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.

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.

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.