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Roasted Lemon Chicken with Thyme & Oregano

This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  Often times we think of roasted chicken as that comfort food that should be consumed in the fall and winter months, since it warms up the house and makes everything smell so good and … Read more

Beef Tacos

This is a sponsored recipe post by Knorr® brand. They provide halal-certified bouillon, a product that is used in this recipe.  For those of you who know me as a home cook or who follow my Instagram page of cooking and recipes and food interests in general, you probably know I love a good taco. … Read more

Oven Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb

 A few years ago when I catered my sister in law’s wedding rehearsal dinner, I discovered this type of lamb cut to be an essential part of entertaining on a grand scale. This leg of lamb doesn’t look too big, but at around 4 to 4.5 pounds, this cut can be grilled, roasted, slow cooked, … Read more

What is Eid ul Adha | My Halal Kitchen

What is ‘Eid ul Adha?

I don’t assume that everyone who reads this site actually knows all the terms (often in Arabic) or names and meanings of the various celebrations that Muslims partake in; some Muslims themselves may even be looking for clarification, and although I am absolutely not a scholar, there are some things like ‘Eid ul Adha that … Read more

Saffron Mousse

This Indian dessert recipe is brought to us by food blogger Lubna Karim, based in Bangalore, India where she shares her love of family meals and traditions. This recipe is one she makes in particular for ‘Eid ul Adha, which is also known as Bakrid in her part of the world.

Saffron Mousse by Lubna Karim

photo courtesy of Lubna Karim 

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Slow-Roasted Moroccan Mechoui

I’m really thrilled to bring you the next ‘Eid ul Adha recipe from Christine (Amina) Benlafquih, a journalist, wife and mother living in Morocco since 2000 who writes everything you want to know about Moroccan food at About.com. She has so many wonderful recipes, tips, and insights about Moroccan cuisine and culinary traditions that if you’re interested in this part of the world in the slightest, you should be following her articles, which she also posts on Facebook and Twitter. Enjoy the following recipe for Moroccan Mechoui by Christine as well as the background info that precedes it.

photo courtesy of Christine (Amina) Benlafquih
photo courtesy of Christine (Amina) Benlafquih 

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