Le Puy Lentil Soup

When blended, Le Puy lentils turn into a hearty soup. You can make it as smooth or chunky, thick or thin, as you like. A dollop of yogurt sauce...

Braised Collards & Black-Eyed Peas

This is a common dish to eat for good luck on New Years Day in the South, and something my wife Lisa (who is from Houston), and I often enjoy. We h...

No-Waste Potato Leek Soup

Growing up with a Japanese mother you learn about mottainai, the loose English meaning is "do not waste", though a more literal meaning includes "w...

Sourdough Dutch Baby

A pudding-pancake hybrid with a strange name, this dish might have been inspired by the German Pfannkuchen but is definitely American. My version c...

Roasted Rack of Lamb

This dish looks beautiful enough for a dinner party but is simple enough for a weeknight meal too. It’ll make you look good either way. I skip the ...

Onions Monégasque

This agrodolce (sweet and sour) dish from Monaco is an ideal accompaniment to cheeses, roasted meats and poultry, and breads, and are also a delici...

Easy Sauce Béarnaise

I've been a big fan of this sauce ever since I first had it as a kid. Rich eggs and butter with the zip of vinegar and the sweet and mellow flavor ...

Blackened Spinach Bread Pudding

I love bread pudding but am not always in the mood for something sweet. This recipe is inspired by a dish I had in New Orleans, and by Lior's pkail...

Smoked Cinnamon Salted Caramels

Growing up in Minnesota there were always endless potlucks, sports team get-togethers, and social occasions that required bringing a dish to share,...

Luberon Grilled Cheese

Another dish I discovered when I moved to the US in 2002 was a grilled cheese sandwich. I still am not sure about the name since there is no grill ...

Sufganyot Donuts

Even chefs have a soft spot for fried comfort food. Steven and Michael decided to turn that affection into a business. At Federal Donuts, they use ...

Sfinge - Moroccan Donuts

Sfinge (also transliterated as sfenj) are a Moroccan donut-like fritter traditionally made from an unsweetened yeast dough. Usually served with pla...