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Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip
10 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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Shivid Polow ~ Persian Dill Rice

It was love at first bite when I first tried Shivid Polow, Persian Dill rice. I love dill very much but sometimes it’s a hard to use sometimes because it has a stronger flavor compared to other herbs used in Persian cuisine Read More

Shrimp Kabob
10 years ago

Shrimp Kabob

I personally love seafood. It wasn’t always that way; as a matter of fact I was not a huge fan as a child. But my mom loved seafood and she …
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Khoresht Aloo ~ Persian Prune Stew
10 years ago

Khoresht Aloo ~ Persian Prune Stew

I love nothing more than a Khoresht that is simple to make which tastes great yet has few ingredients and cooking steps. If you think the same way I do, …
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Beet & Yogurt Hors d’oeuvre
11 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
11 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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Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut
11 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
11 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

Pomegranate Ice-Cream
11 years ago

Pomegranate Ice-Cream

A couple of weeks ago when I was planning Pomegranate Week 2011 I turned to my new cookbook that the Sous Chef, also known as “Ice-Cream Moster,” gifted me recently.  It didn’t have a pomegranate ice-cream recipe so I turned to the internet. The first recipe that caught my eye Read More

Pomegranate Jello
11 years ago

Pomegranate Jello

I have always liked Jello. It’s one of those yummy desserts that is super easy to make. I have also always wanted to make my own jello with my fruit juice of choice Read More