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The rustic fare there is laced with sumac, cumin, and cinnamon.
Divide salad among plates; top with eggs and marinated feta and sprinkle with sumac.
The Lebanese herbal blend zatar, earthy with hyssop and tart with sumac, adorns the rich, creamy goat cheese labneh served with finger-ready mini naan.
The pest’s favorite host plant is the Ailanthus altissima, a deciduous sumac also known as the tree of heaven.
Hence, the fattoush gets its vigor from a dusting of za'atar instead of the customary single note of sumac.
Za’atar: An ancient Middle Eastern herbal blend of hyssop, sumac, sesame and salt; the name is also the Arabic word for thyme, which is often included in modern recipes of the blend.
Transfer chickens to a platter, scatter orange slices and wedges over, and sprinkle with more Aleppo-style pepper and sumac.
Containers of juniper, Virginia rose, sumac and nannyberry were planted and fenced off for protection from deer.
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Origin and Etymology of sumac
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of sumac for English Language Learners
: a type of tree, bush, or vine that has many small leaves and produces red or white berries
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