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I have to admit I had a difficult time trying to name this recipe. Do I keep it to the point and call it “potato and leek tart” or do I make it fancy and use hard to pronounce words to make my readers think I know that I’m talking about. Well obviously, you know […]

Olive Oil Braised Chicken with Citrus, Fennel and Turmeric

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There is something so luxurious when cooking with Olive Oils from Spain. Ever since traveling to Spain last year (you know I can’t stop talking about that trip…please take me back!), we have been using nothing other than Olive Oils. We shipped a few bottles back, and a year and few months later, are still […]

Turkish Red Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara)

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Oh, it has only been 18 days since I posted my last recipe. I have to be honest, it takes a while for me to get out of holiday mode. Between 20+ dozen cookies baked, 2 prime rib dinners and losing my waistline (and maybe my mind), a decompression was much welcomed! But it does […]

Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)

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Welcome to the 4th day of Hanukkah and to our 4th recipe and country! Today we are (virtually) traveling to Iran, with one of my favorite rice dishes, adas polow. And please be sure to come back tomorrow to see where in the world we are going to during Hanukkah. So far I shared recipes […]

Turkish Lentil Soup and Hanukkah Giveaway!

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Happy Hanukkah Eve! Well actually it starts at sundown, but the first full day is tomorrow, if you want to get technical. A few of my very good bloggy girlfriends and I got together to share a fun and delicious Hanukkah menu! Each of us took a different course and created a “virtual” dinner party, […]