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Taj Mahal Turkey Curry

Sure, I could have just called this “Leftover Turkey Curry,” but where’s the fun in that?! In my search for worthwhile things to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey, I found this recipe on Feed52, then messed with it to make it even tastier and paleo approved. Kind of like Country Captain Chicken, this dish combines curry, raisins, and poultry to make a meal that’s comforting and... read more

Homemade Rogan Josh Seasoning

Ever since I discovered rogan josh a few years ago – and stopped confusing the spice blend with actor Seth Rogan and singer Josh Groban – I’ve been held hostage by my need for rogan josh. Originally devoted to Penzeys, I had a recent flirtation with the Savory Spice Shop… and both blends are definitely worth the 2-hour simmer time. But last week, when I pulled 3 lbs. of lamb cubes out of... read more

Paleo Rogan Josh

Whenever I mention the Indian dish rogan josh to my friend Stacey, I accidentally call it Josh Rogan, and she says, “Who? What?” because she knows it’s really called rogan josh. Yesterday, we realized I was reversing the names because of Seth Rogen – and then Stacey was confusing him with Josh Groban. They’re nothing alike. See for yourself. Seth Rogen Josh Groban Rogan... read more

Presto… Pesto

When you think of pesto, you probably envision the traditional pesto alla genovese: mashed basil leaves with tons of olive oil, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese… which probably means you’re not eating much of it these days, what with dairy being fooda non grata (yes, I made that up!) on our dino-chow menus. I’ve got good news: There are lots of tasty ways to make pesto varieties that... read more

Dinner & a Movie™: Curry & Prehistoric Eating Machines

Dave and I, after much painful trial and error, have declared Sundays “socializing-free zones,” which means that except for major occasions — like a friend’s recent wedding — we don’t make plans with other humans on Sundays. Sunday is our day to sleep late, do laundry, cook for the week, taunt the cat about being a skinny-ass Zombie beast, read books, take a nap, sit in... read more

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