Monthly Archives: March 2015

Middle Eastern-Bulgur Wheat Pilaf- Fine Noodles

   Mom’s Bulgur Wheat Pilaf Recipe Bulgur wheat pilaf is another popular side dish that is one made of  wheat, instead of rice. We had this often growing up and was a nice variation. The fine noodles make it yummy. It […]

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Middle Eastern Recipe-Rice Pilaf

Rice pilaf is probably the most common side dish in Middle Eastern meals. It is so versatile and with a few simple changes, it goes with just about everything. Growing up, we had that as a side dish more often […]

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Middle Eastern-Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe

  Wild Rice Pilaf If you need a healthy pilaf for a special event, this recipe is for you. It is fulfilling, brimming with flavor, and is anything but difficult to plan. The mix of flavors blends wonderfully, and the mixture […]

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Middle Eastern-Greek Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

  Middle Eastern Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Even though tzatziki sauce is typically Greek condiment, it pairs very well with Middle Eastern dishes.  With fresh cucumbers and flat leaf parsley, tzatziki sauce is great for for grape leaves, shawarma, gyro sandwiches, and it […]

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Middle Eastern Grain Recipes-Vosp-Pilaf With Red Lentils

    Vosp pilaf with red lentils This is a great middle eastern grain recipe.  This pilaf is another comfort dish my mom made for us when we were little Girls.  The  red lentils cooked with the rice made for a […]

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Middle Eastern Recipes-Meat Stuffed Grape Leaves-Derevi Dolma

Stuffed Grape Leaves,  the actual leaves of the grape vine,was another favorite dish my mom made when I was a child and I still love them.  After we moved from California to the Midwest, I just assumed everyone ate meat stuffed […]

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Middle Eastern Recipes-Armenian Manti Dumplings My Mom’s way

Armenian Manti Dumplings By My Mom. This was a dish my mom made when we were growing up.  Mom always called them “little boats”.  It was a special treat as it took time to make it. We all loved it and there […]

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Middle Eastern Recipes-Lahmajoun Armenian Pizza

  Lahmajoun Armenian Pizza Is another dish my mom made when my sister and I were little. Due to the time it took to make, it was a very special treat when we had it. Depending on how big the Lahmajoun Armenian Pizza is, they […]

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Middle Eastern Recipes- Multigrain Pilaf with 3 Grains

Multigrain Pilaf with 3 Grains is a variation of pilaf that is high in fiber containing barley, brown rice and bulgur. It is a good side dish that goes well with beef or chicken.                 […]

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Middle Eastern Recipes-Bulgur Pilaf Tomato And Zucchini

  This is a variation of our bulgur pilaf recipe In this variation we use fresh garden zucchini and grape tomatoes. It seemed more springlike to me.  When I saw a variation of this bulgur pilaf recipe, I replaced the onion […]

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