Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tomato Soup

One of my favorite soups for the winter is tomato soup. It is perfect for lunch or to have a starter for dinner. Ingredients: 6 Tomatoes A Can of Whole Pealed Tomatoes 1 1/4 Cups of Chicken Stock Diced Onion … Continue reading

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Zeppole (Egg Batter Puffs)

I was in the mood for something sweet tonight. I wanted something different than chocolate and candies. I remembered my mom’s quick solution for craving homemade sweets. I actually didn’t know that it was the same recipe for Zeppole before … Continue reading

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Vegetable Lasagna

I am a meat person. When the in-laws came to visit, they wanted to try vegetable lasagna. It was a great dish and I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. Ingredients: Lasagna Sheets Sliced Eggplants Spinach Shredded Mozzarella Shredded … Continue reading

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Yogurt Cheese Fatayer (Pies)

A very light and delicious dish you can prepare easily at home and serve as an appetizer or side dish. I will post later how to make the yogurt cheese for the filling.  Ingredients: Yogurt Cheese Diced Onion One Cup of Flour Half … Continue reading

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The Art of Beef Stew

Another way to make a super delicious beef stew. This dish is perfect to have after being out during a cold winter’s day. Ingredients: 1 Pound of Beef Stew Meat 4 Carrots Mushrooms 1 Medium Onion 5 Garlic  Rosemary Salt … Continue reading

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How to Make Tomato Sauce?

I use the tomato sauce for meatballs, Pizza, Mohammara dip and other recipes. I love using fresh tomato sauce that I prepare at home instead of buying canned. Ingredients: Tomatoes Water How to Prepare: Place the tomatoes in a pot … Continue reading

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Chicken Eggplants

This is a very Syrian dish. Easy, quick and tasty. I bet some Syrians who are overseas and see this post will drool :). Ingredients: Chicken (I used drumsticks and wings.) Eggplants Diced Onion Butter Vegetable Oil Salt and Pepper … Continue reading

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