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Thanksgiving

Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
8 months ago

Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes

I can’t believe that next week it’s already Thanksgiving here in the US. Today’s recipe is a perfect side dish for your turkey or your favorite protein any day, for …
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Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables
2 years ago

Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables

Last week I posted my Stuffed Turkey Breast recipe which is what I am planning on making this year for Thanksgiving. Today I am posting the vegetarian entree that …
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Stuffed Turkey Breast
2 years ago

Stuffed Turkey Breast

In the very first post that I wrote a few years back just before the Thanksgiving Day, I mentioned that I am very fascinated by the creative way in …
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Persimmon Mini Tarts
4 years ago

Persimmon Mini Tarts

I absolutely love persimmons. My grandmother’s property had two persimmon trees and every fall they were simply spectacular. These two trees sat among many other trees with leaves that by then had turned into beautiful shades of yellow and red. The persimmon trees stood out majestically tall with their dark green leaves and beautiful orange fruit Read More

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze
4 years ago

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze

Well here we are, the second turkey recipe featured here on MPK! I hope that you will enjoy this recipe as much as we did! I have several recipes within this post starting from the broth and finishing with gravy. Yes! Indeed, Read More

Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine
4 years ago

Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine

Last year I featured a turkey brine with pomegranate juice, this year we are going a different direction!  A months ago I started thinking about the posts that I wanted to feature this year for Thanksgiving. I thought about a few different combination of flavors and the one that stuck with me was inspired by one of my favorite Persian rice dishes Read More

Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut
4 years ago

Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut

I can’t say that I liked the taste of yams at first bite, in fact I became fond of them slowly through the years.  The reason  why I was not particularly enthusiastic about them was because I only saw them prepared on Thanksgiving day and generally they were too sweet for my taste because of all the sugar that Read More

Purée ~ Mashed Potatoes
4 years ago

Purée ~ Mashed Potatoes

Well folks it’s November 1st. For those of us who live in the United States this means that Thanksgiving is only 23 days away! Just like last year, and the year before, I will be posting recipes that can be made for Thanksgiving day.  This year I have a couple of side dishes in mind and Read More

How to Make Turkey Stock
5 years ago

How to Make Turkey Stock

So it is the day after Thanksgiving and you have stripped the turkey of all of its meat and are left with a carcass.  In my last post I mentioned that I like to use every part of my turkey and today’s post is an example of it! Turkey stock is super easy to make with your leftover bones.  I absolutely love love love a homemade stock because Read More

Pomegranate Gravy
5 years ago

Pomegranate Gravy

The last recipe that I have for this year’s Thanksgiving is a perfect pair to any turkey, but it is especially good with the Pomegranate and Port Glaze Turkey. There was a time when I used to be so scared of making gravy because I always thought it was such a hard thing to make in order to make sure that the consistency is just right but also that it is not lumpy. I have found that the trick to a great gravy is to make a roux as a base and built up from there. By doing so it is much easier than adding the flour to the stock and try to whisk the lumps away. Read More