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Lentils (Dal)

Lentils (Dal) This is a big batch, approximately 8 servings. Half the recipe, or make the whole amount and freeze any leftovers. 2 cups lentils (1 c. red masoor dal + 1 c. small yellow dal) 7 cups water 3 … Continue reading

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Cabbage Soup

Ready in about half an hour, this easy soup also freezes well. Change it up by adding a chopped carrot or substitute squash or cauliflower for the cabbage. I tried this with mitah kuddu yesterday (that’s a pumpkin in Pakistan, … Continue reading

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Carrot & Poppy Seed Muffins

Kind of healthy muffins to satisfy a sweet tooth.
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Chocolate chip cookies – in a bar form. Quick and easy! 2 cups flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 1 cup butter, softened (200 to 225 grams in Karachi) 1 large egg 1 cup chocolate … Continue reading

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Scottish Scones

For many years we’ve used this recipe that my mom came across in a newspaper. It’s especially nice with butter or jam. Preheat the oven to 375 ° F 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup oats, uncooked 1/4 cup packed, … Continue reading

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Leftovers: Baked Pasta

Wondering what to do with the leftover pasta and sauce in the fridge? This recipe uses up plenty of leftovers. Now is your chance to get creative. 8 oz. cooked pasta, any shape 1 cup red sauce* 1 cup white … Continue reading

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Chicken and Corn Fried Rice

This is a favorite recipe of ours. I’m reprinting it exactly, and giving the link. It was a recipe I picked up as an NPR listener where chefs were asked for recipes that fed a family on a budget. This recipe … Continue reading

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