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Aglio e Olio Peperoncino

A simple Italian classic: olive oil, garlic and dried chili spaghetti aka Aglio e Olio...Another simple Italian pasta recipe: aglio e olio peperoncino! Even if you’re pretty lousy home cook I’m sure you can’t screw this one up. There’s 2 things here you got to watch out for: don’t overcook your pasta and don’t burn the garlic. Period. Now how easy is that?
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Fresh Indian Cucumber Raita: a refreshing dipping sauce or side for any spicy Indian curry!

Fresh Indian Cucumber Raita

I made this cucumber raita a couple of times before but it’s only now that I realize what I was doing wrong. Not that my former tryouts were inedible, far from that. But there was just something missing in the taste, something not quite right but I couldn’t put my finger on it.now I know what it was: I used to add salt to the yogurt sauce. Salt and yogurt, that’s a big no no - now I know that. Well at least in this raita recipe! It was only after browsing yet another handful of raita recipes I came to realize none of them asked for salt. And if there is one this I add to practically all of my dishes and recipe, yep that’s salt. Big time. ... read more

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