Avocado hummus with olive oil and sumac in a round dish

Avocado Hummus

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How to Make Great Tahini Sauce

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Lebanese Village Salad

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Bonus Cranberry Parfait

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Authentic Eggnog

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Irish Coffee

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Hemingway Daiquiri

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Kir Royale with frozen berries

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Mediterranean 7 Layer Dip

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Mixed Nut Rice Pilaf, Lebanese Hushweh

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Garlicky Whipped Feta Dip

Read More → Roasted cauliflower on a sheet pan with foil

Roasted Cauliflower Shawarma

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Caprese Salad with Pomegranate and Mint

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Apricot Chicken Recipe

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Tabbouleh Hummus Platter

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Roasted New Potatoes with Mint

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Frozen Blueberry Labneh Swirl Bars

Read More → Basil oil in three plates on the counter

Basil Dipping Oil

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Crunchy Cucumber Salad

Read More → Garlicky Sumac Shrimp skewers on a blue plate

Garlicky Sumac Shrimp Grill

Read More → Grilled Chicken Shawarma Skewers with red onion on a sheet pan

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

Read More → Sauteed squash cores in a little bowl

Koosa Core Saute

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Fresh Mint Slushie

Read More → Quinoa Protein Salad in a Deruta serving dish

Quinoa Protein Salad

Read More → Koosa squash cooked in yogurt

Koosa in Yogurt Sauce

Read More → Avocado tahini dip with sesame seeds and crudite

Avocado Tahini Dip

Read More → Broccolini with Pine Nut Sauce and Sumac

Broccolini with Pine Nut Sauce

Read More → Red beet hummus with beets and sesame seeds in a bowl

Red Beet Hummus

Read More → White beans with za'atar roasted tomatoes and olive oil, in a vintage blue pasta bowl

White Beans with Za’atar Roasted Tomatoes and Olive Oil

Read More → Bread and Butter Sweet Pickle Chicops

Bread and Butter Sweet Pickle Chips

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Labneh Green Goddess

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Vegetarian Stuffed Koosa

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Raspberry Rose Jelly

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Tart Cherry Sorbet Sundaes with Amarena Cherries

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Fresh Mint Hummus

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Pomegranate Glazed Leg of Lamb

Read More → Shakshuka with labneh, za'atar and avocado

Shakshuka with Avocado, Labneh, and Za’atar

Read More → Hummus topped with spicy sauteed red peppers

Hummus topped with Spicy Sauteed Red Pepper

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Raspberry Rose Marshmallows

Read More → Lebanese Mulberry Syrup spritzer over ice in a beautiful glass, by Maureen Abood

Drinks with Mulberry and Rose Syrups

Read More → Cranberry sauce with rose water,

Cranberry Sauce with Rose Water & Pistachios

Read More → Roasted brussels sprouts with red onion, toasted hazelnuts, and mulberry syrup,

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Hazelnuts

Read More → Lebanese rice with pine nuts and mushrooms in a blue bowl

Mom’s Special Lebanese Rice

Read More → Fresh summer fruit with Lebanese ashta cream on a blue and white plate, surrounded by a wicker table and silver spoons from Maureen Abood

Lebanese Ashta Recipe, with Fresh Fruit

Read More → Top of Simple Rasbperry Jam in a Ball jar on a blue and white plate with spoon, Maureen Abood

Simple Raspberry Jam Recipe

Read More → Fresh mint lemonade with mint sprigs and little hand, Maureen

Fresh Mint Lemonade

Read More → Grilled marinated chicken kebabs on a vintage blue platter, from Maureen Abood.

Grilled Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Read More → Tomato salsa topped with fresh mint in a bowl, surrounded by pita bread on a platter

Spicy Lebanese Salsa

Read More → Satueed spinach with pine nuts,

Sauteed Spinach with Toasted Pine Nuts

Read More → Smooth hummus in the food processor, Maureen Abood

Your Guide to the Best Smooth Hummus You Can Make or Eat.

Read More → Chickpea Feta Salad,

Chickpea and Feta Picnic Salad

Read More → Seared Lamb Chops with Mint Salt,, Maureen Abood

Seared Lamb Chops with Mint Salt Dry Rub

Read More → Mashed Potatoes with Olive Oil, Maureen

Irish Mashed Potatoes. In the Lebanese Way.

Read More → Chicken with lemon and olives in a copper baking dish

Braised Chicken with Lemon and Olives. And smiles.

Read More → Vegetable soup Lebanese style in a bowl

Lebanese Vegetable Soup with Chickpeas and Kale

Read More → Warm salted caramel sauce with orange blossom, with a plate of apples and salt

Warm Salted Caramel Sauce with Orange Blossom

Read More → Za'atar roasted pumpkin seeds, Maureen Abood

Za’atar Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Read More → Broiled Apricots with Labneh,

Burnt Sugar Apricots with Labneh, and a must-have book

Read More → Lebanese Fattah

Lebanese Fattah: Chickpeas, pita chips, and labneh with garnishes

Read More → Cucumber bites with Labneh and Olives,

Cucumber Bites with Labneh and Olives

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Olive Oil Popcorn with Za’atar

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Nougat with Pistachios and Dried Cherries (low-fat, chewy goodness)

Read More → Pomegranate yogurt smoothie,

Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie. And at last: the Vitamix!

Read More → Avocado Tomato Salad with Feta,

Tomato Cucumber Salad with Avocado and Feta

Read More → Watermelon bites with labneh and cucumber on a plate, sourrounded by watermelon and a green-trimmed towel, Maureen abood

Keep moving forward. Plus Watermelon Labneh Bites.

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Michigan’s Smoked Whitefish Dip Recipe

Read More → Ripe honeydew melon with a cup of fresh mint syrup and lemon wedges, on a white plate, Maureen

Melon with Fresh Mint Syrup, a thank-you note

Read More → Quinoia tabbouleh with mint, onion, tomato, and parsley on a white platter,

Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe

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Crustless Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sumac Recipe. Say yes to the dress.

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Homemade Power Bars Recipe: Apricot Almond

Read More → Baba Gannouj on a plate with pomegranate seeds

Baba Gannouj Recipe, a super bowl…

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Citrus Salad Recipe, and a new Middle Eastern cookbook

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Orange Blossom Cream Caramels with Sea Salt. A mouthful of happy.

Read More → Hummus with lamb, hummus kwarma on a blue plate

Hummus with Lamb and Sumac.

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Apple Chips, and an aunt learns how to field trip

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Pia’s Eggplant Parmigiana

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A sundae with hot fudge sauce, marshmallow sauce, and Spanish peanuts. A salty-sweet tradition.

Read More → Za'atar kale chips,

Za’atar Kale Chips, and a family story

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Homemade Apricot-Lime Fruit Leather

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Strawberry Rose Fool. My Favorite Bakeless Sweet.

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Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream, and a melting moment

Read More → Vegetarian Grapeleaves,

Vegetarian Grape Leaves (gluten-free and vegan too…)

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White Asparagus with Pistachio Oil & Lemon

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Candied Kumquats Recipe (over ice cream)

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Kishk Soup with Garlic

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Ruby Red Grapefruit-St. Germain Mimosa

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Pink Deviled Eggs (laban & mint), for Mrs. Smith

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Lebanese cheese:Jibin, with habibi-love

Read More → Thick hot chocolate,

Thick Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon, a quiet triumph

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Apricot-Walnut Granola with Orange Blossom, and a new life

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Crunchy Roast Chickpeas with Za’atar, good and good for you

Read More → Date-Crisp Balls, Maureen Abood

Date-Crisp Balls

Read More → Labneh preserved in oil,

Homemade yogurt: straining for laban, labne, and labne preserved in oil

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Apple Butter with Orange Blossom

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Whitefish dinner: New potatoes with dill

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Coosa and eggs, breakfast (or dinner) of champions

Read More → Radish and Arugula Salad,

Radish & arugula salad. Here let us feast.

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Lamb shish kebab; meet me at the grill

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Lebanese Potato Salad

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Lebanese Grape Leaf Rolls, a taste of Dier Mimas

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Grilled Lamb Lollipops with Fresh Mint Sauce; Chine on…

Read More → Warm Almond Stuffed Dates with Lime Zest,

Warm Almond-Stuffed Dates with Lime Zest; a California story

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Garlicky Lebanese Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard and Lemon; dressed up Rushta

Read More → Soft scrambled eggs with asparagus,

Soft-scrambled eggs with asparagus; let the Lenten fast begin

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Mmmm Mmmm Mujadara, Lebanese lentil pilaf

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Chicken Rice Pilaf, Hushweh, and from the kitchen, a family farewell for my father

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Hummus bi Tahini, with a secret ingredient

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Leeks in Olive Oil, and scenes from the farm market

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Orange Blossom Rice Pudding; it’s going to calm you down, too

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Ingredient: Rice

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Lebanese Olive Salad, and Our Town

Read More → Fried cauliflower with tahini sauce

Fried Cauliflower, and this time last year

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Fried Eggs with Za’atar, and lessons from a restaurant kitchen

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Lebanese Green Bean Stew (yahneh or lubieh)

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Lebanese Tomato Salad. Let juice run down your chin.

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Sheik al Mehsheh: How eggplant healed a heart, and always welcomes us home

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Pickled Turnips, and an introduction to Aunt Hilda

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Stuffed Koosa. Are you a Koosa?

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Yogurt Cucumber Salad with Mint

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