Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Festive Pumpkin Falafel

My pumpkin falafels are a healthy twist on the classic. Pumpkin adds a light sweetness to the vegan falafel while...


Herbed Pumpkin Flatbread

1 review

These herby pumpkin flatbreads benefit from the wonderful flavor and texture of pumpkin. They are amazing served with soup, salad...


Sheet-Pan Chicken Curry Dinner

3 reviews

This sheet-pan chicken curry is a quick way to get a meal on the table without fuss. Everyone loves it,...


Rose Water Rice Pudding

Rose water rice pudding is a popular Middle Eastern treat. Pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios add a simple yet elegant...

Syrian Green Beans with Fresh Herbs

This is how my mom always made green beans. She got the recipe from a neighbor when we lived in...


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Beef Suya

5 reviews

My Nigerian brother-in-law introduced me to beef suya, a very spicy street food that's popular in western Africa. I was...

Shakshuka Breakfast Pizza

I turned traditional shakshuka into a fun brunch pizza. Its sweet, spicy and crunchy ingredients make it perfect for morning,...


Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

11 reviews

The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe; then I decided to...


Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

2 reviews

While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


Baklava Tartlets

26 reviews

Want a quick treat that's delicious and easy to make? These tartlets will do the trick. You can serve them...

Chicken with Sugar Pumpkins & Apricots

When we have family gatherings, we give the slow cooker kitchen duty. This yummy chicken with pumpkin and apricots has...


Moroccan Apple Beef Stew

8 reviews

I love the mix of sweet and savory flavors in this hearty stew. It's the perfect blend of adventurous and...


Mini Baklava

1 review

Baklava holds amazing memories for me: My best friend made it for my bridal and baby showers. And then, she...


Baklava Cheesecake

3 reviews

With sugared cranberries and rosemary sprigs, my unique baklava cheesecake makes a grand display for office parties and other special...


Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea

1 review

I grow mint on my balcony, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use it. It combines two...

Double Nut Baklava

2 reviews

It may take some time to make this rich, buttery treat, but it's well worth the effort! The blend of...


Cashew Baklava

1 review

I always wanted to make Baklava, but it seemed like so much work. The son of my neighbor's friend showed...


Tangerine Chicken Tagine

1 review

My family and friends love foods from around the world, especially Moroccan entrees, so I created this flavorful dish. Cooking...


Iced Honeydew Mint Tea

I grow mint in the garden on my balcony. For this tea, I blend two of my favorite beverages—Moroccan mint...


Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

4 reviews

An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon


Couscous Tabbouleh with Fresh Mint & Feta

1 review

Using couscous instead of bulgur for tabbouleh really speeds up the process of making this colorful salad. Other quick-cooking grains,...


Baklava with Honey Syrup

3 reviews

Baklava is a sweet, buttery Greek treat. The honey syrup drizzled on top gives this classic dessert a delicious twist....


Buttery Rhubarb Baklava

2 reviews

I like to take treats to my co-workers at the nursery/gift shop where I work. When rhubarb season arrives, I...

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Moroccan Vegetarian Stew

18 reviews

This fragrant, spicy chickpea stew can be served over couscous or with warm pita bread. Try topping this Moroccan dish...


Baklava

9 reviews

Many ethnic festivals are held in my city throughout the year. One in May is the Greek Hellenic Festival. My...