Grain & Legumes

Ghapama – Stuffed, baked Pumpkin, Kef-style with a song

I started writing a ghapama blog item several months ago, but ended up putting the story on the back burner…

1 month ago

Chef George Duran shares his mother’s Grape Leaf Sarma recipe!

I've been a fan of Chef George Duran, even before I learned he is Armenian. Once that was revealed, I…

1 year ago

Armenian Pilaf with Raisins and Almonds

What would any holiday be without serving traditional pilaf? Christine Vartanian Datian learned from the best - her mother Alice…

2 years ago

Eech, a perfect Lenten recipe

Once a week, during the Lenten season, Armenian Churches have an evening service, followed by a potluck dinner of Lenten…

2 years ago

Spinach, Mushroom, and Brown Rice Soup

Spinach, mushroom, and brown rice soup is super-easy to make - in addition, it's healthy, filling, and is suitable for…

2 years ago

Mshosh, Lentils and Dried Fruit from Lena Tashjian

Ever since my copy of Lena Tashjian's 'The Vegan Armenian Kitchen Cookbook' arrived last week, I've been carefully studying every…

2 years ago

The Blessing of Pomegranates

Today, many Armenian Churches are performing a fairly new tradition - blessing pomegranates. Our Blessed Pomegranate When and how did…

2 years ago

Bulgur Pilaf with Chickpeas and Dried Apricots

We feel blessed every day of the year, but Thanksgiving Day gives us a chance, when we’re not busy cooking,…

2 years ago

Lentil Soup with Meatballs

An unusual cold-front hit much of the Mid-to-Eastern part of the US over the past few days, sending shivers down…

2 years ago

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