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Labeling Halal Foods in USA: Why Not?

ATTENTION:   We post this page for raising awareness only.  We are not boycotting halal or any supermarket, restaurant or brand.  Thank you.   Supermarkets and Restaurants Are Hiding from Halal … Continue reading

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Labels and Signs We’d Like To See

ATTENTION:   We post this page for raising awareness only.  We are not boycotting halal or any supermarket, restaurant or brand.  Thank you. Notice a clearly visible Halal Sign in the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo with Sausage

Party Owl Says:  Next Tuesday is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, the annual Christian feast before Lent.  A good time for gumbo! We clipped this fabulous recipe out of either Sunset … Continue reading

02/26/2017 · Leave a comment

New Investigative U.S. Lamb Slaughter Video By Vegans

February 7, 2017   Note:  We will not post the video.  We remain a friendly and non-confrontational site.  Our visitors are non-Muslims and Muslims who come for education and great … Continue reading

02/07/2017 · Leave a comment

German Style Chicken Paprika with Egg Noodles

This Paprika Chicken recipe from Luchow’s German Cookbook calls for “2 young chickens, about 2-1/2 pounds each.”  The cookbook’s  first publishing date in 1952.  Back in those days one could … Continue reading

01/24/2017 · 2 Comments

President Donald J. Trump: Inaugural Lunch Recipes

Is not our love of good food the common denominator?? You can download the recipes at the official Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies HERE or click image: Related On … Continue reading

01/20/2017 · Leave a comment

Is It Halal? Ask The Butcher or The Waiter

Do’s and Don’ts.  Due to the absence of labels on halal and kosher meat products and menu items, we offer our recommendations for placing your order at supermarkets and restaurants. … Continue reading

01/02/2017 · Leave a comment

Garlicky Clam Spaghetti

I can make this dish with my brain tied behind my back.

12/30/2016 · 1 Comment

Tyler’s Ultimate Pork Schnitzel

Too busy to take photographs of my pork schnitzel tonight.  So, I’m posting Chef Tyler Florence’s recipe.  I also have included the link to the video of him preparing it, … Continue reading

12/20/2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas Eggnog with or without Alcohol

Our family likes to sip on homemade eggnog while decorating our Christmas Tree.  The eggs are slightly cooked.  Therefore, no health risk.

12/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Easy Baked Salmon

Do you crave a perfect salmon dinner every single time?  Well, step right this way folks! The authentic name for it is Salmon en Papillote (in a parchment paper pack).  … Continue reading

11/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Homemade Sweet Potato Pie

I love this pie and wonder why I’ve not made it before today.  The first time I had a piece was back in 1970 at a little diner in Venice, … Continue reading

11/23/2016 · Leave a comment

Ghastly Ghoulash by Martha Stewart

Well, Halloween is my birthday and I’m too lazy to make this recipe this year.  When our children were small, I’d make a “ghoulash” – my own recipe which combined … Continue reading

10/31/2016 · Leave a comment

Paella Supper for St. Teresa of Avila Feast Day

I posted my recipe for Homemade Chicken Stock and a video about St. Teresa of Avila.  She is a Doctor of the Catholic Church.  Another food blogger made paella and … Continue reading

10/15/2016 · Leave a comment

Homemade Chicken Stock: Paella Preparation

I’m making Paella for the first time in my life on Saturday, Oct. 15.  It’s the Feast of Saint Teresa of Avila, Spain.  Fellow food blogger MyCatholicKitchen will be making … Continue reading

10/13/2016 · Leave a comment

ICAAN and Halal Internet?

“Think of it as the United Nations’ Internet.” Four attorneys general are suing the Obama Administration over this.  It’s against the U.S. Constitution.  It is also a threat to the … Continue reading

09/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing for Shrimp Salad

Our recipe is the product of one part detective work and one part educated guessing.  I had a Ken’s bottled version and with only 3 tablespoons left in the bottle, … Continue reading

09/25/2016 · Leave a comment

Homemade Tamale Sauce

We created our own tamale sauce and we think it rivals the high-end brands in specialty markets.  It’s medium-hot.  Our favorite store-bought tamales are by the Texas Tamale Company.  They’re … Continue reading

09/15/2016 · Leave a comment

Steamed Fish On Tofu with Black-Bean Garlic Sauce

Our Substitutions:  I typically revise this Sunset Magazine recipe as follows:  I use medium-firm tofu for the soft tofu;  Kikkoman Aji-Mirin Cooking Rice Seasoning (aka “rice wine,” contains alcohol*) for … Continue reading

08/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Halal Lawsuits: ACLU Muslim Client Sues County Jail

New here?  It’s pronounced “huh-lal;” rhymes with “Hug Al.”  Like Al in Al Capone.  Got it? The prisoner is in a county jail, not a federal prison which do serve halal … Continue reading

08/19/2016 · Leave a comment

Some U.S. Sheep Ranchers Depend On Halal Lamb

Full report reproduced here.  Our comments at the end. Sheep Ranchers Count On American Muslims To Keep Lamb On Menu Seattle Public Radio KUOW – 05/12/2015 Sheep ranchers, feedlot owners, … Continue reading

08/17/2016 · Leave a comment
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