No. 1 : Quick Recipe

Slow Cooker Indian Inspired Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes

  • 1 TB Cumin Seeds
  • ½ Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 1 Large Red Jalapeno, chopped
  • 2 TB Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Grated Garlic
  • 1 TB Grated Ginger
  • 1 Head Cauliflower (2 Bags Florets)
  • 2 Cups Chopped Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 TB Ancho or Chipotle Chile Powder
  • 1 TB Garam Masala
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Sea Salt
  • ½ Tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ Cup Chopped Cilantro, for Garnish
  • Brown Basmati Rice or Quinoa or other ancient grain for serving

Step One

In a large dry skillet, toast the cumin seeds until fragrant. Remove and place in the crockpot. Sauté the onion, jalapeno together in the pan with 1 TB of the olive oil, until just golden. Add in the ginger and garlic and cook and stir for about 1 minute.

Step Two

Cook on low for 6 – 7 hours or on high for 3 – 4 hours, When finished garnish with cilantro and serve over brown basmati rice or quinoa if desired.

No. 2 : Kitchen SCOOP

Browning Adds Flavor! 
If you have time, browning ingredients adds flavor to your finished dish. Simply stir-fry meat or vegetables in a large skillet with a little olive oil until the pieces are lightly browned on all sides. This can also be done ahead of time—just refrigerate your ingredients until you’re ready to cook.

No. 3 : Clever Idea

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and just plain delicious and good-for-you, this recipe is one you can return to again and again. Using quinoa or another ancient grain for serving can make it even better for you!

No. 4 : Wine FIND of the Week

Albecht Gewurztraminer
Alsace, France
About $20.00

Rich golden color, honey and apricots and a full mouth feel make this a perfect pairing for Indian food. You’ll be drinking “Gewurtz” from its homeland – Alsace still grows the most of this spicy, aromatic grape. You can also find some good examples from California, Oregon and Washington State.

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