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.
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.
Creole Okra: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973
Chicken Casserole: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973
Heat the mustard, sugar, butter and salt slowly, stirring constantly. Add the lemon juice and vinegar. Pour over beans and heat thoroughly.
Wash mushrooms and simmer in water, 1 teaspoon salt and pickling spice for 15 minutes. Drain; reserve liquid. Mix vinegar, remaining salt, white pepper, catsup, sugar, cornstarch and 1 cup mushroom liquid until well dissolved.
Tabbouleh from Saudi Arabia is the Best!
Dessert - Cheery Cheese
Norma Branch of Abqaiq is one of the great cooks in Aramco!
Chicken Breast Casserole
Dish made with Chicken and artichokes. Delicious.
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.
Bill Argo Develops Homeward Bound
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.
Crab Stuffed Potatoes - 1973 Abqaiq Cookbook
Think You Know Everything?
Holiday House Scent: Women's Golf Cookbook - Rolling Hills Country Club, 1991
Crowd-Pleasing Crab Dip - 1976 Al Hasa Cookbook
Tips for Using Vinegar - 1976 Al Hasa Cookbook
Savory Balls or Bitterballen - 1976 Al Hasa Cookbook
Petie's Orange Fruit Salad - Dhahran Women's Group, Family Favorites - Volume 1, 1987
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.