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Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine
6 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
6 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

How To Clean Mushrooms
6 years ago

How To Clean Mushrooms

Until a  few years back I used to wash my mushrooms with water because that’s what I was taught to do all my life.  Frankly, I hated what water did to my mushroom; they always got soggy when I cooked them.  I certainly didn’t want the dirt on the mushroom in my dishes, Read More

Persian Food for Children
7 years ago

Persian Food for Children

Last week Foodbuzz sent out an email letting us bloggers know that we could help raise money for the  Make Time for Change campaign. The concept is great, it’s all about teaching kids how to cook. The campaign is headed by Frigidaire and Jennifer Garner who are teaming up to inspire families everywhere to roll up their sleeves and get cooking together. Have I ever told you how much I love Jennifer Garner? Well I just did!! :) Read More

My Persian Kitchen Featured in UCLA’s Daily Bruin
7 years ago

My Persian Kitchen Featured in UCLA’s Daily Bruin

With all the excitement going on in the past three weeks around here and the abundance of recipes that needed to be posted something super exciting got a bit less attention. Read More

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut
7 years ago

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut

Last summer I had the opportunity to participate and contribute to Summer Fest, a fun cross blog event which celebrates peak harvest season. A couple of days ago Margaret Roach …
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Zucchini Kuku
7 years ago

Zucchini Kuku

Now that is almost summer time I am more in the mood for kuku because it is one of those meals that is easy to make and can be …
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Cooking with a Pressure Cooker
7 years ago

Cooking with a Pressure Cooker

My Grandma used a pressure cooker. My Mom is a fan of cooking with a pressure cooker.  Me on the other hand? I have resisted buying a pressure cooker for years.  I am all about letting food cook for as long as it needs to in order for the flavors to come together. Read More

Lubia Polow ~ Rice with Green Beans
8 years ago

Lubia Polow ~ Rice with Green Beans

Where shall I begin with my love and hate relationship with Lubia Polow? First and foremost, it is one of my most favorite Polows. The first time I ever attempted to make Lubia Polow it was an epic, and I mean EPIC disaster.  Read More

Pirashki Stuffed with Ground Beef
8 years ago

Pirashki Stuffed with Ground Beef

I think it’s pretty safe to say that there are a number of people who will be very happy to finally see this post.  With this said, I present …
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