Tag Archive | thanksgiving side dishes

Thanksgiving Traditions and Recipes

My parents came to the U.S in the 1970s from India. Despite being immigrants with strong culinary traditions, they embraced Thanksgiving early on. We grew up eating the customary turkey or cornish hens, along with stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. In the last few years though they’ve come to appreciate American soul foods. While […]

Collard Greens Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends! If leafy greens were like an 80s movie, kale would be the rich kids named Thad, Chaz and Victoria. Collards would be like working class Lloyd Dobler.  I’ll always have a soft spot for them because it reminds me of living in Tennessee, Southern Cooking and Soul Food. Beyond […]

RoodonFood Recipes: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I was one of those strange kids who liked almost all vegetables growing up including the much maligned Brussels sprouts. Full of vitamin A, Vitamin C and fiber, these cruciferous veggies taste great on the stove top with butter and bacon or even simpler is the roasting recipe below. Roasting removes part of the sourness […]