Heirloom Bean Chili With Pumpkin Cornbread

Soup “Sixth Birthday Bash” To see the entire seven course meal menu, please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu- “Sixth Birthday Bash”. This chili recipe is one I’ve used for years and basically came from a “kitchen sink” type situation. I always have jars…

Coconut Caramel Popcorn Balls

Amuse Bouche “Sixth Birthday Bash” To see the entire seven- course meal menu, please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu- “Sixth Birthday Bash”. The popcorn balls you had prior to this were laden with candies and made at one of those specialty shops that…

Elaichi Rose Shortbread Cookies

 Dessert “A Grateful Meal” To see the entire seven- course meal menu, please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu- “A Grateful Meal”. Oh I love these cookies. While growing up when we would go to your Nani Masi’s house in Jaitu Mandi, Punjab,…

Masala Lassi

 Palate Cleanser “A Grateful Meal” To see the entire seven- course meal menu, please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu- “A Grateful Meal”. This isn’t a common combination of flavors for the Western palette. But for Southeast Asians this is a quintessential thirst…