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Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen

Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen

In JULIE TABOULIE'S LEBANESE KITCHEN, chef and Lebanese-American Julie Taboulie celebrates the colorful and flavorful cuisine of Lebanon. Filmed on location throughout the greater Syracuse area and Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Julie shares her authentic array of original Lebanese recipes (tabbouleh, lamb kebab, and Lebanese-style French fries) that have been handed down in her family for over three generations. Throughout the series, the New York native searches for the freshest and finest foods at her favorite farmer's markets and farm stands, winds her way through several Finger Lake wineries, and explores the rich rural farmlands, lakes and landscapes of the region. Julie then stops by her mother's garden before heading back home to her kitchen, where she demonstrates her tried and true tips, tricks, and techniques so that viewers can successfully re-create her recipes themselves.

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On today's show, it's an extraordinary eggplant extravaganza. American, Italian, Indian, Sicilian, French, Lebanese, Japanese and Chinese too, it's all about eggplant that Julie is making just for you. From simple and sophisticated to earthy and exotic, eggplants are excellent selections for sauces, spreads, soups and stews, stuffed and even pickled eggplant too. In today's episode Julie is sharing some of her favorite eggplant recipes with you.

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Mon Mar 19th, 7:30am
Mon Mar 19th, 1:30pm

Julie is falling for fattoush and you will be too. Her Lebanese peasant-style bread staple is sure to become your new favorite salad. This singular dish inspires Julie to visit a wonderful waterfall nearby where freshness fills the air and aspires her to make a light and lovely Lebanese meal.

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Fri Mar 23rd, 7:30am
Fri Mar 23rd, 1:30pm
Sat Mar 31st, 7:00am
Sat Mar 31st, 7:00pm
Sun Apr 1st, 1:00pm

Fresh, flaky and fabulous fish from the famous Finger Lakes region is the catch of the day on today's show. Resembling fingers in pattern, the famous Finger Lakes region is widely known for their stunning and scenic sights, award-winning wineries, and hosting a fabulous feast of fresh water fish. What better way to represent this rich region than by Julie sharing one of her special Lebanese fish dishes inspired by the Finger Lakes simply called samak harrah.

In this sensational season opener of the series, Julie finds herself in a garden of dreams in Mama's Glorious Garden. This special place and special person, both serve as Julie's number one source of inspiration and ideas that influences her to create, cook and celebrate her impressive line-up of fresh, flavorful and fabulous Lebanese foods.

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Mon Mar 12th, 7:30am
Mon Mar 12th, 1:30pm

Rise and shine by starting your day the Lebanese way. Magnificent, mesmerizing and memorable as can be, it can only be Julie making manoush, Lebanese breakfast dough pies with her Mama in the morning. As soon as the thought of manoush comes to mind, Julie immediately envisions her mother. Ever since she was a little girl, Julie grew up to the sights, sounds and scents surrounding her as her mother would be making and baking manoush on their family's saj (an authentic outdoor Lebanese oven) signaling Sunday mornings.

Join the "Queen of Lebanese Cuisine", Julie Taboulie, as she pays a special tribute to her namesake dish and her culinary traditions. Throughout this visually vibrant show, Julie takes viewers back to memory lane of her Lebanese heritage and the dishes that she grew up eating ever since she was a young girl at her family's Lebanese table. It's tart, it's tangy and it's tasty.

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