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Pomegranate Week

Potatoes With Pomegranate
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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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