COOKING TIPS

SOUPS

Orzo Soup with Greens and Wholesome Chicken Broth

Over the early part of the summer when Ramadan was in full swing, I took advantage of the somewhat cooler weather and made soups...

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...

Pumpkin Saffron Soup

'Tis the season for lots and lots of pumpkins everywhere...and I definitely can't bear to see them going to waste any time soon. So,...
Chicken Soup Recipe | My Halal Kitchen

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup is arguably a winter necessity because the flu is hitting a lot of people hard right now. On the local news...

Zero Waste Winter Vegetable Soup

Nothing is better than a bowl of hot soup on a cold winter day, would you agree? You’d be amazed what you can put...

PIZZA RECIPES

Tandoori Spiced Chicken Pizza

Two of my favorite things and my favorite flavors combined to make this recipe we've been enjoying a lot this Ramadan- pizza and Tandoori...

STEWS

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lamb Stew with Pumpkin, Plantain, Sweet Potato and Chickpeas

When we look through recipes online or in magazines, what really prompts us to go out of our way to make a list and head...

PASTA DISHES

Fettucine with Simple Caper-Bechamel Sauce

This sauce is a delicious classic with subtle, yet flavorful additions that pair beautifully with the thickness of fettuccine style pasta, although any pasta...

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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