Middle Eastern

Six kebabeh sikhi (lamb skewers) on a silver plate with flatbread, lime wedges, cilantro, and sliced red onion.

Lamb Skewers ~ Kebabeh Sikhi

Marinated and grilled lamb skewers are subtly spiced and given a delicious char, making them the ultimate finger food. The intoxicating fragrance alone will make these a favorite.

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A ceramic baking dish filled with baked kofta -- meatballs on top of eggplant slices, all covered in tomato sauce.

Baked Kofta

Warm spices, rich kofta ground beef patties, and a luscious tomato sauce gives this recipe undeniable appeal.

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A pot of spaghetti with muhammara sauce next to a plate and a cutting board with parsley on it.

Spaghetti With Muhammara Sauce

Already have some muhammara? You probably also have everything else to whip up this creamy vegan spaghetti in less than 30 minutes.

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A bowl of homemade labneh with za'atar drizzled with olive oil on a platter with crackers.

Homemade Labneh with Za’atar

Soft cheese dreams are made of labneh, which is ultra lush, creamy, and tangy. You may find you need to stop yourself from spreading it on everything.

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  • 18 H, 10 M
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A green plate topped with a few garlicky chicken wings, a bowl of salt, and a lemon wedge.

Garlicky Chicken Wings With Sumac

An enticing example of just how exquisite Middle Eastern food is. And, for the uninitiated, it’s the perfect vehicle for trying sumac, a tangy red spice that flaunts a tartness much like lemon.

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Nine homemade pita bread rounds stacked on a wire rack.

Homemade Pita Bread

Perhaps the best homeschooling you can bring about in the kitchen is homemade pita dough puffing in minutes. Here’s how to make that magic happen.

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A scoop of za'atar spice blend on a white background.

Za’atar Spice Blend

The best way to know you’re getting the freshest—and best-est— blend of zaatar is to make it yourself. Here’s how.

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