Mimi Cooking – A Recipe Blog by Nadia Tabassum

Here at Mimi Cooking, I’ve woven together a tapestry of recipes that are not only dearest to my heart but are also reflections of my journey through kitchen trials, triumphs, and the simple joy of cooking.

From the bustling farmers markets across America where I select fresh produce to the quiet moments of stirring a simmering pot as flavors meld, each recipe is a chronicle of my culinary adventures.

Copy-Cat Sauces

As someone who loves to experiment in the kitchen and create new recipes, and as someone who really likes condiments served by fast food chains, I was inspired to try making my own version of their sauces so I can try them out at home!

Image of Baja Chipotle Sauce in a small white sauce dish
Subway Baja Chipotle Sauce
Indulge in the rich and vibrant flavors of the Baja Chipotle Sauce, a tantalizing blend of smoky chipotle peppers, creamy mayonnaise, tangy sour cream, and zesty lime juice. This sauce encapsulates the essence of Baja cuisine, offering a perfect balance of heat, creaminess, and citrusy brightness.
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Subway Sweet Onion Sauce
Subway Sweet Onion Sauce
With its smooth consistency and rich aroma, the Subway Sweet Onion sauce complements a variety of ingredients, enhancing the overall taste profile without overpowering the other flavors.
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Popeyes Sweet Heat Sauce
Popeyes Sweet Heat Sauce
Popeyes Sweet Heat Sauce is a tantalizing blend of sweet and spicy flavors that adds a zesty kick to any meal. Crafted with a perfect balance of sweetness from honey and cane sugar, combined with a hint of heat from red chili peppers and savory spices, this sauce delivers an unforgettable taste sensation.
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I love baking bread. There is some satisfaction attached to smelling some freshly baked break coming straight out of my oven. I wish I could share some with you, but since I cannot, I am sharing my baking secrets in the recipes below. As a fangirl of Subway, I ended up experimenting in my kitchen to create my own copy-cat versions of some of my favorite bread from Subway.

Subway Artisan Italian Bread
Subway Artisan Italian Bread
A tantalizing creation that embodies the essence of traditional Italian baking. Crafted with care and precision, this recipe captures the heart and soul of artisanal breadmaking, offering a perfect balance of crispy crust and tender crumb.
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New Haven Pizza Dough Recipe,
Discover the secret to the perfect crust with our New Haven Pizza Dough Recipe—thin, crisp, and with just the right chew. Your gateway to recreating the iconic New Haven pizzeria experience at home!
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Subway Italian Herb And Cheese Bread
Subway Italian Herb And Cheese Bread Recipe
Indulge in the irresistible aroma and flavor of freshly baked Subway-style Italian Herb and Cheese Bread with this easy-to-follow copycat recipe. Recreate the iconic Subway experience right in your own kitchen, as each bite delivers a harmonious blend of fragrant herbs and rich cheese.
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Main Course

Here are my top three recipes of all time for dishes appropriate as a main course. I like eating seafood like a lot of people in my family, so you might find that apparent with my choice below:)

Salmon Patties
Grandma’s Old Fashioned Salmon Patties Recipe
Savor the taste of tradition with Grandma's Old Fashioned Salmon Patties, a recipe steeped in family history. Each patty is a celebration of the simple yet delectable combination of flaked pink salmon, aromatic onions, and a hint of garlic, brought together with breadcrumbs and seasoned with garden-fresh dill. They’re pan-fried to a golden perfection, flaunting a crispy exterior that reveals a moist, flavorful center.
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Twice Baked Potatoes With Shrimp
Twice Baked Potatoes With Shrimp Recipe
Twice baked potatoes with shrimp are a delicious and satisfying dish perfect for a special occasion or a comforting meal at home. This recipe combines the creamy texture of potatoes with the delicate sweetness of shrimp, creating a mouth-watering dish that is sure to please. Whether you are a fan of classic American dishes or looking for a new way to enjoy seafood, this recipe will surely become a favorite in your home.
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The Rock French Toast
The Rock French Toast
This culinary masterpiece takes traditional French toast to a whole new level with its bold flavors and irresistible texture. Picture thick slices of hearty bread, soaked in a rich custard mixture infused with vanilla and a hint of cinnamon, then griddled to golden perfection.
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I have a sweet tooth and a special place in my heart for baking. Here are some of my favorite recipes that I hope you and your family will enjoy!

seven red velvet cupcakes plated on a long glass dish
Red Velvel Cupcake Recipe
Red velvet cupcakes are delicious and unique dessert that is loved by people all over the world. Their vibrant red color, tangy and sweet flavor, and fluffy texture make them a true crowd-pleaser, perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re making them for a birthday party, a wedding, or just as a special treat for yourself, red velvet cupcakes are sure to delight everyone who tries them.
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Fereni Starch Pudding Recipe
Fereni Starch Pudding
Fereni is a traditional Persian dessert that captivates with its creamy texture and delicate flavor. Originating from Iran, this velvety pudding is a celebration of simplicity and sophistication, offering a comforting sweetness that warms the soul.
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Image of Butterfinger Cake
Butterfinger Cake
Calling all peanut butter and chocolate fans! This Butterfinger cake is a rich dessert that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! It features a moist chocolate cake base, layered with a rich caramel sauce and topped with fluffy peanut butter whipped cream and crushed Butterfinger candy bars.
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But wait! There is more! If you would like to check out all my recipes, please use the category links below to navigate to the right page(s). I will keep updating these, so don’t be surprised to find some categories empty since I will keep posting new things here.