6 sweet, spiced and unexpected recipes for raisins, whether you love or loathe them

Yes, there's a raisin recipe for even the ardent raisin hater.
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(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post/food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

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Fragrant saffron and sweet onions make this Persian-style chicken and rice a feast for the senses

One-pot chicken, rice and lentils scented with saffron, sweet onions, golden raisins and dates.

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Want golden, crispy fish without deep-frying? This air fryer recipe is for you.

Fish turns out crispy in the air fryer without all of the mess of deep-frying in oil.

Recipeasly promised to ‘fix’ online recipes. After critics called it theft, the site shut down.

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