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Appetizers

Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese
6 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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Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg
6 years ago

Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg

Today’s recipe is Nargesi Esfanaj which translated means Narcissus Spinach. This recipe’s name is inspired by the flower Narcissus.

 Specifically, the name is derived from the type of Narcissus …
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Sabzi Kuku with Dried Herbs
6 years ago

Sabzi Kuku with Dried Herbs

 

I have a theme going on this March with posting traditional Iranian recipes for Norouz that provide shortcuts in order to reduce the amount of preparation time. Today’s …
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Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing
7 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 …
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Guacamole With Feta Cheese
7 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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Potato Kuku
7 years ago

Potato Kuku

Now that the whole rush to get ready for Norouz is over and done with, it’s time to think about what type of delicious dishes we need to prepare …
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Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip
8 years ago

Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip

A few months back the Sous Chef and his buddies went to Zion, Utah, for a little canyoneering trip. When he came back, he shared that he and his …
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Beet & Yogurt Hors d’oeuvre
8 years ago

Beet & Yogurt Hors d’oeuvre

For the past couple of Decembers I have salivated gone through Mrs. Montazemih’s Hors d’oeuvre section of her cookbook looking for appetizer inspiration. The other day I landed upon various …
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Date Stuffed With Feta Cheese
8 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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Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad
8 years ago

Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad

The tomato plant that I have in my garden is full of tomatoes. I can’t even begin to tell you how exciting it is to have home grown tomatoes!!! …
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