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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...

Spring Greens Soup

Nothing says Spring in the culinary world like fresh green produce, although not all of it from this recipe has been grown right in...

Summer Squash Soup

I'm a huge fan of a hearty bowl of soup. I love to select, chop and see the change in texture of fresh, seasonal...

Hearty Chicken and Zucchini Soup

What should you do with all of those wonderful summer zucchini squash you've got from the local farmers market or your family's backyard garden?...

Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is one of my all-time favorite soups. I can’t believe I waited until the end of Ramadan to finally make a huge...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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