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  • Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

    Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

    Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

    Imagine us wandering through the aisles of a giant hypermarché on the outskirts of Paris, my sister and I were snapping up as many jars of poudre de Colombo we can bring back home, and dreaming up a thick and saucy lentil and sweet potato stew infused with warm aromatic … Continue Reading...

  • Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    Saffron Barley with Black-Eyed Peas

    I got sick over the weekend, with fever, fatigue and what my dad would call catarrh. I got a little delirious, in a way a fever does; but the doctor suspected it’s an infection from my long bout with seasonal allergies. I took a recommended extra day of rest and … Continue Reading...

  • Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Stewed Black-Eyed Peas

    Save for taking a few day trips into West Virginia and having lived in Maryland, I’ve never really been to the South (Southern United States). Still, I’ve been eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s for good luck ever since I learned of the southern tradition.

    It’s not that I … Continue Reading...

  • Wine Glazed Vegetables and Lentils

    Wine Glazed Lentils and Vegetables

    Wine Glazed Lentils and Vegetables

    I had a particularly delicious rice and lentil dish at a friend’s house recently. Our host before we sat down to dinner, apologized because she said she’d been running late and had rushed through preparing the meal.

    It was a simple mujadara with about the same ratio of rice to … Continue Reading...