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

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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

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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

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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).

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

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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.