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Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker
6 years ago

Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker

Today’s recipe is one of my favorites! I love Adas Polow, rice with lentils. I find this rice be such a great go to recipe when hosting friends who …
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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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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
6 years ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad
6 years ago

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Over the summer the Sous Chef and I had a meeting that ran a little longer than expected. By the time we left the meeting we were both super hungry. …
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Video Wednesday

Last night I attended a Seminar/Cooking Demo about the benefits of following a plant based diet. I began the evening by sitting up tall in my seat. However,  as the …
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Ghooreh ~ Unripe Grape
6 years ago

Ghooreh ~ Unripe Grape

This time of the year you’ll find fresh Ghooreh, unripe grapes, at Persian stores. Many, who are not familiar with how Ghooreh is used in Persian cuisine, are baffled by …
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Borani Bademjan ba Ghojeh Faranghi ~ Eggplant With Tomato Dip
6 years ago

Borani Bademjan ba Ghojeh Faranghi ~ Eggplant With Tomato Dip

Iran Joon is one of my mom’s oldest friends. I have written about her on MPK in the past, specifically in my Sholeh Zard post. Today’s recipe, Borani Bademjan …
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Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese
6 years ago

Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese

I love zucchini fritters, but I find that they are hard to get just right because of the moisture from the actual zucchini. To me Zucchini Fritters are just …
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Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg
7 years ago

Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg

Today’s recipe is Nargesi Esfanaj which translated means Narcissus Spinach. This recipe’s name is inspired by the flower Narcissus.

 Specifically, the name is derived from the type of Narcissus …
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Barg-eh Karafs Kuku ~ Celery Leaf Kuku
7 years ago

Barg-eh Karafs Kuku ~ Celery Leaf Kuku

I know, this one is unusual; I totally agree.  But it still created a lot of buzz yesterday on MPK’s Facebook Fan Page! It was a lot of fun to read all the guesses in the comments based on the picture that I posted. Read More