Orzo Pasta Salad

A fresh take on a dish with an unfairly bad rep. This is far from the "neglected at a picnic" dish you might remember from your childhood, yet is s...

Orzo Pasta Salad

As a side dish or picnic classic, an orzo pasta salad is great freshly made as well as the next day once the fresh and briny ingredients have marin...

Lemon & Crab Spaghetti

This started as a way to use up leftovers, but I enjoyed it so much I now make it regularly. Lump crab meat, lemon zest and juice, artichoke hearts...

Massalis Mussel Pasta

The mild sweetness and earthy turmeric of our Massalis blend is a natural match for seafood. In this dish I pair pan roasted mussels with pasta, co...

Spring Pea Orecchiette

Spring is well underway now, with most of the early blossoms done in my neighborhood. And as much as frozen peas are nice there is nothing quite li...

Braised Pork & Kale Ragu

Braised meat can be served in so many ways, and leftovers make great new dishes for days. I like to have some sort of braised beef or pork in the ...

Apollonia Baked Pasta

Cubes of squash are cooked with capers, pine nuts, Apollonia, and Hawayej, then baked with pasta and cheese for a wonderfully aromatic dish that's ...

Macaroni & Cheese

My son Max is going to be 4 soon, and like many parents of young kids I make a lot of macaroni and cheese. My version relies on a couple simple tec...

Cacio e Pepe

There are very few dishes I know of that achieve so much with only 3 ingredients! (the name means cheese and pepper) Please give this recipe a thor...

Baked Penne

This old-school style of baked penne—coated with classically spiced red sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan—is pure comfort food. My nostalgia for it c...

Lamb & Carrot Orecchiette

For this hearty pasta recipe, Lior was inspired to pair Kibbeh with lamb. In this recipe by Mark Ladner, he uses carrots to bring a sweetness to th...

Za'atar Pasta

I love finding new uses for familiar spices. In this dish, za'atar supplies acidity, a grounding bitter note, and rich toasty flavor from the sesam...