Meatless Lenten Dishes

Lentils with Butternut Squash

If you’re looking for a healthy, filling, meatless main or side dish, look no further! The combination of earthy lentils…

11 months ago

Ani Ehramjian’s Instant Pot Yalanchi (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Four years ago, Doug asked if I’d be interested in an Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for Christmas. My ears heard…

1 year ago

Zucchini with Pistachios and Basil

Last week I received an order of the most wonderful unsalted California pistachios (without shells). Before using the pistachios, I…

1 year ago

Olive and Nut Salad (Tzitabedoughi yev Engouizi Aghtsan), a recipe by Aline Kamakian, Mayrig Restaurant, Beirut, Lebanon

We all know about the devastating explosions which occurred in Beirut on August 4th. Buildings and businesses in ruins, lives…

1 year 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

“Dzvov Lobi” or Havgitov Lupia, a Green Bean and Egg recipe from Lucine Kasbarian

The recipe for Green Beans and Eggs (Dzvov Lobi or Havgitov Lupia), was sent to me by Lucine Kasbarian who first sampled…

2 years ago

Jajuk: A Chilled Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

When I think of summer, cucumbers come to mind - as in “cool as a cucumber.” The high-water content of…

2 years ago

Lena Tashjian’s Toorshi (Pickled Vegetables) Recipe – and – video!

Christine Datian contributed the following piece to The Armenian Mirror-Spectator last April, and has offered to share it with The…

2 years ago

Leftover Easter egg recipes

If you're like me, you've made extra hard-cooked eggs for Easter so that there are some leftover to serve in…

2 years ago

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