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The Color of Pomegranates

This fall, I sat impatiently as the humble pomegranate tree in my backyard blossomed, hoping that at least a few flowers would give way to the round, supple fruit I

The Khohanotz: Imam Bayildi

Imam Bayildi, a Turkish dish that translates simply to the “Imam Fainted” is vegetable ambrosia. The aroma it produces while being made is enough to make your mouth water. It’s

The Khohanotz: Fig Jam

In “The Bell Jar” by Sylvia Plath,  human wants, needs and desires are likened to green figs, hanging from the great big tree of life. In the Biblical story of

The Khohanotz: Dolma

Besides the never ending supply of khorovadz (kebabs) that runs like a river through many an Armenian household, dolma is a pretty popular go-to second meal. Of course, this savory

Median Day of Lent: Mijink

Armenian culture carries with it many traditions, ranging from particular foods eaten on certain holidays to procedure during events such as weddings and christenings. The sacred time known as Lent

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