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Saad Fayed

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By Saad Fayed

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Stuffed Collard Greens Created: Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      These stuffed collard greens are delicious and easy! If you like stuffed grape leaves, you will love these collards.
    • How can I make beef shish kebabs more tender on the grill? Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Want to make tender shish kebabs? Check out how to make any cut of beef tender when making shish kebabs.
    • What is the best type of beef for making shish kebabs? Created: Monday, April 29, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What's the best beef for kebabs? Learn more in this reader FAQ about best meats for making kebabs.
    • What is flatbread? Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Flatbread can be found on almost every grocery shelf in the country. In this FAQ, learn about flatbread and how you can incorporate it into your recipes.
    • Different Ways to use Hummus Created: Friday, January 29, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A reader asks if there are different ways to use hummus other than as a dip.
    • Beat Created: Sunday, June 27, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Definition of beat, a cooking term.
    • Tarator Sauce Created: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn how to make tarator sauce with this easy recipe.
    • Chickpea Pilaf Created: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Traditional pilaf gets new life with the addition of chickpeas! Chickpeas offer fantastic flavor and texture to this tasty side dish.
    • What is Baharat Spice? Created: Sunday, December 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What can baharat be used for? What does it taste like? Is is spicy? Learn how to use it correctly, and with the right food.
    • Lemon Couscous Created: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      With instant couscous, lemon zest, lemon juice, chicken broth and salt. Tastes good when you first make it, and left-overs are even tastier the next day
    • Dill Rice Created: Monday, April 09, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Add some kick to basic white rice by using a little dill and fresh lemon juice as in this simple-to-make Middle Eastern rice dish.
    • Parboil Created: Friday, April 09, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Method of cooking a food in boiling water just until soft. The food is intended to be cooked further at a later time.
    • What is a Rutabaga? Created: Friday, August 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Its uses in cooking vary greatly, as it can be eaten raw or cooked. They are an excellent low-calorie food, and have virtually no fat per serving.
    • Fish with Tahini (Samak bi Tahini) Created: Saturday, October 07, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Fish with Tahini is easy and perfect for the seafood lover! It is called Samak Bi Tahini in Arabic and is a local favorite in many Middle Eastern regions.
    • Garlic pita Bread Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
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    • Onion Pita Bread Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      learn how ot make onion pita bread
    • How to Tell if Your Cooking Oil is Hot Enough Created: Thursday, February 25, 2010 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Quick and easy tips to tell if your cooking oil is hot enough to cook with.
    • Apple Couscous Recipe Created: Sunday, November 05, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Apple couscous is a delicious side dish, or perfect for stuffing a small turkey! Couscous is a versatile food and just about anything can be done with it!
    • Couscous with Peas Created: Thursday, July 13, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Recipe for couscous with peas. This couscous recipe calls for instant couscous, frozen peas, onions, garlic, and chicken broth.
    • Cranberry and Toasted Almond Couscous Created: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Recipe for cranberry and toasted almond couscous. This cranberry couscous recipe calls for instant couscous, dried cranberries, toasted almonds, and chicken broth.
    • Salad-e Shirazi: Tomato Cucumber Salad Created: Friday, June 16, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Salad-e shirazi is a summertime favorite in Iran. Finely chopped tomatoes and cucumbers mixed with spices and lime juice make salad-e shirazi a hit.
    • Ful Medames - Egyptian Fava Beans Created: Thursday, December 22, 2005 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Ful Medames is a common breakfast dish in Egypt. It is served with an egg and pita bread. It makes a very hearty breakfast! Ful Medames is a national dish of Egypt. This recipe is thousand of years...
    • Lebanese Rice Created: Saturday, December 24, 2005 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Recipe for the lebanese style of preparing rice.
    • Chorba - How to Make Moroccan Chorba Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Chorba is like a minestrone. It is a tomato based soup with lentils and veggies. It hails from Morocco, so expect a burst a flavor with blends of spices. Chorba is a popular Ramadan food.
    • Fool Nabed - Fava Bean Soup Recipe Created: Monday, December 19, 2005 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Recipe for fool nabed, a fava bean soup from Egypt.
    • Israeli Salad Recipe Created: Monday, May 01, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Recipe for an Israeli salad, a famous vegetable salad from Israel. Israel has very good vegetables and the assortment of them makes it unique.
    • Chickpea Soup Created: Saturday, January 23, 2010 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The chickpea is practically a staple in Middle Eastern cooking. It most commonly used in hummus, a popular Middle Eastern dip, and falafel, where it is ground and shaped into balls. Chickpeas can a...
    • Hummus Crusted Chicken Recipe Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Do you love hummus? Try this hummus crusted chicken recipe for a new way to cook chicken breasts. You can use a variety of hummus flavors and if you don't want to make your own hummus, you can alwa...
    • Butternut Squash Hummus Recipe Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Butternut squash hummus is a tasty and healthy snack that the whole family will love! Serve with your favorite veggies or pita bread! This recipe is super easy and can be made in advance.
    • What is Ghee? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Ghee and clarified butter are common ingredients in Middle Eastern recipes. In this FAQ, learn how to make your own ghee, where to buy it, and how it is different than regular butter.
    • Bonefish Grill Garbanzo Bean and Spinach Recipe Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Looking for the Bonefish Grill's garbanzo bean with spinach side dish? This copycat recipe taste very similar to the restaurant's and is extremely easy to make.
    • Pistachio Rice Pudding Recipe Created: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Rice pudding is the perfect comfort food! This recipe combines the classic rice pudding dessert with pistachio nuts. This is perfect for dessert and coffee and even served cold for breakfast!

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