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Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip
8 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
10 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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Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers
2 years ago

Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers

In light of today being Halloween I thought I’d post a fun and healthy snack idea. I have been eating a lot of vegetables with yogurt or hummus as …
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Feta Cheese With Spicy Fig Sauce
2 years ago

Feta Cheese With Spicy Fig Sauce

Last week I wrote about my experience at Camp Blogaway. While at the event I also had the opportunity to catch up with one of the first fellow Los …
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MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil
3 years ago

MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri! Yap! It finally is the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian New Year!

It’s time to built small bonfires and jump over them to …
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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
3 years ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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Tokhmeh ~ Seeds
4 years ago

Tokhmeh ~ Seeds

While at the store a couple of days ago, I noticed that a variety of Melons were displayed. Of course I picked one or two from each variety that looked good and smelled them. One in particular smelled sweet and ready to be taken home and enjoyed! Then I moved on to the next set of displayed fruit and knocked on a whole bunch of watermelons until I found the one that Read More

Guacamole With Feta Cheese
4 years ago

Guacamole With Feta Cheese

A while back we were invited to a friend’s house for a potluck. One of our friends brought an Avocado Salsa with chips. I immediately had to have some …
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Date Stuffed With Feta Cheese
5 years ago

Date Stuffed With Feta Cheese

It’s December which means people host or go to Holiday Parties left and right.  It’s always nice to have a few good recipes on hand that are easy and …
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Kharbozeh & Persian Melon Popsicle
5 years ago

Kharbozeh & Persian Melon Popsicle

Last week the temperatures in Southern California reached triple digits while out in the East Coast Hurricane Irene was causing some serious havoc. The mood was strange and the heat was just about unbearable. While at my local Persian Market I came across a stack of huge Kharbozeh, Read More