Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Taste of the Sea

The brave Christmas Eve of 1982 involved oyster stuffing. It was the Christmas before my marriage. My husband’s family, large and in full storytelling mode, put out turkey, ham, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, rolls, seven-layer salad, green beans, … Continue reading

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India Abroad and Me

In a surprising and gratifying twist, India Abroad magazine featured Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland on November 8, 2013, in a three-page interview/review. I’m so honored! Check it out here: M09 India Abroad M10 India … Continue reading

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Storing Up for Winter

As I sat down to lunch with a friend last week, our eyes drifted to the foods on my plate — sweet potato fries, lightly fried and delicious shrimp, French bread coated in butter and a small salad. A blush … Continue reading

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