Couscous Pilaf I wanted to try pilaf using something different other than rice or bulgur, so I thought I would try couscous and make couscous pilaf. Wow what a taste Idea!! I love it when that happens.   Instead...
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      Vosp pilaf with red lentils This is another comfort dish my mom made for us when we were little Girls.  The red lentils make the vosp a creamy pilaf.  The  red lentils cooked with the rice made for a...
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  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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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. Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp butter...
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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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  Mock Manti (Macaroni and Meat) When my sister and I were growing up, our mom fixed macaroni and meat for us quite often.  It was my most favorite meal.  I have carried the tradition and my family loves it...
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  Tabbouleh Salad   Lebanese tabbouleh is a salad goes with most Middle Eastern dishes, especially grilled dishes. It’s light, refreshing and goes great with any meal.  With grilled chicken or grilled shrimp,tabbouleh Salad can be a light meal. Ingredients:  ...
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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 might even be good on lahmajoon!...
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    Pink Rice Pilaf   The Tomato Juice And Cumin In This Rice Pilaf Recipe Is The Hint Of A Southwest Flavor.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup very fine noodles 4 Tbs butter 2 cups long grain white rice (I...
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  My Sister’s Excellent Layered Brownies My sister gave me this recipe for excellent layered brownies several years ago and is always a big hit wherever I take them.The groups love them.  Although it is probably not a Middle Eastern Dish, what...
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