KIBBIE SPICE

MANAEESH & (Zatar Herb Bread)

This short-cut version of a popular Middle Eastern breakfast and snack bread is ready in a few minutes. If you…

ZATAR PITA CHIPS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, mix ALL GOOD SPICE and the zatar. Split pitas open and…

PASTICCIO (Greek Macaroni and Meat Casserole)

As with Moussaka, the secret to easy preparation is assembling all of the ingredients before beginning and completing the sections…

MOUSSAKA (Greek Eggplant and Meat Casserole)

This classic Greek dish is perfect for entertaining. Because it is prepared ahead, you will enjoy more time with your…

MADABA MEATLOAF AND VEGETABLE CASSEROLE

This is a variation of a favorite dish from Madaba, Jordan where my father and my husband were from. Preheat…

LAMB OUZI (Lamb and Rice Platter)

This is a traditional special occasion main dish in Jordan, where a whole lamb is often prepared to serve large…

KIBBIE (Ground Meat with Bulgur, Onions and Pine Nuts)

Serve Baked Kibbie with Syrian Rice (page 40), Stuffed Grape Leaves (page 106), Tsatsiki (page 28) and a salad for…

TESBINA’S FAVORITE (Ground Meat with Tomatoes and Peas)

This recipe was my mother’s quick-fix meal when she was late with dinner and had a lot of hungry children…

KIFTA BAKED WITH POTATOES AND TOMATOES

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9×13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Place ingredients from Kifta Kabobs recipe…

FILO-WRAPPED HALIBUT WITH SPINACH AND RICOTTA FILLING

Makes 1 roll, 4 to 5 servings This variation of Mona’s Filo-wrapped Chicken with Spinach and Ricotta Filling is an…