Cooking Halal 101 by Yvonne Maffei

Thai Beef Curry Stew

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 of Turkish ethnicity and married to a man from a Thai Muslim family. In the...
My love of eating chicken wings began in college when I really got a taste of how wonderful they were- mild, hot and spicy and always with some sort of creamy dip and a side of fries. It's the...
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...
We're in the thick of winter. It's cold, icy, slushy, and the snow is absolutely beautiful from indoors, as long as you don't have to drive in any of it. It's the time of year when you realize that on...
The flu is hitting a lot of people hard right now. On the local news here in Chicago, we've been told that area hospital emergency rooms are swamped with people being treated for the flu- heavy coughing and sneezing...

Molokhia

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...
It's so hard to believe the month of Ramadan is nearly over, which is a bit sad for us because we love it so much. It's such a time of being scheduled and focused and distraction-free. However bittersweet the...
Buffalo Wings | My Halal Kitchen

Buffalo Wings

One of my favorite summertime recipes is for Buffalo Wings. The first time I ever had them was way back in college- it was the late night food of choice with friends- we didn't have a care in the...
On a recent trip to our local butcher, I inquired about the homemade merguez they always used to have on hand. He said they weren't making any more of it because folks weren't buying much of it, for some reason. I always thought...
One of the reasons this soup is so delicious is because it creates a rich chicken broth as it cooks. Use a whole, cut up chicken with all its bones and skin to get the most flavor and nutrition...

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