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Stuffed Turkey Breast
6 years ago

Stuffed Turkey Breast

In the very first post that I wrote a few years back leading up to Thanksgiving Day, I mentioned that I am very fascinated by the creative way in …
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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
6 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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Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad
6 years ago

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Over the summer the Sous Chef and I had a meeting that ran a little longer than expected. By the time we left the meeting we were both super hungry. …
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Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice
6 years ago

Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice

About a year ago I saw a blurb in the Backpacker Magazine about scenic hikes that have wine tasting opportunities near by. One of the three suggested hikes so …
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Khoresht-eh Curry ~ Persian Curry Stew
6 years ago

Khoresht-eh Curry ~ Persian Curry Stew

During the years that I spend in Iran I never knew there was such thing as Curry Khoresht. In fact, for the longest time I mistakenly thought that only …
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Hel Polow ~ Cardamom Rice
6 years ago

Hel Polow ~ Cardamom Rice

A while back my mom and I were having a conversation about the Iranian version of Curry Khoresht. Then she brought up Ms. Rosa Montazami’s Curry Khoresht which she …
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Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices
6 years ago

Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices

A few months back I came across a Persian cooking video that left an impression and I could not get it out of my head. I was so impressed with …
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Salad-eh Adas ~ Lentil Salad
6 years ago

Salad-eh Adas ~ Lentil Salad

A couple of weeks ago I was doing some research about the recipe that I will post next week. I was going through Ms. Rosa Montazami’s cookbook to see …
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Zeereh Polow ~ Persian Rice With Cumin Seeds
6 years ago

Zeereh Polow ~ Persian Rice With Cumin Seeds

Persian rice with cumin seeds might come across a bit unusual to some. I was introduced to this polow, Persian mixed rice, during my teenage years. I promise you that …
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Borani Bademjan ba Ghojeh Faranghi ~ Eggplant With Tomato Dip
6 years ago

Borani Bademjan ba Ghojeh Faranghi ~ Eggplant With Tomato Dip

Iran Joon is one of my mom’s oldest friends. I have written about her on MPK in the past, specifically in my Sholeh Zard post. Today’s recipe, Borani Bademjan …
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