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Christine Vartanian Datian

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Ingredients: 2 cups shredded zucchini (from about 2 medium zucchini) 2 cups flour 3 large eggs, beaten 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon[...]

Variations of this delicious appetizer dish are popular throughout the Mediterranean region.  We like the thick, creamy texture of yogurt in this version.  Letting the dip stand before refrigerating it allows flavors to meld. Serves 4 to[...]

Ingredients: 2 lbs. stew meat (beef or lamb) 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 large onion, sliced 1 small can tomato sauce 3-4 cups chicken or vegetable broth or water 1/2 cup zezads (also known as wheat berries or whole wheat kernels) 2[...]

Ingredients: 3 pounds white fish, any kind 2 medium yellow onions, sliced or chopped 3 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped or 1 1/2 cups crushed canned tomatoes, drained 2-3 large cloves garlic, minced 3-4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2[...]