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Thanksgiving

Pomegranate Cheese Ball
4 years ago

Pomegranate Cheese Ball

A few years ago I had to make a few appetizers on a very tight budget. I really wanted to make a Goat Cheese log but my tight budget did …
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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs
5 years ago

Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs

A couple of years ago I posted a recipe for Asheh Kadoo Tambal, Persian Pumpkin Soup. When I came across the recipe a couple years ago, I brought it up …
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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
5 years ago

Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes

I can’t believe that next week it’s already Thanksgiving here in the US. Today’s recipe is a perfect side dish for your turkey or your favorite protein any day, for …
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Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables
6 years ago

Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables

Last week I posted my Stuffed Turkey Breast recipe which is what I am planning on making this year for Thanksgiving. Today I am posting the vegetarian entree that …
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Stuffed Turkey Breast
6 years ago

Stuffed Turkey Breast

In the very first post that I wrote a few years back leading up to Thanksgiving Day, I mentioned that I am very fascinated by the creative way in …
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Persimmon Mini Tarts
8 years ago

Persimmon Mini Tarts

I absolutely love persimmons. My grandmother’s property had two persimmon trees and every fall they were simply spectacular. These two trees sat among many other trees with leaves that by then had turned into beautiful shades of yellow and red. The persimmon trees stood out majestically tall with their dark green leaves and beautiful orange fruit Read More

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze
8 years ago

Turkey with Orange & Cinnamon Glaze

Well here we are, the second turkey recipe featured here on MPK! I hope that you will enjoy this recipe as much as we did! I have several recipes within this post starting from the broth and finishing with gravy. Yes! Indeed, Read More

Orange & Cinnamon Turkey Brine
8 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
8 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

Pomegranate & Port Glazed Turkey
9 years ago

Pomegranate & Port Glazed Turkey

My apologies to you if you are getting tired of pomegranate related recipes.  Because of the POM Wonderful Dinner Party extravaganza I ended up changing posting schedules to make Pomegranate Week 2010 to last week.  Believe or not this recipe has been waiting for a year to be published! I made this turkey last year to get myself slightly ahead this year because I was planning on actually posting two turkey recipes.  Read More