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Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese
2 years ago

Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese

I love zucchini fritters, but I find that they are hard to get just right because of the moisture from the actual zucchini. To me Zucchini Fritters are just …
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Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing
3 years ago

Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing

Today I present to you the 3rd and last pomegranate recipe of this year’s Pomegranate Week! If you are an eggplant and/or pomegranate lover, then you will love my Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing! This recipe is simply put delicious, and when I say Read More

Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut
3 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

Potatoes With Pomegranate
4 years ago

Potatoes With Pomegranate

It’s that time of the year again! Yes, pomegranates are in season which means it’s time for Pomegranate Week here on MPK! I can hardly believe that this is the third year that I am featuring Pom Week!!!!!!! Read More

Pomegranate & Lime Glazed Cornish Hens
4 years ago

Pomegranate & Lime Glazed Cornish Hens

Continuing with the theme of Pomegranate Week and POM Wonderful Dinner Party, here is my third recipe! I love Cornish Hens and I love a good glaze on my chicken or turkey! This glaze is very easy to make and it tastes best when it sits for a little while for the flavors to come together.  Read More

I Say Balal, You Say Corn!
5 years ago

I Say Balal, You Say Corn!

It’s Wednesday! Which means it’s time to post something for the Summer Fest 2010! Read More

Zucchini Kuku
5 years ago

Zucchini Kuku

Now that is almost summer time I am more in the mood for kuku because it is one of those meals that is easy to make and can be eaten hot or cold. So here is one more kuku recipe!  Read More

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron
5 years ago

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I always look for different ways in which I can serve chicken along with my rice dishes.  I have posted a few great chicken recipes here: Braised Chicken Thighs with Bay Leaf, Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken, and Chicken with Sour Cherry Syrup.  Cornish Hens, also known as Poussin are yet another option which I love. They are a great alternative to regular sized chicken. Read More

Dolmeh: Bademjan ~ Stuffed Eggplant

Raise your hands if you like stuffed eggplants!

Dolemeh-ye Bademjan, stuffed eggplants, are simply delicious!

Some people refer to them as  eggplant while others call them aubergine or melongene. I personally love them and for today’s recipe  I could not resist buying the small kind.

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