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San Francisco from my lens

Living in Bay area always has it’s perks! No weekend can get boring. Just get in your car and drive in any direction, you will surely have some place to visit in the vicinity. Likewise, a drive to San Francisco can never get uninteresting. Christmas Day in this charming city with a new Canon DSLR in hands.…

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Almond Fudge

This rich chocolate fudge will melt in your mouth! It’s smooth and creamy texture with the perfect crunch of almonds is undoubtedly a crowd pleaser!  With the holiday season going around, everyone is constantly in search of an ideal gift. I am sure these almond fudge would be an excellent choice for holiday gifts! It can be prepared…

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Poondu Kuzhambu/ Garlic Kozhambu

Kuzhambu is a famous South Indian gravy made with the broth of tamarind. I have never been a big admirer of kuzhambu since childhood because I used to find it pretty spicy. But after being married to a spice loving family, I have got acclimatized to spice to some extent and most surprisingly, now I…

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A blossomy adornment in my home décor

Recently, I have been trying my hands at paper filigree popularly also known as quilling. Must confess, it is a real fun hobby to pursue. Once you start getting it right, plethora of ideas start pouring in your mind. After few attempts to make couple of jewelries, I made this Sunflower and placed it in…

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Homemade Nutella

Everybody loves Nutella! This image from the internet very aptly describes why we all love it so much! However, after reading so many articles about it containing MSG (monosodium glutamate), toxic GMOs, etc.  I got skeptical about using it. But giving up Nutella was impossible, so replicating it at home seemed to be the PERFECT…

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Fall Inspired Vase

Give a second thought before throwing away any used glass bottle next time. I recycled some of mine into this vase using some simple and fun techniques. Since it’s the season of Fall, I was inspired to make a Fall themed vase. “Autumn is the second Spring where every leaf is a flower.” To make…

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Homemade Dates Syrup

Dates are wonderful natural sweetener, loaded with nutritional value. And when in the form of syrup, they can easily be incorporated in any kind of recipe. Believe me, once you have this homemade dates syrup handy , you can drastically cut down the use of the processed sugar in your kitchen! Add it to your…