Quick Lentil Vegetable Soup

The Spice Crunch collection never disappoints as a pantry staple.  They have so much flavor to cook into the beginning of dishes and so much delici...

Texas Soup Beans

This is one of the perfect uses for leftover ham and ham bones, which perhaps you have from Easter. Deeply satisfying and richly textured, it's a c...

Harira

Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup for breaking the Ramadan fast with something light but satisfying.  Full of flavors, hearty ingredients, and ...

Bean, Herb, & Noodle Soup

"This hearty soup is wonderful whenever there’s a chill in the air, but it’s customary to eat it for Nowruz, the Persian New Year celebration that...

Scarola e Fagioli (Escarole & Beans)

A classic Tuscan cucina povera (aka broke eats) dish. This hearty, energizing, and healthy dish is one of my winter go-tos when there isn't much in...

Caramelized Cabbage and Lentils

Sometimes you just want a warm bowl of something from an easy one pot of cooking.  The caramelized cabbage and lentils are perfumed with lavender, ...

Lemon & Artichoke Paella

To get all the pleasure of artichokes without the pain of preparing spiky fresh ones, I pop open a can. Of course, fresh artichokes taste, well, fr...

Sabich Plate

Sabich is a very popular Israeli street food usually served in a pita. It is made with fried eggplant, hard boiled egg, tahina and amba sauce. Here...

Chilled Chickpea Chaat Masala Salad

This fresh and easy take on traditional Indian chaat captures the delicious flavors of a normally heavy dish in a light and fresh salad.

Garden Hummus

I have no idea why I don’t eat this daily. It’s probably my favorite hummus. I first gather all of my ingredients in a bowl to taste and adjust sea...

Stovetop Chicken Paella

The rendered fat from browned chicken thighs seared in the pan before cooking the vegetables seasons every part of this paella. This recipe is ...

Braised Cod with Saffron and Smoked Paprika

Cod is one of my favorite fishes to cook. It can really take on lots of different spices and lends itself to endless ways of cooking. Here we add ...