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Olive Oil Chocolate Cupcakes

I am not much of a baker but I do have a few cake recipes that I can completely vouch for. This one bowl olive oil chocolate cupcakes is one such recipe that I make quite often and has a lot of approvals from both adults and kids! The Olive Oil Chocolate Cupcakes come out fluffy and moist. The best part is that the batter makes exactly 12 cupcakes.

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Fruit and Nut Coffee Cake

Did you guys have a great Easter? We didn't celebrate but certainly enjoyed spotting several cute little bunnies running around with a colorful egg basket in their tiny hands. There were some joyful cheers and lots of laughter. The sky was bright blue and beautiful spring air carried several families to the park. It was pretty clear that people were relishing the Easter weekend. And while you guys were busy boiling, painting, hiding and hunting eggs, I cracked a few and baked a cake!

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Spinach Pesto with Roasted Garlic

These past few weeks have been really crazy. I missed my camera, missed visiting my favorite blogs and there is so much to catch up. In between all the packing and unpacking, I was hardly getting any time to breathe. Yes, we moved to a new apt and we are still settling down. Today, I found some time in hand to share one of our all-time favorite sauce for pasta, favorite spread for bread and favorite dip for the chips - Pesto!

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Rosemary and Parmesan Savory Cookies

Most Indian kitchens would always have a spice rack with zillion colorful spices, multiple containers with different types of lentil, a huge container filled with wheat flour and definitely a white rice container. Typically! When it comes to utensils, you would always find a pressure cooker or two! Pressure Cooker might intimidate a lot of people but not an Indian wife. They have some kind of love towards them. My Mom has three of those.. different sizes and uses them almost every day. There is one in my kitchen too, hiding somewhere in some counter. I could never like those! Tough to…

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Olive Oil Cake with Blackberries

This is my 100th post, yes 100.. wow! Can you believe it ??! :) I knew this day would come, but with all the blog-hopping, cooking, writing and clicking,  just didn't realize I had written 99 posts and it's time for the 100th! The journey so far has been amazing. Understanding about blogging, different social media, making friends and sharing recipes with them, it's an experience that I am enjoying every single day. A girl who used to order take-out now prefers to spend time in the kitchen and enjoy cooking. A girl who never used to touch the camera now…