White Chraime

White Chraime is the modern, clear sauce version of our beloved classic, tomato-based Chraime from the northern coast of African.  Pronounced hraiy...

Chicken Tagine

Chicken Tagine is a classic braised dish that I have made often.  It's one of my comfort meals, particularly when living in foreign countries and w...

Corned Beef Pot au Feu

Here's my take on corned beef and cabbage. I add a few broiled soup bones to enrich the broth, and cook the vegetables after the beef to ensure the...

Lemon Chicken

With the Bombay blend, fresh lemons, and potatoes, this Lemon Chicken is a vibrant and lemony 1 pot meal.  The moist and saucy chicken dish can be ...

Khoresh-e Ghormeh Sabzi

When Jake Cohen began dating his now-husband, Alex, this classic stew was one of his first ventures into Iranian dishes. Fresh herbs, fenugreek, an...

Swedish Meatballs

Braised meatballs are one of the most comforting foods in the world. Pair them with a creamy sauce and a starch and you pretty much have heaven on ...

Comforting & Quick Chicken Soup

Putting diced chicken thighs into the pot with vegetables turns this into a satisfying chicken soup that is so quick to make, you can easily toss ...

Red Wine Poached Pears

Red wine poached pears seasoned with Sri Lanka are elegantly satisfying.  Served with ice cream, as part of a cheese plate with blue cheese, or as ...

Carbonada (Beef & Pumpkin Soup)

This South American soup includes chunks of beef and pumpkin, plus plenty of hearty vegetables, all in a rich broth. My Argentinian friend taught m...

Moroccan Braised Chicken with Potato and Olives

Moroccan style, tagine-ish chicken dishes are some of my favorites.  The tender, spiced chicken with braised olives, lemons, and tender potatoes to...

Carbonnade and Pommes Frites

Carbonnade is a comforting beef stew reinforced with full bodied Belgian beer.  Take your pick of side dishes from mashed potatoes, buttered noodle...

Baked White Beans

Dried garlic and parsley make the crunchy panko topping on these beans savory and irresistible. Under that crisp layer, feta cheese melts into a bu...