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alaaspantry

  • Middle Eastern

    Homemade Pita Bread

    warm fragrant home-baked pita bread that’s far greater than store-bought pita Filling your home with the aroma of freshly baked, soft, fluffy pita bread is a wondrous experience. Pita bread has roots in the…

  • Middle Eastern

    Iraqi Makhlama

    a rich spicy meat sauté topped off with soft-cooked eggs and garnished with fresh greens The epitome of Iraqi comfort food. I grew up eating this recipe, graciously made by my mother on vibrant…

  • Savory

    Grilled Hawaiian Pineapple-Chicken Skewers

    sweet, savory, spicy chicken skewers that scream summertime Pineapples being bright, sweet, and juicy are the perfect fruit to offset with grilled spiced chicken in the heat of the summer. Pineapples are loaded with…

  • Sweet

    Berries & Rhubarb Crisp

    a warm dessert, sweet and tart beaming with a brightness that will have you going for more Berries and rhubarb are a classic combination and that’s with a simple, great reason – It’s just…

  • Savory

    Pan-Grilled Ponzu & Honey Dressed Salmon

    rich salmon fillets, marinated in mouthwatering Asian flavors grilled to perfection Want a salmon fillet that doesn’t flake or stick to grill grates? Read in the directions below! Also, a cast-iron grill pan was…

  • Middle Eastern

    Iraqi Salad

    a simple salad with roasted beets and earthy chickpeas with a bright dressing of fresh lemon juice and smooth olive oil Iraqi cuisines hold such a special place in my heart. Throughout my childhood…

  • Savory

    Spring Salad with Ginger Honey Vinaigrette

    lots of spring greens, and sweet berries topped off with a bright ginger honey dressing A fresh bright salad with a zing in the dressing perfect for springtime. The base is leafy greens and…