Roasted Chicken with Asparagus and Cous Cous

As the weather gets colder in the evenings, I like using my oven a lot. Mainly, you don’t have to hover over the stove stop as much while cooking. It also makes the house warm, which is kind of nice in the winter. Also, there’s usually an amazing aroma that spreads nicely through the house.

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Cranberry Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping

Over Christmas break I bought a few bags of cranberries to use for our holiday meal. My in-laws love cranberry relish this time of year. I bought more than I needed for the relish so I decided to make cranberry coffee cake with the extra cranberries.

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Tortellini with Creamy Tomato Sauce

My husband and son love a good pasta dish with tomato sauce. Recently I went to our local grocery store and saw refrigerated cheese tortellini on sale, so I picked up a couple of packages. What made me excited is that this takes only 3 minutes to cook.

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Aloo Gosht (Pork with Potatoes)

When I was growing up, my family only ate pork on special occasions like Christmas and Easter. It was a big deal! My uncle would buy a whole hog from far away, bring it himself, and then we butchered it ourselves. It was too much for one family, so we sold the extra to others in our community who ate pork.

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