It might be chilly outside, but there are already some wonderful signs of delicious and fresh produce from the local farms in the area. When I saw these gorgeous rainbow carrots, I knew I had to have them at my dinner table.
Indian food has creeped into the weekly rotation of Taco Tuesdays, Take-Out Chinese Wednesdays and Trendy Thai Fusion Fridays -- all once misunderstood exotic cuisines that have secured spots on the carousel of accepted foods by mainstream America.
The potatoes in this recipe are first seared till they are almost cooked tender. Then towards the end of the cooking, the potatoes are seasoned with garlic and mango to prevent them from burning while still flavoring the potatoes.
Most often I've been asked to change my name (unpronounceable), my nose (not "American") and my weight (heavy best friend). I haven't followed any of that advice, and at this point, I'm actually pretty grateful for the relentless scrutiny of my looks.
The arrival of autumn brings in new produce to work with and I am excited. So here it is, something that has been at the back of my mind quite a while now, I just needed to wait for the pumpkins to arrive.
It's time, after more than two centuries of dealing with American Indians, for the feds to get their act together and accept the broader definition of who's an American Indian in the Affordable Care Act.
Should India's Independence Day be celebrated in Hindu temples in America? I think so. We can use the day to reflect on identity, on struggle and sacrifice, and on the deeper, spiritual significance of concepts like freedom or independence.
Virgil Ortiz represents his heritage with dignity and style while creating global awareness of his culture and opportunities for his tribal community -- especially the Native youth, which to him are the future.
Gupta's supporters will say he took on the government because he was convinced of his own innocence. As was Ravi. But was it a conviction born out of a sense of his own innocence or a hubris born out of wealth and privilege?
When many of us from Indian reservations see the United States send billions of dollars in foreign aid to Egypt, Israel, Pakistan, Afghanistan and God knows where else, we often wonder why the indigenous people of America do not come first.
Michelle's maternal grandmother, Rebecca Jumper, did an admirable job of keeping her past a secret, but that's probably because she didn't know much about it herself. That's unfortunate, because hers is an intriguing history.
For decades in New York, Indian food traditionally has been burdened with a reputation for being "cheap and cheery," and its restaurants are largely confined to pockets of "curry ghettos" around the city.
It would be a hoot and a half if anyone in Hollywood lost their job over allegations of infidelity. By most estimates, Tinseltown would become a ghost town. Too bad thirty year old Nikita Thukral is based in India, then.
As his enemies on both sides of the aisle of American politics continue to revel in New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's admitted misbehavior, the real world is left to wonder about his young Pakistani-Indian Muslim bride.
Four festivals have taken place -- or will -- this Fall in New York City that showcase South Asian cinema or those from the South Asian diaspora. Of the four, I View Film Festival 2010, was the eye-opener -- no pun intended.