February 14, 2010

Love is in the air!

You 're the One for Me!

There I was -
One minute getting to know you,
enjoying you and wondering
where it would all lead...
and the next,
thinking about you all the time,
Knowing that I can never, ever
wanted to be without you!
I guess that's the way life is.
You're going along doing your everyday things,
and out of the blue,
life gives you this wonderful present,
a present you had no idea
how much you wanted.
That's what you are to me, you know,
.....A PRECIOUS GIFT....

~ (author is Unknown) but quoted by me to S in a letter for February 2006 V'day :)

5 years and 2 months - We (me & S) have long been 'committed' to each other and all this time, he has been both my strength and weakness. I truly cherish each and every moment  spent with him and we have definitely grown together all these years. I can only wish and hope for better days for many more years to come! :).

...and the biggest news of all - Yes! We are getting married this April :) & As you all know, the biggest advantage of marrying a food-blogger - you get to eat yummy food while you-know-who does the dishes!.. S - Are you listening! ;)



Wishing you all a very Happy Valentine's Day 

and today's recipe is one his favorites - 'Breakfast Potatoes with Fried Eggs'..Enjoy!



Breakfat Potatoes with Fried Eggs

4 small red potatoes (with skin)
1/2 onion, cut as juliennes

1 tsp olive oil
salt & pepper - to taste
1/2 tsp paprika
fresh corainder

1-2 eggs

Preparation:

1. Clean the potatoes by scrubbing them, prick with fork several times and then microwave for 3 minutes. this is just to soften them a little so that it takes less time to actually cook them.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan, saute onions until golden brown. Remove the potatoes, cut them into small cubes (with skin). Add these to the sauteed onions. Cover and cook for 3-4 mins on medium-low flame.

3. Season with salt, pepper and paprika. and mix in fresh coriander at last.

4. Grease a pan (I used the same one) with a little olive oil, break eggs right in the middle. I love to sprinkle some red pepper flakes when they are almost done.

5. Serve the eggs on the potatoes! Yum. :)



[Edited on Feb 16th]: While She would be my sister-in-law, She will be my neighbor. (or atleast there is very high chance we both living nearby and more frequently meeting in person & chattering away to glory! I am so excited! :)

Ciao,

27 comments :

  1. Am I the first one to comment?Well the poem is lovely and very touching..I am sure he is very lucky to have YOU!!Congratulations!!Can't wait...

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  2. Wow, that's great news! Congrats Siri...

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  3. Hi Siri,
    Wonderful!
    You brought my memories back!
    Loved your post!
    Lovely song, Many years ago!I was also in the same boat.

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  4. congratulations o the good news...Wish u a very happy valentines day...

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  5. Congrats SIri. Enjoy the special day and wish you many more special days :)

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  6. Beautiful post Siri..Glad to know Shri is gonna be ur SIL..Wishing u both guys so many beautiful things in future...

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  7. Happy V day to you too sweetie!

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  8. Hi Siri,
    Last night, I missed congratulating you! Reading the poem,I went into my past as even me and my husband were committed for 8 years before we got married.
    Congrats, Wish you both a very happy and loving life.
    All the best.

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  9. Wow thats a wonderful news! Congratulations, Sri would be your SIL, too good, enjoy!

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  10. Congratulations Siri- what a sweet announcement! Wishing you the very best.

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  11. Best of luck, Siri, where are you getting married, India or the US?

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  12. That's a cool combo for a breakfast..very nice and very tasty..congratulations on your wedding news..wish you all the very best.

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  13. Lovely poem... Potatoes and eggs in the morning makes a great breakfast!!! Love the text on the plate ;D

    http://memoryarchieved.blogspot.com

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  14. aweee....................:)

    ..and you forgot to mention one more thing! About me having a possibility of becoming your neighbor! :(

    Mr.S are you listening?

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  15. Siri,
    congratualtions! ..wishing both of you all the joy and happiness ...
    love the breakfast you prepared ..
    hugs and smiles

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  16. Shri - Surely you are the first one to comment :). He is your brother and still you say that. I am so lucky to have you as my sister-in-law ;). I can't wait to see you all.

    Sig - Thanks Sig. :)

    Nivedita - We are so romantic when we are young Isn't it? I think as you spend more time together, you miss doing that small little things, which bring so much joy. I hope not to become boring, though S already is ;)

    notyet100 - I was going for a 'lovebirds' template. glad you liked it.

    Sumi - Thanks sumi. Belated V'day wishes to you! Hope you had lots of fun.

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  17. Ruchika, simply.food - thank you dearies :)

    Priya - I am so happy to have such a wonderful and warm person like Shri (real name starts with K, by the way ;) as my SIL. Thanks for your wishes Priya.

    Cynthia - Wishing you a very happy belated V'day Cynthia. Hope you had loads of fun.

    Rachel, Parita - Thanks rachel.

    Nivedita - Aww! that is so sweet of you to come back and wish me nivedita! Wow, 8 years is a long time. I thought 5 years was long :)

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  18. Nupur - Thank you much for your wishes Nupur and Congratulations to you too for your blog's 5th anniversary! :D

    Sra - Thanks Sra. The marriage ceremony will be in Hyderabad. None of my relative are here in US though S has a couple of them.

    Deepa - Potatoes with Fried is a classic american breakfast combo - a combo that always works :) Thanks for your wishes.

    Ramya - I love the poem too Ramya. Guess who got me that plate - S ofcourse. We were in target and we had an argument for some reason. Immediately he was like - "Let us take this plate. make some dish & post for V'day" and instantly I was so happy. :) He has his bag of tricks ready all the time ;)

    DK - How could I forget you babes. As soon as I saw your comment, I updated the post. :).. I can't wait to see you, be your neighbor and have parceled all the goodies you make. We will be so jumpy that Poor S and K, they will be like - Why did we marry these two monkeys ;)

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  19. You settling in CA? Congrats again Siri!

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  20. Hearty congo for your wedding.Wish u the best of luck

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  21. Sorry I'm so late, but haven't been blog hopping much lately. CONGRATS!!!!!! Your man is lucky to have you and I wish you both a lifetime of happiness! :)

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  22. wow.. what a romantic way to celebrate V-Day... I know you must be excited and counting the days. So I was :) Reminds me of those beautiful and restless days when I was waiting for V to come and marry me...(blush blush) btw, did you say that you could be DK's neighbor oh I am green eyed now..

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