A blueberry and bulgur salad is a great summer salad that uses fresh blueberries that makes a delightful pop.  The English cucumbers and red onion gives the dish added crunch.  The bulgur wheat in this blueberry and bulgur salad gives...
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                      Kodafa Cake is a Middle Eastern sweet honey cake.  It is a little different than most cakes as it uses couscous for the base.  The mild cheese filling gives...
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   A light refreshing pita salad for summer It has a healthy light lemony dressing. It is also very versatile.  It can be stuffed into a pita pocket or served with toasted pieces of pita bread crumbled on top.  The light lemony...
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Rice Pilaf, Orzo Recipe 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...
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 Middle Eastern Rice Pilaf The Beginnings Of This middle eastern rice dish came from a Turkish recipe that included the green lentils and chickpeas. I changed it up a little and came up with a nice variation that goes well...
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 Middle Eastern Rice Pilaf The Beginnings Of This came from a Turkish recipe that included the green lentils and chickpeas. I changed it up a little and came up with a nice variation that goes well with any chicken dish....
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  Okra stew is a popular vegetable dish in Middle Eastern cooking. This okra stew with tomatoes makes for a nice light side dish that goes will with any meal.  With chicken or beef added to it, this stew becomes a...
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  Black Rice Pilaf The Idea For This came to me during a recent trip to Trader Joe’s.  That was where I saw the black rice.  I looked at it and I thought about what I could do with this....
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   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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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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