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Middle Eastern

  • Warm Hummus with Mushrooms ~ this is one of our favorite ways to do hummus ~ the sauteed mushrooms give this healthy appetizer a rich, meaty, almost decadent flavor. Add lots of toasted pita bread and you could call it dinner.

    Warm Hummus with Mushrooms

    Warm Hummus with Mushrooms ~ this is one of our favorite ways to do hummus ~ the sauteed mushrooms give this healthy appetizer a rich, meaty, almost decadent flavor.  Add lots…

  • Couscous Almondine Salad with a spiced lemon vinaigrette is a complete departure from your everyday pasta salad! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Couscous Almondine Salad

    This Couscous Almondine Salad is inspired by one of the pricey pre-made salads at my favorite grocery store — it’s easy to throw together, it’s chocked full of great tastes, it’s…

  • Jeweled Tabbouleh Salad

    Jeweled Tabbouleh

    Jeweled Tabbouleh is a joyful cracked wheat salad studded with colorful, gem-like fruits and nuts…if your body is a temple, this is definitely something  you’ll want to invite inside ;) This…

  • Hummus with Forty Cloves is a guaranteed conversation starter!

    Hummus with Forty Cloves

    Hummus with Forty Cloves is full-bodied but surprisingly mellow…the secret is a long slow roasting of all that garlic! I don’t do things by halves.  Why should I when I can…

  • hummus with juicy turkey zucchini meatballs

    Hummus with Turkey & Zucchini Meatballs

    It doesn’t get any better than hummus.  Unless of course you top it with skewers of juicy turkey zucchini meatballs and drizzle it all with a lemony yogurt sauce.  Just writing…

  • jalapeno goat cheese is fabulous on crackers or pita chips

    Jalapeno Goat Cheese

    We discovered this amazing jalapeno goat cheese spread, or dip, at our favorite Middle Eastern stand at the farmers market.  The guy sells a dizzying array of yogurts, dips, salads and…

  • bulgar wheat and parsley make up a wonderful Tabouleh Salad

    Tabbouleh

    Tabbouleh is a fresh wheat and parsley salad that has been a fixture of Middle Eastern cuisine for centuries.  This delicious classic salad never gets old… Tabbouleh is the queen of…

  • freshly cooked homemade pita bread

    How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time

    How to Make Perfect Pita Bread Every Time, it’s easier than you think, and you’ll never go back to the stuff in bags again, guaranteed! I promised you homemade pita bread…

  • Mejadra from Jerusalemn

    Mejadra (from Jerusalem)

    Are you ready for some serious comfort food, Middle Eastern style?  Mejadra, (or Mujaddara) is a hearty basmati rice and lentil dish that’s sustained  Muslims, Christians, and Jews for centuries. Now…