pizza Pasta Bake

Easy One Pot Vegetarian Pizza Pasta Bake using Ragu Pasta Sauce! Dinner ready in 30 minutes!

I am leaving for home in less than 20 days! Eeeks I can’t believe it. I remember when we booked out tickets and I thought oh that’s so far, year end. And now it’s here. It’s like I blinked and we are into November. I am so excited to go home, like always. Even though both our parents visited us this year but going to India is a different...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup is warm, comforting and delicious. It will warm up holiday guests before the big meal on Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is almost here, can you guys believe it? And I am sure everyone must have already started planning out their menus, I mean there’s so much to cook so planning is definitely required.

I attended my first Thanksgiving dinner last year and I was so surprised to see the amount of food cooked by...

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Chocolate Burfi

An easy to make sweet for Diwali. This is instant Chocolate Burfi, made with milk powder and few other simple ingredients and tastes just as good as the traditional burfi!

Happy weekend everyone! I know Diwali preps must be in full swing after all this is the last weekend before Diwali and there’s hardly any time left. Everyone must already have made their Diwali snacks and sweets. But if are still deciding on the sweets, then here’s an easy one for you – my double layer Chocolate...

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Methi Mathri

Crispy Methi Mathri are the perfect tea time snack!

I have come to this conclusion recently – I can resist chocolates, I can even resist the temptation of a  cheesecake, it’s difficult but I can manage BUT when it comes to mathri I have no self control like ZERO. No wonder mom used to make mathri at home only twice in a year , for Holi and Diwali because she knew it will all be finished by one and only one person in the house, yes that’s ME!...

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Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms with a creamy and cheesy vegetarian filling . These are easy to make, high on flavors and an excellent appetizer to serve at any party. Try these Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms for Thanksgiving or just about any gathering, they are sure to be a crowd pleaser. They are stuffed with all yummy things and the most delicious Kraft Natural Shredded Cheese!

So we are all officially into full festive mood now. The clock went back an hour yesterday (an extra hour of...

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Mini Pumpkin Cakes

Super soft and spiced Mini Pumpkin Cakes frosted with the most amazing Cinnamon Maple Frosting!

And we are back to pumpkin again. I will be back with more Diwali recipes but these mini pumpkin cakes have been sitting in my draft folder for way too long and I didn’t want to make them wait any further. Oh before I forget Happy Halloween! What are you guys doing tonight? And plans of dressing up? I know some people are so creative, so I am totally looking forward to some amazing...

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No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Parfait

These No Bake OREO Cheesecake Parfait are the perfect treat for your Halloween Party! So easy, cute and spooky!

Boo! It’s the Halloween week! I had so many things planned for you guys for Halloween but unfortunately I was able to execute only a few. What do I say, I have been crazy busy. Less than a month to go to India means lots of shopping, plus the house stuff still takes most of the weekend. So much to do and so little time. Plus you guys already know how good I am at...

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

Remember I posted these spicy roasted pumpkin seeds at the beginning of the week? Well, I am ending the week with this Curried Pumpkin Soup which I topped with those spicy seeds. The soup is super comforting and will become your new favorite fall soup! It will also be perfect for your Halloween or Thanksgiving entertaining!

The soup season is here, it’s everywhere! I have always been a soup lover, in India winters weren’t as bad as they are...

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