Chicken Meatballs in Curry Simmer Sauce

This dish is wonderful for the transition from winter to spring. It is nutrient-dense, hearty, and relatively easy to prepare. The flavors take inspiration from Thai curries, but I am not experienced or knowledgeable enough about Thai food to claim this curry as Thai. This curry is definitely catered to my own palette, and all… Continue reading Chicken Meatballs in Curry Simmer Sauce

Split Pea Curry

I have been experimenting lately with combining traditional American (geographical) ingredients (like tomatillos) with archetypal dishes from other cultures (like an Indian curry). I used the red lentil curry recipe as a starting point, and I replaced the tomatoes with tomatillos. Because of the acidic, sour flavor that dominates in tomatillos, I needed a sweetness… Continue reading Split Pea Curry

West African Peanut Curry

I have never been to West Africa, and until recently, the wonder of harissa paste was unknown to me.  This spice blend is incredible.  I use it as a dipping sauce for bread, and I use it liberally in this recipe.  Especially in the winter, this is the perfect stew to warm you up after… Continue reading West African Peanut Curry

Curry Fajitas

So, you’ve made or have a bunch of tortillas, and there is nothing to fill them.  Fear not.  I am here for you.  Within 10 minutes, your problems will be no more. Ingredients ½ medium onion, sliced3-5 cloves garlic, minced½ red bell pepper, sliced½ green bell pepper, sliced2 cups mushrooms (shitake or portobello), sliced2 vine-ripened… Continue reading Curry Fajitas

Curried Pumpkin Soup

Let me set the stage here: I had a pumpkin patiently sitting on my counter for about a month and an array of spices to choose from in my cabinet.  I was tempted to remake my cheesy butternut squash soup using pumpkin, but I decided to branch out.  I followed the cooking outline from my… Continue reading Curried Pumpkin Soup

Red Lentil Curry

This recipe is one of my favorite go-to dishes that is simple and quick to make.  Inspiration for this recipe came from High Carb Hannah’s Instant Pot recipe book.  If you do not have an Instant Pot, this recipe can easily be made on the stove.  Cooking times will be different, though. Ingredients Curry 2… Continue reading Red Lentil Curry