Walter’s Lasagna

One of Walter’s specialties is lasagna. He’s always made a great dish and it improved after our trip to Italy (and the many detailed notes we took while eating the food there). One of the things that make this lasagna so amazing is the fresh ingredients used in it especially the fresh homemade pasta noodles. If you are daring enough and have the tools, I highly recommend using them. It is ok if you don’t but it does make a difference. lasagna-4

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Indian Butter Eggplant (Nethi Vankaya)

Here’s another Indian recipe from a co-worker, Butter Eggplant. She brought this in for work for lunch one day. I asked what it was and she told me. It smelled so good so I immediately started to google for a recipe. None of the recipes I was seeing was what she was eating. So after a while I asked her if she would share the recipe with me. Finding out, this is specific to her region in a part of southern India, so she was not surprise that I could not find a recipe online. It is super easy to …

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Marinated Lemon Chicken Skewers

Last weekend was “Family Dinner” with some friends. It’s where we get together, cook, eat, have some wine and wind down from the week. It was so hot out I didn’t want to cook in the house, so opted for the grill. I made 2 kinds of skewers. This one was the favorite. The marinated lemon chicken skewers are marinated in some delicious and simple ingredients.  Marinated Lemon Chicken Skewers-1

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Roast Leg of Lamb

I was at Costco last weekend and saw this boneless leg of lamb. It looked so good. I love lamb. Love it. Sadly, I am not familiar with cooking it. I bought it anyway. So here I had this leg of lamb and no idea what to do with it. Google, here I come! I found multiple recipes. All varying in cooking techniques, seasonings, how to season. I gained the most info from a recipe on Allrecipes.com. It was a great guide on temps and cooking time. Walter found some seasoning ideas on Myhalalkitchen.com. We combined …

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