News And A Thank You


Guess what? Here’s something fun. I won the Naturalizer Style At Any Age contest.

I know! I’m really pleased, and surprised.

I also need to thank you all so much. Go you guys! And go you so much that I’ll put together the giveaway for 2 pairs of Naturalizer shoes and get it up on the blog, as soon as I extract myself from the current project of Learning To Cook Indian Food.

So far I have determined that dried onion flakes do not like high temperatures. Am about to experiment with processing cooked spinach in the blender. I confess to some trepidation.

Again, thank you. It is such a pleasure to write for you all.

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22 Comments

  • Hi Lisa,
    Your posts are so great – why aren’t you on Facebook?
    Would love to collaborate, share ideas –
    Best,
    Dalit
    Owner
    Dalitika

    http://dalitika.com
    https://www.facebook.com/Dalitika

    11/01/13
    4:50 pm
    Lisa said...

    @Dalit Fresco, The best way to talk about collaborations is on email, if that’s OK with you.

  • I hope you cooled the spinach first!

    11/01/13
    10:33 am
    Lisa said...

    Ha! Will do:).

  • Oh Lisa…do try to get Vij’s Cookbooks they are marvelous Indian recipes.
    I have made many of them and they taste just the same as they serve in their restaurant!
    I tried to vote for you but it was only open to residents of the USA…congratulations on your win!
    BTW I think WE are the ones who are privileged to read what you write.

    11/01/13
    4:51 pm
    Lisa said...

    @hostessofthehumblebungalow, Thanks for the recommend.

    11/02/13
    3:29 pm
    Chris said...

    @hostessofthehumblebungalow,

    Yes, do try out Vij’s cookbooks http://www.vijs.ca/vijs-cookbooks/

    Elegant & inspired Indian cuisine – his restaurant in Vancouver is consistently rated one of the best Indian in North America.

  • Congratulations, Lisa! It was a pleasure to vote for you…

  • http://tinyurl.com/mu8yxmh
    Good book.

    Congrats!!! Yay you :)

    11/01/13
    4:52 pm
    Lisa said...

    @Rosie, Will do. Thanks.

  • Whooo HOOO! Congratulations on a most fitting win!

  • Woot! Way to rock them boots!

  • Congratulations! You really rocked the look!

    Let us know how that combination of dried onion flakes and spinach turns out. I understand your trepidation.

  • Congratulations on your win. Is there a reason you aren’t substituting onion for the flakes?

    You should be able to blenderize any cooked vegetable as long as you only process about a cup at a time.

    11/04/13
    8:23 am
    Lisa said...

    @Wendy Bird, The recipe called for onion flakes, and it was from a friend’s mother’s home cooking, who am I to question?

  • May I echo what one of your deft commenters said on another of your social media sites, “You were a shoe-in.” Isn’t that the best? And you WERE, too.

  • Yay! All is not right in the world.

    I too wonder why not an actual onion?

    xo J

  • I meant to say all is now right in the world. Sorry, I was distracted by the child across the street screaming bloody murder.

  • You’ll have to keep us updated on the Indian cooking project. I’m always a fan of the flavours, but haven’t figured out precisely how to recreate them at home (though the near-misses are quite enjoyable!)

  • Thank you everyone! Onion flakes is what the recipe called for:). And you all are great.

  • Congratulations! I’m sure you received many votes from total strangers because yours was the best look with the boots! It was fun to vote for you.

  • Congratulations!! My husband gave me a funny look this morning when he heard my enthusiastic response to the Naturalizer announcement. You looked great and I’m happy to have had a small part in this recognition.

  • I can report you did quite well in the Chicago precincts.

    11/04/13
    8:23 am
    Lisa said...

    @GSL, OK. Who did you pay off:).

  • congratulations and happy weekend to you!

  • Congrats and I am so happy you won. Well deserved and what a better way than to celebrate with a home cooked Indian meal. Happy Diwali.
    pve

  • Yipee! Congratulations.

  • I knew you would :)

    xoxo

    11/04/13
    8:23 am
    Lisa said...

    @Seeker, Aw. Thanks.

  • congrats on a most well-deserved win!