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Pancake made with sourdough starter or discard

Easy Sourdough Pancakes – Say No To Discarding Starter !

Who doesn’t like pancakes – the  soft  fluffy kind  that   melts in your  mouth !   Well here is  one  that  is  even   better – sourdough pancakes.  Not  only do these  taste  great , the  aromas  as  these  cook are heavenly.  All this   without  any levening  or  other  flavorings.  What  better  way  to  use  up  extra Read more

Mathi Mulakittathu – Spicy Sardine Curry

Mathi Mulakittathu is a  traditional  Kerala  fish curry, made  with  sardines.   This   red  curry is  indeed  spicy  and  not  for the  faint  of  heart.   If you are  not a  fan  of  sardine  make  it  with other  small  fatty fish.   Since  this curry  is  hot and tangy it is  usually served  with a  neutral   starch –Read more
Turmeric And Herb Pull Apart Loaf

Turmeric And Herbs Pull Apart Loaf – Recipes To Wash The Winter Blues Away

A  warm  sunny   bread  for  the   cold  days , that  is  what  this  loaf is.   The  color of the loaf itself  brings a smile to  the  face.   This  lovely pull apart loaf  is  meant  for  sharing, just  get  everyone  around  the  table and   dig  in.  Serve  it  with  a  bowl of  soup ,  salad,  someRead more
Thiruvathira Puzhukku

Thiruvathira Puzhukku – Root Vegetable Medley

Puzhukku is a  dish made   of  boiled/steamed  root vegetables mixed  with  seasoned  coconut paste. These are  served   either by itself  or  with  Kanji (rice).  Thiruvathira  Puzhukku is made with a mix of  seasonal root  vegetables and beans.  The tubers  are nutritious  and  filling  while the beans are a source of protein making  it  ideal for ladies  whoRead more

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Point Arena Lighthouse

Enchanted Yet ? – Point Arena Lighthouse

Waves  crashing  constantly on the  rocks,  as if  to keep time  eternally, this  is Point  Arena.  Just pure  nature, and  a  man made  lighthouse. The lighthouse  stands at  the tip of a narrow  peninsula  jutting  about  half a mile into the pacific Ocean – serene and  ethereal.   In the sparsely populated  cost  of  Northern  California Read more
Cinder Cone - Lassen

Cinder Cone At Lassen – On The Hiking Trail

  We were at  the  visitor  center  at Lassen  National  Park poring over  the map.  For  a  nature  lover there  are many interesting  things  to  do here.   I knew  what  I   must to do  the  minute i saw  the  picture of  the  Cinder Cone  Trail.  Lassen  has  no  dearth of volcanic  domes –Read more

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