Author Archives: Yvonne

Download the Beautiful Ramadan Gift Guide by Sakina Design for FREE!

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Jontie and Pik of Sakina Design are some of the most creative people I know, turning basic ideas into the most beautiful visuals I’ve ever seen mash’Allah. I can attest to this in their latest project, the Sakina Gift Guide.  In it you’ll find so many gorgeous gift ideas for Ramadan and Eid, even a few of my top picks for gift-giving. ... Read More »

Silver Envelope Products & Summer Ramadan Cooking Are in Stores in Qatar!

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What an amazing week it’s been. Ramadan has started, all of the excitement and anticipation for the blessed month is even sweeter because of a few very exciting things going on, one of them involving my friend Raana Smith of Silver Envelope, the Islamic Stationary Company. She invited me to collaborate on a piece with her last year to make ... Read More »

Hashtag #MyRamadanIftar and #MyRamadanSuhoor & Your Photos from Last Year

Indian Iftar

Last year it was absolutely fascinating for me to see all the amazing photos of your Iftar and Suhoor meals (shown below), thank you so much for sharing those with me! This year, I’d love to do it again so please post your photo(s) to the My Halal Kitchen Facebook page and/or tag @MyHalalKitchen on Instagram and Twitter with your ... Read More »

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?

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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 »