Sagwala Gosht [American Style]

We have the family tradition that, rather than going out to eat to celebrate our birthdays, I prepare the birthday boy or girl his or her favorite meal. Today is my husband’s birthday. He asked for curry, so we had a collection of several different types of curries along with a variety of condiments. The…

Creamy Curried Chickpeas and Rice

Now that my husband and I are in our mid-50s, our fun-loving, eat-everything lifestyle has caught up with us and our physicians have instructed us that we must avoid the S.A.D. (Standard American Diet) with urgency. Eating more healthfully, therefore, means eating much less beef – a staple here in Texas (in fact, beef is…

Green Curry Lentils with Spinach

Understanding that diet can contribute to all sorts of health conditions—including rheumatoid arthritis (of which I was diagnosed today), I created this healthful and flavorful meatless meal featuring easy-to-cook green lentils for dinner tonight. This meal is influenced by the flavors of Thailand and India. It’s packed with all kinds of goodness. Green Curry Lentils…

Thai Yellow Curry Shrimp with Pineapple & Mango

It’s Friday in Lent, which for us means seafood. Because it’s getting warmer outside, we opted for a light, tropical-type dinner. We had this healthy one-dish meal over jasmine rice, but it’s so full of fruit and veggies, that it would be just as good on its own. Thai Yellow Curry Shrimp with Pineapple &…