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Eggplant Soup

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...

French Onion Soup with a Halal Substitute for Red Wine

Just as I'm a huge fan of many French dishes (particularly the peasant food from the south), I've also always loved the very classic...

Red Lentil and Carrot Soup

Those of you who've been reading my recipes for a while probably already know that I'm a total soup lover and a lover of...

Italian Wedding Soup

While making this recipe and preparing to share it with you, I decided to do a little research to find out the history behind...

Creamy Potato Soup

Ever since Ramadan, I've been in the habit of making soups with whatever is growing and seasonal. Last year I grew potatoes in pots...

PIZZA RECIPES

Pepperoni Pizza with Dough & Sauce Recipe

I grew up eating homemade pizza and pizza from very good local pizzerias. Both were excellent, though completely different from one another- one being...

STEWS

Moroccan Goat Stew

Have you ever tried goat meat?  If you've seen them in real life, they're not as meaty as those furry and cuddly lambs we...

Thai Beef Curry

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...
Beef Stew Recipe | My Halal Kitchen

Slow Cooker Beef Stew: My Family Recipe for the Ultimate Comfort Food

I always crave comfort food in the winter time, but right now as a nation and a global community, it looks as though we...

Chicken Bouillabaisse

Those of you who know me well enough know that my favorite cooking mentor is Julia Child--and it's not because of the book or movie, Julie...

Italian Lamb Stew

'Eid Mubarak to you and your families! May all your fasts and prayers be accepted.  We've fasted the month of Ramadan and now it's time to...

PASTA DISHES

Creamy Fusilli Pasta with Swiss Chard and Chicken

I have the most convenient times for food cravings. Right now our kitchen is completely unusable while it's under construction. The stove is off...

MEDITERRANEAN

Turkish Style Summer Bean & Tomato Salad

One of my neighbors passed on some of their long garden green beans to me, which I relish so much- anything from home gardens,...

Easy Oven-Roasted Baby Potatoes

I promise you this is a super easy side dish for any night of the week or any morning when you have some time...

The Easiest No-Cook Cheese to Make During a Quarantine

I expect to be indoors for about a month, although it could be a much longer time than that. Before going stir crazy, I...

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