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Pomegranate Week

Potatoes With Pomegranate
7 years ago

Potatoes With Pomegranate

It’s that time of the year again! Yes, pomegranates are in season which means it’s time for Pomegranate Week here on MPK! I can hardly believe that this is the third year that I am featuring Pom Week!!!!!!! Read More

Pomegranate Granita
8 years ago

Pomegranate Granita

Today’s post concludes not only Pomegranate Week 2010 but also all the fabulous recipes made for the POM Wonderful Dinner Party.  Today I present to you Pomegranate Granita. You will be amazed at how easy it is to make this dessert, you don’t even need an ice-cream maker for it!! When I first started thinking about what type of dessert to make, I knew I wanted to take a traditional Persian dessert and add a little modern twist to it. Read More

Pomegranate & Lime Glazed Cornish Hens
8 years ago

Pomegranate & Lime Glazed Cornish Hens

Continuing with the theme of Pomegranate Week and POM Wonderful Dinner Party, here is my third recipe! I love Cornish Hens and I love a good glaze on my chicken or turkey! This glaze is very easy to make and it tastes best when it sits for a little while for the flavors to come together.  Read More

Rice with Pistachio & Pomegranate Arils
8 years ago

Rice with Pistachio & Pomegranate Arils

Continuing with Pomegranate Week 2010 here is a fabulous rice recipe! For the POM Wonderful Dinner Party I definitely wanted to make a meal that was inspired by Persian flavors. I went through my cookbooks for inspiration and much to my delight I found a recipe that got my creative juices going.  What I ended up with was a delicious rice steamed with spices and cilantro topped with pistachios and pomegranates! YUM! Read More

How to Open & Seed a Pomegranate
8 years ago

How to Open & Seed a Pomegranate

Here we are at post #2 of Pomegranate Week 2010!!! When I was selected to be one of the POM Dinner Party Hosts, I was mailed a box of beautiful red pomegranates.  I can’t even tell you the excitement that I felt as I opened the box!!! Read More

POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby
8 years ago

POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby

A few weeks ago I received an email from Foodbuzz about POM Wonderful offering a contest.  Needless to say that I immediately inquired and learned that the contest was all about creating a dinner party centered around pomegranates.  Well hello!!!! I read the guideline, scratched my  head and filled out the preliminary questionnaire to be considered as one of the bloggers participating in the contest. Then I patiently waited to see if I was going to be selected. Read More

Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew
9 years ago

Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew

I think it is only logical for me to conclude the posts for “Pomegranate Week” with one of the most delicious and intriguing Persian dishes: Khoresht Fesenjan.

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Pomegranate Juice

The first post of  “Pomegranate Week” is one of the ways in which Persians like to eat pomegranate. Dare I say, that’s for when there is more polite company …
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Persians’ Love Affair With Pomegranate

It is safe to say that Persians LOVE Anar, pomegranate. There are no ifs, and, or buts about it.  I always looked forward to fall for a couple of …
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