Mini-Market Opens in Dhahran

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dhahran now has a new 24-hour Mini-Market located at Mango M-317 operated by Arabian Food Supplies. It opened Friday, October 7th, and carries a full range of convenience items and staples.

Aramco Brat Writes "Sweet Home Alabama"

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Douglas J. Eboch, author of the original screenplay for the upcoming feature film Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon, lived in the Aramco Dhahran camp with his parents where he attended 1st through 6th grades (1973 - 1980). The film is scheduled for release by Touchstone Pictures on September 27th.

California Days - Arabian Nights Annuitants' Reunion

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Aramco Annuitant's Reunion was held from August 31 - September 2 in San Diego, California. California Days – Arabian Nights was attended by approximately 650 ExPats.

The Arabs I Know

BY Frank Fugate / /

Wake up America! -- Special interest groups, news media, and money-hungry politicians are duping you into profiling all Arabs as bad Arabs. Often, the news media tell us the polls show Americans support Israelis over Palestinians. Based on what?

The Joy of Golf at Aramco

BY Byron Hebert / /

It is Thursday, August 22, 2002, there is no humidity and a great day for golf. I had just returned from the States the previous Monday and Rich Crum had e-mailed me to play golf on the weekend. I would be subbing for Gary Propernick in their regular foursome on Thursday and Friday. The starting time of 5:15 was not inviting, but with jet-lag, I figured I would be awake early anyway.

Lost City of Gerrha Still Attracts Searchers

BY David W. Tschanz / /

The mystery beckons. Clues appear then contradict each other and often themselves. Somewhere beneath the sands of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province lie the remains of the fabled city of Gerrha. For Rami Kamal, determining their location has been both a dream and source of intellectual stimulation for several years.

Barbeque Sauce

Barbeque Sauce

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Barbeque Sauce

Texas Chili

Texas Chili

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Texas Chili - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976

Lasagne

Lasagne

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Lasagne

Reliving a Memory - George Blakslee

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

George Warren Blakslee was born July 1921 in Pennsylvania and earned a BA in geology from Penn State University. In 1943, he entered the Army Air Corps and was commission bombardier in 1944. After getting his wings, George's first assignment was to train two squadrons of Chinese cadets at Kirkland Air Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Later, he trained for combat in B-17's and B-29's.

Ziggy Zucchini

Ziggy Zucchini

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Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites - Volume 1, 1987

Al-Kabsah: Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites - Volume 1, 1987

Al-Kabsah: Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites - Volume 1, 1987

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Delicious Arab Rice made with meat such as lamb, chicken or fish. In a deep pan saute the onion in the oil until yellowish. Add half the Bazar, lime and cardamom. Stir a little. Add the meat and stir for 3 to 4 minutes; add salt, tomatoes and stir until they are well distributed.

Beef Tenderloin Curry

Beef Tenderloin Curry

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Marinate meat with spice powders, salt, pepper and vinegar. Sauté onions, garlic and ginger in shortening. When tender, add tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.

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).