Adobo Sauce

8 dried Guajillo chilis (seeded, stemmed and reconstituted) 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped (8 oz with juices) 1/4 cup cider vinegar 3 garlic cloves 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp Mexican oregano 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp allspice 3 tbsp olive oil

Samosa

This is my attempt to create a samosa recipe from various web recipes. Credits and References: https://www.cookwithmanali.com/samosa-recipe/ https://www.bonappetit.com/story/what-is-curry https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/06/22/482779599/meet-hing-the-secret-weapon-spice-of-indian-cuisine https://www.thespruceeats.com/carom-seeds-ajwain-1957879 https://www.bonappetit.com/story/simple-turmeric-curry-recipe https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/142967/easy-garam-masala/ https://food.ndtv.com/lists/10-home-made-masalas-that-will-make-your-cooking-flavoursome-1711155 https://indiankitchenandspices.com/difference-between-curry-and-masala/ Garam Masala: Note: Dry spices weigh about half of their actually volume of water. So 15cc weighs 7.5 grams. When you buy spices, you buy them by weight so beware. 1… Continue reading Samosa

Travel Clothing

Clothing Colors and Types: All your clothing should be interchangeable. Every shirt should work with every pant. The easiest way to do this is to use mostly black and grey for winter travel and mostly greens, blues and tans for summer travel. Dress in thin layers. Avoid thick clothing. Use synthetic fibers, avoid cotton because… Continue reading Travel Clothing

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Travel Towels and Soaps

Solid Soaps: You need to travel with solid soaps. They weigh much less than liquid soaps. They can be placed in your carry-on and they aren’t subject to the TSA Liquids rules. A bar of soap will last two people for almost a month on the road. Bar Soap can be stored in a flat… Continue reading Travel Towels and Soaps

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DFW Area Antique Malls

Westside Antique Marketplace Address: 12301 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Aledo, TX 76008 Description: 10,000 square feet of treasures, carefully collected and displayed in over 70 booths Impressions: Benbrook Antique Mall Address: 9250 Benbrook Blvd, Benbrook, TX 76126 Description: Light-filled vintage shopping spot with multiple dealers selling old collectibles & memorabilia. Impressions: Lone star antique and… Continue reading DFW Area Antique Malls

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