Pickled Beets

Makes 2 QT. Ingredients 2 Qt. Canned Beets in Juice 1 Qt. Apple Cider Vinegar 8 Cloves 4 Black Peppercorns 2 Cinnamon Sticks 2 C. Sugar Directions Wash and dry 2 – 1 QT. canning jars, lids, and bands. Carefully Drain Beets, reserving the liquid, and fill jars. Fill jars halfway full with Apple Cider…

Salatet Malfoof (Cabbage Salad)

Makes 10# Salad Ingredients 2 – 5# Bags Shredded Cabbage 1.5 C. Red Wine Vinegar 3/4 C. Minced Garlic 2.25 C. Canola Oil 3 tsp Ground Cumin 6 tsp Salt Directions Combine all ingredients except the cabbage in a large bowl or bar pitcher. Mix well with a hand or immersion blender. In large serving…

Quick Pickled Mushrooms

Makes 1 qt. Ingredients 1.5# Mushrooms 2-3 springs fresh thyme 1 Small Onion or 1 Large Shallot, thinly sliced 1.5 tsp Whole Allspice 1 TBSP Black Peppercorns 3 Bay Leaves 1 TBSP Sea Salt 1/3 C. White Wine Vinegar 3/4 C. Water Directions Wash and dry a 1 qt. canning jar and lid. Wash and…

Kabab Karaz (Meatballs in Cherry Sauce)

AKA AmazeBalls in AwesomeSauce Makes 10# of Meatballs in Sauce Ingredients 10# 80/20 Ground Beef 5 tsp. Black Pepper 2 TBSP Ground Allspice 10 TBSP Ground Cinnamon 1/2 TBSP Ground Nutmeg 1/2 TBSP Ground Cardamom 3/4 tsp Ground Cloves 3/4 tsp Ground Ginger Kosher Salt 64 Oz. Tart Cherry Juice 1/3 C. Lemon Juice Directions…

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…