Tahini Radish Salad

This is usually the time I see the last decent radishes around til after the summer. When I find nice ones I make this salad, which is perfect to k...

Za'atar Roasted Chicken

This roast chicken is easy as can be. Za'atar and honey gives a great texture and flavor to the skin, and the garlic and lemon perfume the meat.

Eggy Arugula Salad

I have always had a soft spot for a soft egg. In this salad the poached eggs combine with the Bernise blend to form a light and delicious dressing....

Msabbaha

This dish is so easy and delicious I could probably eat it every day, especially since it's so easy to add variety by changing the spices or ingred...

Savory Pancakes

I love making savory pancakes for breakfast, and have been turned on to the simplicity and ease of complete pancake batter (where you just add wate...

Hawayej Halibut

For this recipe I make a simple sauce using fresh lemon, tomatoes, and dry sliced garlic. It comes together quickly and is a great way to enjoy fis...

Pea & Chickpea Salad

My wife regularly makes a Southern salad using canned peas, and I regularly make variants since it's such an easy prep. This time we had an open ca...

Ohitashi

Here's another dish from my childhood and one of my favorite ways to eat spinach in warm weather. A light blanch, chill, then soak (ohitashi お浸し me...

Crispy Baked Wings

I love chicken wings but don’t always have time or the desire to deep fry them. This simple recipe is easy to make in the oven or on the grill, an...

Sabich Burgers with Peach Amba

We’re big on Meatless Monday’s in my house so I’m always trying to come up with creative ways to feed my family. Eggplants make a great substitute ...

Shabazi Michelada

Beer? yes. Mezcal? yes! Shabazi? Oh yes! One of my favorite long drinks for a warm spring afternoon.   

Avocado Zhug

I've been regularly making zhug, which you may also know as zahawiq, ever since I first had it with a Yemeni friend more than 20 years ago. In an o...