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Archive for December 2010

Happy New Year & Solidarity Day!

Happy Holidays from AZ Cookbook

Hey, friends. Just wanted to wish you all a very Happy Near Year. I wish you only the best, which includes health, happiness, luck, tons of joy, great friendships, realization of all of your dreams, a peaceful sky above your head, prosperity, a table food of food to share with your loved ones, and many other things that will make […]

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Flattened Spiced-Herbed Chicken

This recipe appeared on my blog on December 18, but yours truly accidentally deleted it from her dashboard and was never able to retrieve it. Luckily she had a copy on her Azeri-language blog, which she is copy-pasting here, postdate.  All the original comments were gone with the post, so she is also copy-pasting them here manually, one by one, […]

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Mexican Wedding Cookies aka Universal Delight

We’ve grown quite addicted lately to these little nutty cookies bathed in snowy powdered sugar. In the US, they are commonly known as Mexican wedding cookies. But turns out that they are the same as Spanish wedding cookies, or Austrian kipferin, or Russian tea cakes. My Mexican-American friend Bertha approved of them as being Mexican, but also added that once, […]

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Fudgy Brownies

Some like them cakey and spongy, some like them dense, moist and fudgy. I belong to the latter group that would never say no to the kind of brownies you see in the picture above. These little squares are very intense, and mind you, very rich. But it is hard to resist the temptetation to reach for another serving, and […]

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Of Pomegranate, Thanksgiving the Azerbaijani Way, and More

A Glimpse of the Annual Pomegranate Festival in the Region of Goychay in Azerbaijan. Dancing the “Pomegranate” Dance. Photo Source: Respublika newspaper. Friends, I am happy to share with you the news of the recent launch of Azerbaijani Radio Hour program in Washington D.C’s New World Radio station (WUST AM 1120). A weekly one-hour program (first half in English, second […]

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