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Cabbage Pirashki
3 weeks 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
3 months 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
4 months 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
5 months 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
8 months 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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Beet & Feta Cheese Tart
2 years ago

Beet & Feta Cheese Tart

When I recently shared the Cardamom Potatoes recipe, I mentioned that the recipe came from a stack of magazines and books that my sister sent me earlier this year from …
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Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter
2 years ago

Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter

Having this blog has brought many blessing in my life in different forms and shapes. One of said blessing is a greater attention to all things relating to Persian cuisine …
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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
2 years ago

Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is …
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