Pepper Steak

BY Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites / /

Brown meat thoroughly on one side; turn and season with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Brown other side of meat; turn and season with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Push meat to one section. Add onions; cook and stir until tender. Stir in broth, soy sauce and garlic. Cover; simmer 10 minutes or until meat is tender.

Steak and Mushrooms Dijon

BY Dhahran Women's Group Family Favorites / /

Using a large frying pan or wok, quickly sauté mushrooms in 1 teaspoon butter with the garlic, stirring constantly, until just thoroughly heated. Turn out onto a serving plate. Dip the meat in a mixture of corn flour, salt and pepper and stir-fry in the remaining butter, doing half the meat at a time, until just brown on both sides.

Veal Florentine

BY Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites / /

Cook spinach according to package directions and keep warm. If possible, steam the spinach as it will be easier to drain. Mix together Parmesan cheese, crumbs and seasoning mix with salt. Dip meat in slightly beaten eggs and then in crumb mixture, coating all sides.

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.

Chicken Breast Casserole

Chicken Breast Casserole

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Chicken Breast Casserole

Dish made with Chicken and artichokes. Delicious.

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!

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Tabbouleh from Saudi Arabia is the Best!

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.