Homemade Corned Beef: Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites - Volume 1, 1987

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Pour cold water in crock or enamel container. Add all other ingredients and mix thoroughly. Add beef brisket or tongue weighing no more than 3-1/2 to 4 pounds. Place in refrigerator, covered for 2 to 2 1/2 weeks. When ready to cook, place meat in cold water. Boil until tender, adding more of the brine seasoning if flavor is lost in cold water (about 1 cup).

More Musings

BY Alan McKeegan / /

Okay, I'll try again. Thought a picture of my folks might help jog some of the older memories out there. Mom and Dad are Helen and Barney McKeegan who spent about 10 years in Dhahran. My Dad arrived in the field in 1944 and my Mom and I and my two sisters arrived in 1947.

Shrimp Mediterranean: Cooking With Vic

Shrimp Mediterranean: Cooking With Vic

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Cooking With Vic, Published in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Combine all ingredients in a microwave-safe baking dish. Cover the dish and microwave on high for two minutes. Stir well. Microwave for another three minutes or until the shrimp turn pink and are just done.

Vic and TJ Friedmann Love North Carolina

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Vic and TJ Friedmann and son, Alexander, joined Aramco in 1974. Vic, a geophysicist in the Exploration Department, and family were initially assigned to the Croydon, England office in October 1974. Alexander attended the local school there.

An Old Hand

BY Alan McKeegan / /

When I first got turned on to your new site, I thought it looked like another site for mostly the ones who came to the field after 1960, and so, thought it might be another waste of my "Valuable" time.

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Tabbouleh from Saudi Arabia is the Best!

Cherry-Cheese Dessert Pizza

Cherry-Cheese Dessert Pizza

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dessert - Cheery Cheese

Norma Branch of Abqaiq is one of the great cooks in Aramco!

Chicken Breast Casserole

Chicken Breast Casserole

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Chicken Breast Casserole

Dish made with Chicken and artichokes. Delicious.

Libby and Norm Murrell Open Sierra House Bed and Breakfast

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Libby and Norm Murrell Open Sierra House Bed and Breakfast. Libby and Norm Murrell retired in 1986 after working for Aramco for 22 years. Norm came to Arabia as a teacher; after eight years of teaching, he transferred to Personnel.

Marvin and Ruth Stark Retired in 1995

BY Marvin Stark / /

My wife Ruth and I retired from Saudi Aramco in 1995. Ruth worked for Aramco as a British nurse starting in 1974. I joined the company in 1975 and we were married in 1980. I was an engineer from California and had the good fortune to work on all 5 of Saudi Aramco sulfur plants at Shedgum, Uthmaniyah, Berri, Ras Tanura, and Jubail.

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad

BY Aramco ExPats / /

This can be made ahead and put in the refrigerator or frozen.  The recipe can be made with turkey or tuna; when using tuna, omit poultry seasoning.

George and Barbara Homolka

George and Barbara Homolka

BY Aramco ExPats / /

We do not have Bed and Breakfast guests constantly, a good thing, since we devote so much time to each person or group. Our main business is the woodshop and then the farm.

Woody Thompson Receives Commission

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Linwood Thompson graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant, United States Air Force on May 25, 2002. In June, Woody will report for active duty at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas where he will start navigator training.

Alice Olsen - Former Dhahran Music Teacher

BY Aramco ExPats / /

I taught at the Dhahran schools from Dec. '79 through August '86. During that time I taught music and chorus in grades K-5, first at the Central School and later at the Hills School. I was also involved in the community chorus, community band (percussion), ANHA, and the square and round dance clubs.