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Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie
5 years ago

Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie

In the days leading up to Norouz traditionally Iranians spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of the new year. During this time many homemade cookies are baked to offer …
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Video Wednesday

It’s Wednesday again! Norouz is only one week away!!! Today’s video provides a good historical overview of the various aspects of the Persian New Year which also includes Chaharshanbeh Souri and …
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Video Wednesday

Since this is the month of Norouz, I am going to post Persian New Year related videos for the remainder of the month. In recent years, I have enjoyed the …
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Countdown to Norouz 2014
5 years ago

Countdown to Norouz 2014

March 1st to me always means one thing: the month during which outside of Iran Norouz takes place. For those of us who live in Southern California, or …
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Beef Stroganoff Persian Style
5 years ago

Beef Stroganoff Persian Style

For the past two weeks I have had a nightly date with my TV in order to keep up with the Sochi Olympics. I always look forward to the Olympics …
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Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries
6 years ago

Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post a related recipe. I have always loved Chocolate Covered Strawberries. I think that the two flavors go together …
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Breakfast of Champions?!
6 years ago

Breakfast of Champions?!

What is the perfect breakfast? Most will probably answer this question by saying that their breakfast, the one from their culture or nationality is their favorite. But what happens when …
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Saffron Chicken Wings
6 years ago

Saffron Chicken Wings

A couple of weeks ago while reading my news feed I came across an article that grabbed my attention immediately. The article was about a new documentary which is about …
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Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2
6 years ago

Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2

A few years back I posted my very first recipe for Tass Kabob. In the original post I mentioned that there are different ways to make this delicious stew. …
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Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice
6 years ago

Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice

Today is Winter Solstice which means that we have officially transitioned from fall into winter season.  The very first night of winter is said to be the longest night of …
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