Appetizers

Fresh Spring Corn Salad

  This recipe is one of my favorite recipes in late spring and summer. This super fresh salad is an all-about-fresh ingredient salad. This salad is a great partner to chicken roasts or au gratin and makes a wonderful presentation at your family dinner table. I love to use my corn fresh, but you can …

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Autumn Classics

Every autumn is a new time of birth. Birth of colors and shapes. It is just a beautiful time of the year to watch every single bit of nature. To me, this time of the year is an awaikening time into a world of wonders. Winter squashes are actually a symbol of birth since they …

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Shole Zard

I was probably only seven or eight years old. I came to my grandma’s kitchen and saw rows of Shole Zard (Persian Saffron Rice Puddings) sitting in the kitchen. And more were coming in! They all came with different decorations and words written on them. Words were “ Ya Hossein”, “Ya Allaah”, or other religiously …

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