Tomato Soup alla Norma

A good tomato soup is soul warming and this one comes together in twenty minutes, while you cook the garnish.  Based on the dish Pasta alla Norma, ...

Canning Tomatoes

Whether preserving the fruits of labor from your own tomato garden or hoarding those amazing summer farmers’ market tomatoes, canning is a great wa...

Sweet Potatoes with Olive and Lemon

Sweet potato goes well at any time of day. These sweet potatoes are a part of the La Boite Rosh Hashanah but would be great with roasted fish or c...

Lamb Rice

This recipe from reader Tom Benham uses our Ararat and Izak blends to breathe new life into leftover roast lamb.

Olive and Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Olives and lemon zest make this balsamic vinaigrette a deluxe version.  Toss it through crisp greens, drizzle onto grilled meats and vegetables, or...

Ararat Reubens

Full circle. Our Ararat N35 blend is inspired by the flavors of pastırma, which is the progenitor of pastrami. In this recipe I use the blend to fl...

Ararat Taco Night

Our Ararat blend is inspired by bastirma, a traditional air-dried cured meat. The fenugreek, Urfa chili, and onion also lend themselves well to sea...

Chicken & Chickpea Paella

Paella is one of those recipes that everyone loves to eat but always seems intimidating to make. A friend recently shared a simple 3-step method w...

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

May is a peculiar time. Veggies have started to hit their stride, but there is still the occasional shade of winter. I usually end up making squash...

BBQ-Baked Oysters

Marc is constantly searching for fun ways of combining his love for classic French classic cuisine with traditional American products and dishes. ...

Ararat Grilled Shrimp

I always try to buy whole head-on unpeeled shrimp. The shells make an excellent sauce and there is so much flavor in the heads. This is a quick an...

Roast Leg of Lamb

I love roasting a whole leg of lamb. It could seem intimidating but is actually very simple, hands-off, and rewarding. This is also a great way to ...