Khoresht Karafs (Celery Stew with Mint, Parsley and Dried Lime)

January 8, 2012 Dinner

I first tasted this dish at last month’s book club.  It’s a Persian celery-based stew that is typically made with lamb, but our lovely, accommodating host, made a vegan version for those of us who don’t eat meat. This soup is light and deeply flavorful. It’s composed of celery, mint, and parsley. But my favorite [...]

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Chimichurri Sauce

March 17, 2011 Snacks

I hear it’s St. Patty’s Day today. I’m thinking that calls for something green.  I’ve got a zesty chimichurri sauce in mind. What is chimichurri sauce, you ask? Well, it’s only one of the most insanely flavorful things you’ll ever eat (thank you to my dear friend Scott for this recipe!). It’s an all-purpose condiment [...]

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