One of the things I've enjoyed most about writing my Table Scraps column is that it forces me to expand my own culinary horizons. I know how easy it is to get stuck in a rut of cooking a few good dishes and rotating through them week after week.
To push my cooking envelope, I recently took an introduction to Indian cooking class. I learned a veritable feast of new Indian dishes including an amazing recipe for Chai Tea, which I shared in this week's Table Scraps column.
Here are a few photos I took during the class:
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