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Crusty Artisan Loaf – No Knead

Serving : 4 – 6 Time : 18 to 24 hrs Difficulty : Easy This is my first attempt at making an Artisanal Loaf! After mixing the 4 basic ingredients in a plastic bowl. I covered it and let it … Continue reading

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No Yeast Pizza Dough

This makes thin crust Pizza very nicely. Not good for a thick crust Pizza Ingredients : 2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour 1/1/3rd tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp oil – Canola or veg 2/3rd cup water … Continue reading

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Some Things You May NOT Know – Very Useful Tips To Make Life Easier!

1) Ants Problem: Ants hate cucumbers.Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place where ants come in or an ant hole. 2) To get pure and clean ice: Boil water first before freezing. 3) To make the mirror shine: Clean … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Originally posted on Our Sweet Kitchen:
Perfect for the summer season & made with fresh zucchini from our garden! They are waiting (along with a glass of milk) for my sweetheart. The smell of chocolate chip cookies reminds me of…

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Udupi Temple Rasam – A Guest Post by Anupama Michael

Made this Rasam – absolutely yumciously delicious! Thanks Aruna. I am re- blogging this recipe!

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Braised Chicken

Serving : 4 to 6                           Time: 1 to 1 1/2 hrs                      Difficulty: Easy This dish was a trial and error dish that really came out really delicious. Ingredients: 6 to 8 Chicken thighs – skin on and bone in. 4 … Continue reading

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Spinach Ambat – Coconut Spinach Dal

Serving: 4                     Time: 1 hr                                     Difficulty: easy This is a toovar or arhar ( husked yellow pigeon peas) preparation from the ‘Bhanap’ community of the Saraswat Brahmins of the South West coast of India. Served with steaming hot rice, it … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

Ingredients 1/3 bar of Fels Naptha soap( is an awesome stain remover). 1/2 cup Borax powder(softens the water, cleans, disinfects and deodorizes the clothes, ). 1/2 cup Arm and Hammer Washing Soda( neutralizes odors as well as cuts grease in … Continue reading

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Home made Oxygen Bleach

Homemade Oxyygen Bleach – works like OxyClean! 1 cup water 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide 1/2 cup baking soda Mix together in a bucket, add 1 gallon of hot water, and soak laundry in it for 90 minutes to overnight. Next … Continue reading

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Silver Cleaner

      This works good for Silver Jewelry Cleaning as well. Line a plastic bowl with aluminum foil. 1 Tablespoon of Salt 1 Tablespoon of Baking Soda or Washing Soda 1 quart of Hot Water Add the Salt and … Continue reading

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