Summertime is the best time to have kebobs- out on the grill, finally! Although here, it's been a very rainy season plus with Ramadan falling in summer this year, it's been a little difficult to get out on the...
 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...
I had no idea what a hit these pita rolls would be. They seemed so easy to make and with such a familiar taste to them, I didn't even think they would be very interesting to other people. When...
Somehow during this polar vortex we're having, I keep finding myself craving Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods- perhaps it's the hefty amounts of meat (with all that 'good' fat) involved, or the pungent spices that I crave when it's...
The ubiquitous bread of the Middle East and North Africa, pita bread has found a new home in America and the Middle East due to the introduction of it by the many immigrants who opened restaurants, groceries and ethnic...
Recently, my husband re-connected with an old college friend he hadn't seen in years. As it turns out, when they reconnected many of their mutual friends wanted to have a small reunion.  That led to a dinner invitation extended...
If you're having a party this 'Eid (or any time), you'll definitely want to make your own pita chips instead of buying them- they're that easy {and quick} to make and are hearty enough to scoop up hummus or...
It's a wonder I haven't posted this recipe earlier. I've been making it for many years and it's considered on of our favorite healthy go-to soups, but I wasn't sure how many others would be interested to know how...
Summer food is equivalent to grilling, right? Well, in the intense heat we're feeling here in the Midwest I'm not sure everyone is so excited about firing up the grills all the time. I mean, it's really hot- even...
Pearl couscous is a wonderful salad couscous and quite different from what is normally found in restaurant dishes or alongside North African tagine dishes with meat. When cooked, t is more plump and chewy  than it's smaller semolina-derived counterpart....

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