The Edible Seder Plate

We updated the symbolic seder plate with delicious items to emphasize the respect and appreciation for gathering together to reflect on where we ca...

Lemony Chicken Broth

I drink chicken broth every morning and the Persian Lime (limon omani) in Isphahan has a bright, lemony flavor that retains its earthy acidity to m...

Roasted Tenderloin of Beef

Simply roasted meats let you focus on sides, party guests, wine, and all of the other parts of a great evening, or late afternoon lunch. The recipe...

Red Wine Braised Mushrooms

Providing a side dish and sauce in one, red wine braised mushrooms elevate a simple roast and turn sides, like mashed potatoes, into a meal.

Quick Pan Jams

Jam made from fresh seasonal ingredients is an amazing treat.  This quick pan jam makes preserves easy to whip together without Monica Geller takin...

Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Chicken

There could never be enough chicken recipes. This might be one of the easiest ones to make and is so satisfying you will make it over and over aga...

BLT with Rosemary Tomato Jam

Bring your BLT up to the next level, or 2, while holding on to summer with Ayala Tomato Jam.  

Rosemary 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.

Ayala Lamb Chops

My wife and I love making these lamb chops since they are so simple. I based the recipe on a Northern Italian preparation, scottadito (which means ...

Shishito and Olive Panzanella

I think about panzanella as a food group – so many options all year round.  This shishito peppers version uses barely cooked shishito peppers and o...

Braised Brisket with Rosemary and Pomegranate

When preparing for the holidays, a good brisket recipe with maximum flavor makes the deliciously tender outcome worth the wait. Let’s remember you...

Slow Roasted Fluke

This one pan dish is perfect for a quick meal and would work with many types of fish and vegetables. Leeks are sadly not used enough so my hope is...