Chraime

Chraime is a traditional North African dish that’s also popular in Israel and other Middle Eastern countries. It’s essentially fish simmered in a t...

Cabbage and Apple Slaw

A hearty raw vegetable slaw holds well in the refrigerator, making this trio of cabbage, apples, and carrots ideal as a quick make-ahead salad or s...

Japanese Curry

I grew up eating Japanese curry (it’s one of the most popular meals to cook at home in Japan). It’s a curious dish when you actually look at the i...

Creamy Carrot Soup

The magic of this soup is that it’s creamy without any cream. When the vegetables are blended together, they develop a luxurious silky texture and ...

Oven Baked Bagna Cauda

I grew up eating fondue when we spent time with my grandparents in Germany and have many fond memories of dipping bread in cheese and occasionally ...

Fruit Caponata

As you may know, I’m a huge fan of Sicily and their regional cuisine. My wife and I had many servings of caponata as we traveled the island, and th...

Spring Sauces!

May is an uncertain time. Vegetables and fruits are beginning to appear at market but who knows when or how many. The weather can vary wildly, and ...

Chocolate Truffles

Chris' longtime passion for chocolate is present in every creation he makes at his shop. In this recipe, he pairs the gingerbread-like flavors of t...

Cajun Kraut Cakes

For most of my life I’d been dead set against instant just-add-water pancake mix. My wife and two year old son had me see the light, after all who...

Cocoa & Cara Cake Mix

Make an easy and delicious holiday season cake with this easy to use mix. Just add the wet ingredients and follow the instructions below.

Easy Puff Pastry - Empanadas

I love eating puff pastry almost as much as I dislike making it. I mentioned this to a customer and she shared a recipe with me from an old book b...

Pan-Braised Meatballs

My wife and I had gotten tired of the usual meatballs and kofte we make. This variation brings together lamb for flavor and pork for texture, and t...