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    Koloocheh (Persian Walnut and Date Cookies)

    Buttery Persian cookies are filled with a walnut and date filling.

    My first introduction to Persian food came in the shape of Koloocheh – flaky, buttery cookies stuffed with a sweet walnut and date filling. These cookies were instantly addictive, and my local Persian grocery proceeded to not stock these cookies anymore, pushing me into a Koloocheh-void madness.

    So I needed to make my own.

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    Just Falafel, Central Station

    Falafels can often be left as an afterthought. It’s that dish that people serve up when the thought, “oh, I forgot about the vegetarians” comes up. But falafels are can be delicious morsels in…