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Pomegranate Week

Pomegranate Chicken
7 months ago

Pomegranate Chicken

We eat a lot of chicken. I love it grilled, roasted, pan fried, deep fried, and simply boiled in aromatics. With that said, I can easy get bored with the …
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Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani
7 months ago

Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani

I love yogurt. In fact, there is a tub of yogurt on the top shelf of my fridge on a regular basis. It only makes sense for me to also …
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Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini
7 months ago

Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini

I really like serving hors d’oeuvres that fall in the finger food category, so that when my guests are socializing they can easily nosh without the awkwardness of having to …
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Pomegranate & Walnut Tequila
2 years ago

Pomegranate & Walnut Tequila

A few years ago a fellow co-worker shared her family recipe for infused tequila. First I was all ears because the tequila is infused with pomegranates; but what really grabbed …
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Pomegranate Cheese Ball
2 years ago

Pomegranate Cheese Ball

A few years ago I had to make a few appetizers on a very tight budget. I really wanted to make a Goat Cheese log but my tight budget did …
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Video Wednesday

There are many different techniques used to open and seed pomegranates. This method is still my favorite and the one I use all the time to seed my pomegranates!

Fesenjan ba Ordak  ~ Pomegranate Stew with Duck
2 years ago

Fesenjan ba Ordak ~ Pomegranate Stew with Duck

When I was first gifted Najmieh Batmanglij’s New Food of Life cookbook I remember eagerly leafing through it and admiring all the pictures of her recipes. One picture in particular, …
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Pomegranate Jelly
3 years ago

Pomegranate Jelly

I can’t believe another year of Pomegranate Week has come to an end. Considering the amount of pomegranates I have consumed in the past two weeks while working on these …
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Pomegranate Cheesecake
3 years ago

Pomegranate Cheesecake

It’s safe to say that Cheesecake was an acquired taste for me. When I first moved to the United States I was introduced to a few types of American food …
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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
3 years ago

Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is …
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