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Mexican Cuisine Special: Most Popular Food Culture in the US

There’s no better time to celebrate Mexican cuisine than in Hispanic Heritage Month! This month, Mexicans around the world are celebrating the anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain with reenactments, fireworks and dance performances. We decided to join in with hot tortillas full of beef and salsa, crispy tacos covered with cheese, burritos stuffed …

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Tomato Salad: Easy Recipe with Fresh Tomato Slices and Burrata

Tomato Salad with Burrata Walking through the Farmer’s Markets and neighborhood gardens at this time of year makes tomato lovers giddy. The stalls and vines are bursting with cherry, round, and heirloom tomatoes and it’s the one fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) from the nightshade family you can pick and eat with your feet still …

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Grocery Shopping Has Never Been Easier With Cheetah’s Group Purchasing

Stay Connected Grocery shopping with your parents? You probably haven’t done that since you were a kid! Ever since Covid-19 has forced people to stay apart, family dinners haven’t been the same. Talking with your grandparents, siblings and other loved ones on Zoom is not a replacement for seeing them in person. Food has always …

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Mujadara with Crispy Shallots: A Classic, Vegan Rice Recipe from the Middle East

Mujadara with Crispy Shallots Mujadara can be found on menus throughout the Arab world in a wide array of variations.  At it’s core, brown or green lentils are cooked with rice and seasoned with cumin, coriander, and mint.  Interestingly, the first recipe was found in a cookbook compiled by al-Baghdadi in 1226 in which the …

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Chicken Musakhan, Your New Favorite Roast Chicken Recipe

Chicken Musakhan The beloved Palestinian roasted chicken dish, Chicken Musakhan, is instantly energetic, vibrant, and comforting. Smothered in silky onions, pine nuts, parsley, and bright, lemony sumac, the chicken is set on top of flatbread which soaks up the juices and at times becomes the instrument for eating. This recipe simplifies the browning of the …

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The Delicious Wonders of Middle East Cuisine

Middle East cuisine is quickly becoming a leading trend in American kitchens, according to Whole Foods’ 2018 trend report. Since 2018, the traditions, regional nuances and classic ingredients of this authentic cuisine have taken their place in the mainstream. As more and more restaurants, recipes and wholesale ingredients are flooding the market, people are becoming …

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Sunday Sauce with Spaghetti in 6 Easy Steps

Sunday Sauce with Spaghetti This pasta sauce is quintessential, family comfort food.  Traditionally, nonnas make this on Sunday morning for the Sunday Family Dinner (hence the name), but it can be made any day using the batch cooking method. Just portion, freeze, and serve whenever! Serve your Sunday Sauce with fresh or dried spaghetti or …