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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf


This was a really easy side dish that comes from ‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook,’ by Melissa Costello. It’s a pilaf made with quinoa instead of the typical rice.¬†Quinoa is often referred to as a ‘super grain.’ It may be lacking tights and a cape but man, is it full of […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Un-Shepherd’s Pie


One of my boyfriend’s favorite meals is Shepherd’s Pie. So naturally, I had to make an Un-Shepherd’s Pie for him (the key to a man’s heart is through his…uh..stomach….sure). I have made this recipe a couple times now because, well, I like it! I would recommend it to anyone who […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Veggie Loaf


This is the “Veggie Loaf with Tomato Glaze” from ‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook.’ I was really excited to make this recipe because I loves me some “meat” loaf. But I have to say, I was pretty disappointed with how it came out. First of all, it takes a while to […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: BlackBeanBrownies


Yep that’s right. BLACK BEAN brownies. Black beans? Yep! Black beans!!! Guess what the main ingredient is… LOVE. Well actually, black beans are the main ingredient. But the love is pretty tasty too. This¬†scrumptious¬†recipe is from ‘Karma Chows’ Ultimate Cook Book,‘ by Melissa Costello. It has an entire 25 oz […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Pad Thai


Pad Thai is one of my most favoritest of favorite things. My boyfriend and I have been on a quest to find the ultimate pad thai ever since I brought him to his first Thai restaurant, Lemon Grass, in Syracuse. Their pad thai is BY FAR the best ever (ask […]

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