Cooking In Pajamas

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10 May, 2020
Thai Red Curry - The Perfect Cure for a Chilly Day
2 min read

It's been on and off snowing at my parent's house in Michigan so that got me thinking.... And what better way to shoo the cold weather away than a bowl of spicy hot thai red curry! Plus doesn't hurt that it was mother's day weekend and my mom loves thai food 😁 Ingredients 6-8 mushrooms sliced 2 cups coconut milk (I used canned) 3-5 tbsp red c...
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23 April, 2020
Hibiscus Margaritas
2 min read

This recipe makes the most fun cocktails I've ever made. It's a bright pink color and all sorts of tasty. It also is insanely easy to make. Hibiscus Margaritas Ingredients Amount Silver Tequila 2 oz Hibiscus simple syrup (recipe here) 1 oz Lime juice 1 oz Lime/orange wheel slice for garnish Kosher salt or sugar to line the rim Place some salt or...
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09 April, 2020
Tangy, Airy Loaves of Joy
14 min read

Sourdough is one of those things I never thought I'd get into. It sounds time consuming and honestly a little like baking magic. Today I stand in front of you proud. Having maintained for my starter for almost a full year now! In case you don't understand how much of an accomplishment this is... let me break it down for you. I am maybe one of t...
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06 April, 2020
Nothing's better than fried cauliflower
4 min read

Let's face it... anytime you take something, bread, and fry it... that's culinary gold. The best example of that is gobi manchurian. When I think of indo-chinese cuisine, the first thing that pops into mind is gobi manchurian. It's tangy. It's crispy. It's spicy.  It's perfection is what it is. Unfortunately gobi manchurian is a dish that's a...
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04 April, 2020
The bready, swirly, Jewish dessert that dreams are made of
7 min read

As Elaine would say "You can't beat a babka". In reality, babka isn't a pastry you can just "whip together" at a moment's notice. While it takes some work to make this bread, the results are worth every sugarcoated second – with a moist, deeply flavored tangy brioche-like cake wrapped around a dark fudge filling, then topped with cocoa streusel cr...
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16 March, 2020

Taking Shakshuka South of the Border
2 min read

  • #shakshuka,
  • #herbivore,
  • #herbivores,
  • #avocado,
  • #mexican,
  • #eggs,
  • #poached eggs,
  • #tomato
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Hello and welcome!

We're Sumu & Anu.

We've known each other pretty much forever, and this blog is our way of documenting our culinary exploits, and some non-culinary exploits as well. We're not always on the same page, or in the same state, or even on the same continent, but two things are generally true:

At least one of us is not paying attention

At least one of us is wearing her pajamas

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