Posts Tagged ‘cashew’
Brown Butter Pumpkin Muffins
Breads & Muffins • Tags: Breakfast, brown butter, cashew, muffin, nut, pumpkin, shortage, streusel, Thanksgiving
Some people adore pumpkin. Some of us do not. It is one of Amir’s favorites, but the other half of this Duo has never been that impressed. Until recently. Pumpkin is everywhere right now, which is exciting for many people. Wasn’t it just last year that the canned pumpkin purée shortage wreaked havoc upon the nation’s bakers? It was also last year that we went all out and cooked up an all-pumpkin dinner party. When Trader Joe’s touted the first newsletter announcing the arrival of canned pumpkin this season, we stocked up on a few cans to work with for the months of October and November. We discussed different ways to use the pumpkin and argued about the types of families that serve pumpkin pie and/or sweet potato pie for Thanksgiving. There was no clear winner for the latter. As for the former, how would we use up all this canned pumpkin? And would the uses be enough to change an ambivalent pumpkin eater or a fan? The findings would be a welcome surprise.
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Poultry & Pork • Tags: cashew, chicken, coconut, Ethnic Exploration, garam masala, ghee, India Sweets & Spices
Our apologies for those who may have come across this post earlier in the week. There was a malfunction with the image, and we had to recook the dish in order to grab another photo. If you already read through the info, hopefully you won’t feel like this is a duplication of information. We wanted to share this with everyone of course, so bear with us! Technical difficulties aside, it’s time for a new feature here on the blog. We like to keep things fresh, so come along with us as we start our own culinary exploration through La La Land (aka Los Angeles). We’ll call this series The Duo’s Ethnic Exploration, and each month, we’ll choose a dish from a different culture, shop in the markets, visit the neighborhoods and chat with people who can give us a few hints behind the making of a chosen dish. This month, we’re starting with Indian food.
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