Za'atar Roasted Branzino

Cooking a whole fish seems intimidating for some but is actually super easy, simple, and a great dish to master. Once you figure out the time and t...

Ayala Smashed Potatoes

This is one of my go to side dishes that never fails and is a crowd pleaser. It can be prepared in advance and paired with a protein or a salad.

Preserved Lemon Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots are something I make once or twice a week and are great hot or as a salad. They can really take on any flavor or spice. Here I am u...

Zucchini with Green Olive Gremolata

During grilling season, the zucchini can be cooked on the barbie and can easily be made in the oven.

Sour Lime Chicken Wings

This wing recipe by Adeena Sussman uses her Sour Lime Seasoning to give them a unique flavor.

Roasted Vegetable and Parmesan Frittata

Having roasted vegetables on hand means you can make a hearty frittata anytime. If you want even more spice in this brunch dish, which tastes just ...

Black & Yellow Eggplant

This spice blend recipe is from the Spice Companion book and highlights turmeric and black cumin. It is also great for meat and fish. Japanese eggp...

Shabazi Pumpkin Seeds

I always have toasted and spiced pumpkin seeds and chopped nuts on hand for salads and to top platters of vegetables.  I recommend them as pantry s...

Broiled Stuffed Lobster

Even in summer, the season of grilling, I still love using my broiler for its versatility. In this recipe I use spices, technique, and a few common...

Whole Roasted Chicken

Change your spices, change your dish. A classic roast chicken is enhanced and enlivened by my Mediterranean Lemon blend.

Tomato-Glazed Rack of Lamb

Eggplant goes tender in the oven and soaks up rich, meaty juices when roasted under a rack of lamb. This is an ideal centerpiece for any Italian- i...

Chutney Chicken

Expanding on one of my new favorite ways to cook chicken thighs (placing a flavorful sauce under the skin), this dish uses one of my favorite produ...