Baqlawa Franjiyeh (Western-Style Baklava)

Makes approx. 90 bite-sized pieces Ingredients 4 C. Whole Milk 21 oz. Semolina, by weight 5 oz. Sugar, by weight 2 Cinnamon Sticks Ground Cinnamon, for sprinkling Powdered Sugar, for sprinkling Directions In a medium stock pot, combine Milk, Semolina, Sugar, and Cinnamon Sticks. Over a high heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly with…

Mjaddaret Burghol (Lentils with Bulgar and Caramelized Onions)

Makes Large bowl of Mixture Ingredients 6 C. Diced Onions 1 C. Canola Oil 6 # Lentils Kosher Salt 2 # Bulgar Directions In large saute pan, cook Onions in 1/3 C. Canola Oil until caramelized. In a large stockpot, combine Lentils with 3 times as much water, plus a generous pinch of Kosher Salt….

Salatet Jazar (Carrot Salad)

Makes approx. 1 gallon of salad Ingredients 15# Carrots 3 1/2 C. Lemon Juice 2 C. Canola Oil 1 C. Minced Garlic 2 tsp. Black Pepper 1/3 C. Sugar 1/3 C. Salt Directions Preheat Oven to 400*F. Wash, peel, and cut Carrots to roughly equal lengths, between 1 -2″. Bake carrots in large roasting pans…

Sharab al-Burtuqal (Orange Drink)

Makes 10 gallons of beverage. Ingredients 2 – 48 fl. oz Bottles of Orange Tangerine Juicy Juice 3 C. White Sugar 5 C. No Pulp Orange Juice Directions In a large stock pot, combine Juicy Juice and sugar. Cook over a low simmer until all sugar has dissolved and liquid is reduced to 1 qt….

Dajaj bi-Zeitoon (Chicken and Olives)

Makes 18 – 20 qt. Ingredients 18# Bone-In Chicken Thighs 12 Cinnamon Sticks 12 Bay Leaves 12 C. Frozen, Diced Onions 2 TBSP. Ground Cardamom 4 TBSP. Ground Allspice 1 C. + 6 TBSP. Minced Garlic 4 qt. Chicken Stock (can be made from Chicken Base) 1 C. Canola Oil 1 1/2 C. Tapioca Flour…

Dani’s Apple Butter

Makes 4 C. Apple Butter Ingredients 4 Qt. Apples 2 Qt. Water 1 1/2 Qt. Apple Cider 1 1/2 # Sugar 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Allspice 1 tsp Ground Cloves Directions Wash & Slice Apples, removing stems. Add apples to large pot. Cover with cold water and boil until soft. Press cooked apples through…

Beef & Bacon Pie

Makes one large pie or 2 medium pies. Ingredients Pie Crust (enough to make case and lid) 2 Tbsp Olive Oil (I use Garlic infused) 6 slices Thick Cut Bacon, chopped 1 Medium Onion, chopped 1 Shallot, chopped 1# Mushrooms, chopped 1-2 Carrots, chopped 1 Large Waxy Potato (Red, White, or Butter), chopped 1# Chuck…