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Appetizers

Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku
4 months ago

Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku

It’s hard to believe that I began writing this blog eight years ago. Indeed, this week it’s MPK’s 8th anniversary. Last year I was not able to dedicate a lot …
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Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani
4 months ago

Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani

I love yogurt. In fact, there is a tub of yogurt on the top shelf of my fridge on a regular basis. It only makes sense for me to also …
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Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini
4 months ago

Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini

I really like serving hors d’oeuvres that fall in the finger food category, so that when my guests are socializing they can easily nosh without the awkwardness of having to …
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Cabbage Pirashki
10 months ago

Cabbage Pirashki

On my first post about Pirashki, I talked about my Russian friend Mela. When we used to work together she used to bring Pirashki to work every so often and …
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Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku
1 year ago

Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku

Spring time is Fava Bean season. I think that fava beans are underused and underestimated. Personally, I find them to be delicious. I usually make my kuku in the traditional …
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Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip
1 year ago

Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip

Today is Sizdeh Bedar, the thirteen day of the Persian New Year. Customarily, Iranians pack up a picnic and spend the day outdoors enjoying some fresh air and nature. When …
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Cucumber Dip
1 year ago

Cucumber Dip

Superbowl is in a couple of days; as usual all I am looking forward to is the commercials, the food, and of course half time. So it only makes sense …
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Pomegranate Cheese Ball
1 year ago

Pomegranate Cheese Ball

A few years ago I had to make a few appetizers on a very tight budget. I really wanted to make a Goat Cheese log but my tight budget did …
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Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini
2 years ago

Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini

For the past year I have increased the amount of yogurt that I consume. I have always loved our various types of Borani, vegetables mixed with yogurt. A while back …
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Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese
2 years ago

Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese

Over the Christmas holidays the Sous Chef and I traveled to Belize and Guatemala. During our layover, on our way out of the country, we needed a place for …
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