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Two-Minute Quesadillas

No time for suhoor, but you need something hot in your tummy? These super-quick quesadillas are so easy to make- you may want to take out the hot sauce and fire-roasted chiles (peppers) if your stomach can’t handle the spice in the wee hours of the morning, though.  *White cheddar cheese is produced by Cabot and certified-halal by IFANCA. Two-minute ... Read More »

CLOSED: Supreme Pineapple Vinegar Giveaway

Supreme Pineapple Vinegar Giveaway | My Halal Kitchen

A few months ago I introduced Supreme Vinegar’s date vinegar product and readers loved it, for good reason. It’s such an excellent product, rich in taste and quality and I really do use it in things like salad dressings and even meat and poultry dishes. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they came out with a new product, pineapple ... Read More »

What’s a Good Substitute for Dry White Wine?

Lemons as substitute for dry white wine

Here’s a reader question I thought everyone everyone could benefit from by answering on the site. Thank you, J. for asking! Question: There is a recipe that I am trying/going to make.  The recipe for the dough has “dry white wine” in it.  How can I substitute? MHK Answer: Dry white wine usually doesn’t have any sugar (it’s been fermented so ... Read More »

Remove Stubborn Food Remnants From Pans With Just Two Simple Ingredients

This is how I remove stubborn food remnants from my pans (aluminum or stainless steel): 1) sprinkle the area with baking soda; 2) spray or pour vinegar on top, then watch it fizzle (my favorite part); 3) Let sit 5 min., or more for really tough stains); 4) Scrub off w/ a little water + sponge. Repeat if you don’t ... Read More »

CLOSED: MuslimZon.com, A Giveaway From the One-Stop Shop for Ramadan & Eid

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Last year we introduced you to MuslimZon.com. They were just starting out as an online retailer of everything you could ever want as a Muslim family- books, videos, accessories and of course decorations and good for Ramadan and Eid. They’ve since grown and are now offering more products from some of my favorite retailers of products that really speak to ... Read More »

CLOSED: The Olive Tree Soap Company Assorted Products Giveaway

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I love feeling prepared for big events, occasions and our biggest season of the year- Ramadan. Even things that seem so small, like lovely smelling and good-for-you- toiletries can make your life run so much smoother when they’re simply on hand at your busiest moments. It’s when you’re out of them that their absence is stressful- and it’s the same ... Read More »

CLOSED: Eid Creations Party Goods Giveaway

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We’ve done it before and we’re doing it again with another Eid Creations giveaway! Get ready for all your Eid festivities now so that you don’t have to do it during Ramadan, especially in those last ten blessed days. Eid Creations offers many unique products for your home celebrations, many items which you can re-use year after year, such as their new ... Read More »

Sweet & Sour Beef

final - sweet and sour beef

I don’t make Asian food that often at home, but I really do love it. I recently had a real craving for sweet and sour something- whether it be seafood, beef or chicken. Many of the recipes I found used ketchup for the sauce (which I’m not a huge fan of when it comes to cooking with it) and other prepared ... Read More »

Summer Eggplant Soup

Summer Eggplant Soup | My Halal Kitchen

Do people ever question certain foods you like to eat or drink in the summer? Not the winter, but just the hot summer time. They might say things like,  ‘How can you eat that (insert said food/drink) when it’s so hot outside?”  No one ever really questions you when you have a big bowl of ice cream in the dead of winter, ... Read More »

9 Easy Things You Could Be Doing Right Now to Get Ready for Ramadan Cooking

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Caution ahead: There’s a lot of chopping on this list, so let’s talk about what can get chopped away first. And yes, it is easy to do a little extra when you’re already chopping at mealtime now, anyway. If not, set aside a little time over the weekend or on a weeknight after dinner.  CHOPPING Chop away, it’s good therapy. Trust ... Read More »