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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

As promised, I’ve put together the recipe for the Chocolate Banana Bread I demonstrated at last week’s Baking Demo in Naperville, IL. At the demo, I discussed baking tips and halal substitutes for particular baking ingredients, which you can find a summary of on one of my previous posts. To the demo I also brought samples of my Banana Blueberry Loaf and Cranberry & White Chocolate Mini ... Read More »

15 of My Favorite Baking Tips

Stainless Steel Measuring Cups

I spent a wonderful hour with some delightful women at today’s Baking Demo where I discussed baking tips and halal ingredient options and substitutions while making a Chocolate-Banana Cake. The questions were great and the discussion lively. For those who attended, I promised to post the tips mentioned during the class and for those who were not able to attend, this ... Read More »

Chocolate Bread Recipe & A Bit About Chocolate Liquor

Several weeks ago I took a chocolate tasting class taught by my friend, chocolatier and author, Annmarie Kostyk. I didn’t really know what to expect exactly, but I was so pleasantly surprised by how much I actually learned about eating chocolate for good health. I just have to share it here with all of you! I arrived at Le Flour, ... Read More »

The Huffington Post Article on My Halal Kitchen

For halal food fans everywhere as well as those awaiting something unique in the food world, you might be interested to know that The Huffington Post contributor Naazish YarKhan thinks My Halal Kitchen could be making a difference. She wrote a wonderful piece about this website and the growing halal food industry (i.e. companies like Crescent Foods and Taqwa Eco-Food), as well as a rising interest in halal foods, ... Read More »

My Halal Kitchen Featured on Radio Islam

As many of you already know, My Halal Kitchen has had a pretty exciting couple of weeks. On June 10, we were featured on Radio Islam, a Chicago talk radio program that airs daily programs on topics particularly pertinent to Muslims but open for anyone interested in learning about events and people on the local, national and international Muslim scene. ... Read More »

Follow My Halal Kitchen on Twitter!

My Halal Kitchen is now on Twitter! You can follow us by going to the Twitter website, sign up and look for “MyHalalKitchen” and click on “follow” or go to: www.twitter.com/myhalalkitchen. If you don’t already have one, sign up, find us, follow us and then we’ll be able to ‘tweet’ each other! If you’re not familiar with Twitter, it’s one ... Read More »

King Arthur Flour Comes to Chicagoland

Scanning through the local paper can prove to be a rewarding endeavor for the thrifty cook these days. I found myself lucky to see a tiny ad in the Chicago Tribune about the King Arthur Flour Company coming to Palatine, IL for a free baking class, one of their many free national classes!) There were actually two classes taking place in the Hotel Indigo that ... Read More »

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Saute

Turmeric Ginger Chicken Saute

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dish that is bursting with flavor, check out my recipe for Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Saute, which appeared in Cooking Light Magazine last winter. I came up with it one night when I only had boneless chicken breast and several exciting spices on hand. Turmeric Ginger Chicken Sauté   Ingredients 1  tablespoon  olive oil 1/4  cup  chopped ... Read More »

Welcome to My Halal Kitchen

I hope you will feel free to contribute your comments, constructive criticism, recipes, food suggestions, and more ideas for this blog. Thank you, in advance! Read More »