Posts tagged “rice”

Traditional Persian Recipes Made Easy

Roshi and Ranna Fekrat

If you want more friends, start cooking. I’ve met most of my favorite people though a shared love of good food, good wine, and good parties.

Homemade food soothes the soul and makes people happy. Cooks need never be lonely. They rely on friends to eat the delicious food pouring from ...

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Triqui Family Makes Life in Alaska, Leaves Oaxacan Violence Behind

Tomato Rice

Reyna Martinez DeJesus stood before a line of smoking grills at the back of “Ricos Tostaditos,” a Mexican food stand at the Northway Mall Farmers’ Market. Tall pots, tightly covered and steaming, crowded two of the grills. On another, flank steaks cooked over flame, sending their tantalizing aromas out into ...

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Seafood Specialties from Famed Athens Restaurant

The sun is setting over ice-rimmed Turnagain Arm, the inlet I see out my Anchorage window. The snow sparkles in the setting sun’s reflection.

My body is here, but my mind is in Greece. I’m wading the shallows of a Northern Aegean island, a plastic basin of sea urchins floating beside ...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving with Traditional East Thracian Fare


As families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, there’s peace within American borders. Others in the world aren’t so blessed.

In the Middle East, religious and ethnic differences contribute to seemingly intractable political conflicts. So it is now, and so it was in the first decades of the twentieth century, and so it ...

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