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Recipe: Moroccan-spiced roast turkey breast

Ingredients: Spice Rub 1 tablespoon orange zest 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Mix the spices, divide in half and keep aside. Compound Butter 4 tablespoons butter, softened ½ of the spice rub 1 tablespoon honey Mix all

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Organization

Association spotlight: South Asian Bar Association of Michigan

The South Asian Bar Association of Michigan (SABA) is a dedicated organization of South Asian attorneys practicing in Michigan. The association provides a vital link between South Asian attorneys while promoting development through networking, advocacy, and mentoring. SABA seeks to strengthen the rapidly growing legal community with a recognized and trusted forum for professional growth and

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Recipe: a fresh take on Thanksgiving green beans

Here’s the second in our series of recipes for the perfect Indian-American Thanksgiving. Skip the green bean casserole and try green bean thoran, an Indian-inspired stir fry popular in South India.  Ingredients: 250 grams green beans 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut Salt to taste

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Recipe: an Indian take on the American sweet potato

All month long, our contributor Preeti Sidhu will be giving you weekly recipes designed to help you put together the perfect Indian-American Thanksgiving. First up, this sweet potato chaat, a very popular Indian street food in winter months and a traditional Indian take on the American sweet potato. Ingredients 600 grams sweet potato 1/4 teaspoon cumin

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NextGen

NextGen: Sahil Deenadayalu

Next fall, Sahil Deenadayalu will attend Case Western University, where he was recruited to play tennis. But for now, he’s a senior at Greenhills High School in Ann Arbor, where he lives with his parents—whom he describes as “funny” and “forward-thinking”—and “two cute, fluffy, white bichons named Coco and Louie.” The Indian SCENE caught up

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Organization

Association Spotlight: Key2Finesse

Key2Finesse is a student-run non-profit organization that started in 2015 with the mission to create leaders for tomorrow. Even in a fast-paced, technology-driven world, there is a multitude of obstacles in the way of children’s growth and their future. Many are faced with hunger, poverty, unsatisfactory education, and Key2Finesse wanted to change this. They have

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Community Events

A night of farm-to-table fare at the Clarkston Family Farm

The Clarkston Family Farm hosted their inaugural fundraiser, The Garden Gala, on Friday, September 13. The Gala benefitted the Pathways to Possibilities Project, which provides greater accessibility to the farm spaces for people of all ages and abilities. Funds raised were put to use the very next morning to install a handicap accessible ramp to

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Health

Why I walk for breast cancer research

April 12, 2002: a very dark day in my life. The one person that meant everything to my existence on planet earth was no longer there. Breast cancer got the better of my beloved mom Nalini and I would no longer feel her warm hug or hear her loving words. Many experience the loss of

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Community Events

Event: Amar Prem — Immortal Love

This is a sponsored post. Nobody loves a good love story more than India does — just look at the thousands of romantic Bollywood films produced each year! This fascination with love — how it begins, grows, challenges, and empowers — isn’t some modern phenomenon, though. Rather, many Indian tales of romance and devotion have endured

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First person: For Dhairya, and the spirit of the game

The Detroit Royals’ start to the 2017 season was not great — we needed more energy. We had great players, but still, something was missing; we needed a spark. That’s when our most memorable game came: the Royals were down 8 wickets, with merely 50 runs on the board and finally managed to score over 120

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