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Laura Bashar
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Sholeh Zard is a traditional Persian rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar, saffron and rosewater. It is garnished with cinnamon, pistachios and almonds.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-saffron-rice-pudding-sholeh-zard/

#persian   #saffron   #dessert   #pudding  
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Persian Celery Stew with Mint (Khoreshteh Karafs) is a classic Persian stew made with lamb or beef, celery, mint, parsley, dried limes and saffron. And you get extra zing with the addition of rhubarb (Khoreshteh Karafs ba Revas)!

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-celery-stew-khoreshteh-karafs/
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Mirza Ghassemi is a Persian dish of eggs with eggplant, turmeric, and tomatoes originates from the northern part of Iran. Perfect for those eggplants and tomatoes you may be growing in your summer garden.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/mirza-ghassemi-persian-eggs-eggplant-turmeric-tomatoes/
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Perfect for holiday entertaining, from Thanksgiving to Christmas: Double Chocolate Pumpkin Pie.

https://youtu.be/z7MnYiMgAHA

#chocolate   #pumpkinpie   #pumpkin   #thanksgivingrecipes   #christmas  
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Who's ready for Thanksgiving?! I know I'm craving my Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad.

http://familyspice.com/easy-thanksgiving-meals-cranberry-orange-quinoa-salad/

#cranberry   #quinoa   #orange   #thanksgiving   #pomegranate   #vegan   #paleo  
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Beautiful watermelon appetizer for 4th of July +Priscilla Willis
 
When planning your 4th of July party or picnic, its best to rely on simple dishes that are easy to prepare so you can join in on the fun and enjoy the company of your friends and family – unless you’re one who relishes spending half the day in the kitchen… #summerrecipes   #4thofJuly   #grilling  
When planning your 4th of July party or picnic, its best to rely on simple dishes that are easy to prepare so you can join in on the fun and enjoy the company of your friends and family – unl…
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Similar to it's Russian inspiration, Salad Olivieh is a Persian potato salad studded with peas, dill pickles, eggs and chicken. It makes a wonderful appetizer or lunch.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-salad-olivieh

#persian   #potatoes   #salad  
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These Persian Rosettes, nan panjareh (window cookies), are delicate treats. Similar to funnel cakes, they are deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-rosettes-nan-panjereh/
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One of my favorites: Persian String Bean Stew with Lamb Shanks (Khorest-e Loobia Sabz). A great recipe for those string beans you might be growing this summer in your garden!

full recipe here: http://familyspice.com/persian-string-bean-stew/
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If you're going to make a pie, why not make it in chocolate?!

Raspberry Chocolate Galette with Olive Oil

(you won't miss the butter!)

http://familyspice.com/raspberry-chocolate-galette/#comment-55344

#raspberry   #chocolate   #galette   #oliveoil  
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I am so ready for Thanksgiving!!! YUM +Tieghan Gerard!
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Cookbook Author, Web/Graphic Designer, Food Blogger/Writer, Recipe Developer
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cookbook author, graphic designer, food photographer, recipe developer, food blogger
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    food blogger, 2008 - present
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food blogger / photographer / cookbook author
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Co-Author and Photographer of Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil Cookbook, Graphic Designer, Food Blogger/Writer, Recipe Developer, Wife & Mom lovin' life in Southern California.
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Mom of three glorious kids! Gold Medal Winner of Dan Poynter's 2013 Global Ebook Awards
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  • University of Arizona
    BSBA
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