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Lamb Shank

I like lamb shanks, so long as they 1) don’t smell and 2) they are not dry.  I was inspired to make lamb shank because a couple …
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Baghali Polow ~ Persian Rice with Fava Beans

Let me start this post by saying that I have always had trouble with making rice that is mixed with anything.  I have always found that making …
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Persian Rice Cooking Method
13 years ago

Persian Rice Cooking Method

Last week before we took off to go to Seattle for our friend’s graduation I decided to make Baghali Polow, rice with fava beans and dill, because I had …
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Pita Chips With Sea Salt & Pepper
13 years ago

Pita Chips With Sea Salt & Pepper

My last post featured Mast-o-musir, and if you look at the picture you will notice that I serve mine with pita chips.  Because I was ever so ambitious that …
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Mast-o-Musir ~ Persian Dip With Yogurt & Shallots
13 years ago

Mast-o-Musir ~ Persian Dip With Yogurt & Shallots

Today’s newest recipe post is one of The Sous Chef’s favorites: Mast-o-musir, which is a delicious combination of Lebni and shallots. Must-o-musir literally means yogurt and shallots in Farsi.


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Wellness Wednesday

Last week I learned through a twitter update from Pinch My Salt that King Arthur Flour was giving away free flour for Bake2Share. So not to be the one …
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Persian Ice Cream with Saffron & Rosewater

Let it be known that I am a bit snobbish when it comes to ice cream.  I simply love gelato.  American ice cream on the other hand? I am …
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Koofteh Berenji ~ Persian Meatballs with Rice

Some call them Koftah, others call them Keftah, but we, Persians, call them Koofteh! Today’s  recipe indeed is for Koofteh Berenji, which is meatballs with rice and split peas. …
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3 Delicious Appetizers for Memorial Day Weekend!

Hello Dear PK readers,

We just wanted to wish you all a Happy Memorial Day Weekend. The first long weekend of the summer is here! The Sous Chef and I …
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Khoresht Gojeh Sabz ~ Unripe Plums Stew
13 years ago

Khoresht Gojeh Sabz ~ Unripe Plums Stew

As I mention in my post about Ghojeh Sabz and Chaghaleh Badoom, my mom told me that there is such thing as a Ghojeh Sabz Khoresht. This little piece …
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