Author Archives: Yvonne Maffei

No-Bake Maple Cheesecake Cups

No-Bake Maple Cheesecake Cups | Sue Labadi for My Halal Kitchen

This scrumptuous, quick and so easy to make dessert comes from my good friend and someone I look up to in so many ways, Susan Labadi.  She’s an educator by profession and also has a great big voice in the halal industry as an active promotor of halal products and services. She is often called on to speak and moderate ... Read More »

Thai Beef Curry Stew

Thai Beef Chicken | My Halal Kitchen

This recipe comes from Derya Singhsumalee, a former teacher colleague of mine who is such a fun and interesting person.  She is very well-traveled, is of Turkish ethnicity and married to a man from a Thai Muslim family. In the school lunch room we used to talk quite a bit about cultural diversity and, of course, food. She was very familiar ... Read More »

CLOSED: Noor Kids Books Giveaway

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The authors of Noor Kids books have a lot of experience working with Muslim parents and their children to try and determine their needs in a society where an Islamic education is not ready accessible or prevalent outside of the home. They find themselves responding to questions like, “How will my little Muslim child fit in?”, “How will she maintain confidence ... Read More »

CLOSED: Patchi Chocolate Gift Box Giveaway

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Patchi has done it again- this box of chocolate sounds ah-mazing! Coming from one of my favorite chocolate producers ever, I’m so glad you’ll get the chance to try these wonderfully-made products for Ramadan or Eid! About the Giveaway Patchi chocolates is giving away this gorgeous gift box which includes delicacies that will bring sweetness to your guests or host ... Read More »

CLOSED: Crescent Foods Big Boss Countertop Grill Giveaway

Crescent Foods Big Boss Counter top Grill Giveaway | My Halal Kitchen

About the Giveaway Crescent Foods is giving away The Big Boss 7-pc. Ceramic Grill set, a unique counter top cooker that goes from grill to sandwich maker quickly and easily. It comes with 3 sets of non-stick, long-lasting ceramic interchangeable cooking plates that snap in and out effortlessly. Dual cooking surface cooks both sides evenly at once so you save ... Read More »

Closed: CreationZ Customized Artwork Giveaway

CreationZ Giveaway | My Halal Kitchen

I consider it a great privilege to learn about the existence of all sorts of creative talent in our diverse community.  It’s exciting to see people putting their own mark on what may seem like familiar types of art and that often times it’s something they do in addition to another career or daily job.  That’s been the case with ... Read More »

Holiday Destinations in Spain (Sponsored)

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Spanish Destinations That You Can Visit During Your Holiday Spain can be a fabulous location if you are looking to get away to somewhere nice during the Eid season. Of course, the secret to an unforgettable holiday in this part of the world is choosing the right destination. The great thing about Spain is there is just so much variety, so you ... Read More »

CLOSED: Up a Notch Garden Flag Giveaway

Eid Flag | Up a Notch

Kiran Ansari is the Founder of Up a Notch Gifts, which has a unique approach to personalizing products, home decor, business items and more. I love that many of the names on her products may not be the most ‘usual’ we see in the U.S., but she certainly is filling a much-needed gap in the desire for personalized products that ... Read More »

CLOSED: Modern Wall Art’s Ramadan Giveaway

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The very talented Syed Rahman creates the most beautiful pieces of Islamic art in stainless steel pieces that aren’t so heavy they’ll take down a wall, but intelligently made to use the hardware necessary to keep it in place.  We’ve shown you their artwork before in a previous giveaway which featured some of their pieces that are perfect for the ... Read More »