Sweet and Sour Mushrooms: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

BY The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973 / /

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.

Tangy Green Beans: The Abqaiq Cookbook - 1973

BY 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.

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.

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.

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.

Former ExPats, Edgar and Brenda Dewar

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Former Aramcons, Edgar and Brenda Dewar lived and worked in Arabia from October 1981 until July 1986. Edgar worked for Aramco as a chemical engineer, corrosion specialist, out of Udhailiyah and Mubarraz. Brenda taught in the Udhailiyah Schools for one year.