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Category: Appetizers

Manaeesh

Manaeesh

Zaatar is something every Arab household has. We love to eat it with olive oil and bread and will serve it at every breakfast. On Sundays, my mom would kick it up a notch and make Manaeesh (Man-Na-ee-Shh). They’re basically mini Zaatar Pizzas. My mom made […]

Meat Stuffed Pita – Arayes

Meat Stuffed Pita – Arayes

I’m not sure when this became a thing. All I remember is that one summer in Jordan my aunt invited us to dinner and she made these. Guys. These are so good, and oh my god so easy to make!

Arugula Salad

Arugula Salad

I’ve got this thing for arugula. I absolutely love the peppery kick to it. It makes a great add-in to salads, and I’m obsessed with it in sandwiches. My mom makes this amazing arugula salad that is just out of this world. Every time I go […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’m not a soup person. Whenever I would get sick my mom would have to beg me to eat chicken soup. She would keep telling me that I would get better so much faster. She never really was able to convince me. My uncle’s wife […]