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Stuffed Crêpes
7 years ago

Stuffed Crêpes

I do love making enough food to have leftovers. However, I lose interest in eating the same leftovers more than perhaps twice, so I try to find new ways to …
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Bastani-ye Goleh Yas ~ Jasmine Ice Cream or Gelato
7 years ago

Bastani-ye Goleh Yas ~ Jasmine Ice Cream or Gelato

It’s pretty much impossible for me to think of my childhood in Iran and not associate it with one of our favorite flowers, Goleh Yas, Jasmine flowers. I have very fond memories of sitting outside during spring and summer nights in the garden and the smell of Jasmines lingering in the air Read More

Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip
7 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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Persimmon Mini Tarts
8 years ago

Persimmon Mini Tarts

I absolutely love persimmons. My grandmother’s property had two persimmon trees and every fall they were simply spectacular. These two trees sat among many other trees with leaves that by then had turned into beautiful shades of yellow and red. The persimmon trees stood out majestically tall with their dark green leaves and beautiful orange fruit Read More

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze
8 years ago

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze

Well here we are, the second turkey recipe featured here on MPK! I hope that you will enjoy this recipe as much as we did! I have several recipes within this post starting from the broth and finishing with gravy. Yes! Indeed, Read More

Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine
8 years ago

Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine

Last year I featured a turkey brine with pomegranate juice, this year we are going a different direction!  A months ago I started thinking about the posts that I wanted to feature this year for Thanksgiving. I thought about a few different combination of flavors and the one that stuck with me was inspired by one of my favorite Persian rice dishes Read More

Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut
8 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
8 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