Egyptian Hawawshi

July 10, 2013 Brenda 11

“Hawawshi? What the heck is that?” a friend once asked.  Now, I don’t blame her.  The name sounds like some kind of dance move, or […]

Butternut Squash Hummus Dip

December 10, 2011 Heba 11

Over Thanksgiving, we decided to include a Middle Eastern staple – hummus – on our menu alongside American favorites like green bean casserole and turkey, […]

Samboosak (Meat Pies)

August 1, 2011 Brenda 1

No Ramadan is complete without samboosak. These meat-filled morsels are one of my favorite parts of iftar time. I always have to contain myself from […]