Archive | April, 2011

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Chile Lime Roasted Artichokes

No plain steamed artichokes here. These Chile Lime Roasted Artichokes will soon be your favorite way to snack on this delicious treat. A few weeks ago my husband and I celebrated our 12th year anniversary. Sometimes, with the day-to-day craziness that goes on in our house with our three kids, we feel like coworkers – […]

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Easter Egg Fun.. Naturally!

You don’t have to celebrate Easter to have fun dying eggs. Many cultures use colored eggs to symbolize rebirth and fertility. For Persian New Year we display colorfully decorated eggs to symbolize the rebirth that takes place in nature during the Spring. Although Christianity holds the reins on Easter, they adopted this pagan symbol of […]

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The Amazing Almond… In The Raw!

Most Middle-Eastern cultures are nuts for nuts: pistachios, walnuts, almonds, hazlenut… We just can’t get enough of them. We bake with them, we add them to stews, and eat them straight up. Iranians in particular, are nuts for almonds, specifically, the green almond. This is almond fruit at its youth. And it tastes completely different […]

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