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Lately I have been spending a lot of time working with spices and spice mixes. I really love trying new spices, spice combinations and seeing what works with what. Thats where Za’atar came along.Za’atar is used throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean on meats, breads and vegetables. It is made with sumac, toasted sesame seeds, thyme and some versions even add oregano.For this recipe I mixed a tablespoon of olive oil with a tablespoon of Za’atar, rubbed the mixture over the pork loin and marinated the pork loin in the Za’atar mixture for a few hours.This pork loin turned out...

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Za’atar is a Mediterranean spice mixture typically of dried herbs, sumac, sesame seeds and salt. It is great with pita bread and olive oil, meats and especially on vegetables. This time I wanted to try the Za’atar on a Margherita Flatbread and see how it turned out. How did it turn out you ask? Well after giving the wife and the three teenagers their portions before I could even plate myself a slice they all wanted more. I split my slice for them and went to work on making more. It really was that tasty. This recipe will go into...

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