Beef Phở

Considered the national dish of Vietnam, this dish has a history as rich and complex as flavor of the broth. Originating in the north, following th...

Steak Fajitas

Izak is my secret to flavorful fajitas. Just make a simple marinade for skirt steak, then grill or pan fry. Cook some onions and peppers and serve ...

Ropa Vieja

This traditionally Cuban dish is like a rich stew, the flank steak broken down to the point of absolute tenderness, hence the name literally transl...

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...

My Mom’s Coffee-Braised Brisket

This is my take on the dish my mother served at virtually every special-occasion dinner of my childhood. I make brisket over several days. The firs...

Corned Beef Pot au Feu

Here's my take on corned beef and cabbage. I add a few broiled soup bones to enrich the broth, and cook the vegetables after the beef to ensure the...

Beef & Citrus Stew

Making stews is one of my favorite things. It is a one pot meal and they also freeze really well for these weeks or days when you have less time to...

Pilpel Broiled Ribeye

This recipe uses a custom pepper-based spice blend from The Spice Companion which brings out some of the best flavors in beef. Since it's winter, L...

Noga Stir Fry

Stir-fry at home is fun, easy, healthy (depending on what you put in it), and fast. But very few of us have the kind of stovetop that really gets h...

Feta-Stuffed Meatballs

My oven-roasting technique simultaneously cooks the meatballs and olives forming a rich sauce. Inspired by the meatball kebabs I grew up with in Is...

The Perfect Steak

What is the secret to the perfect steak? To us, it's a beautiful crust, nice char and, of course, the flavor of the meat combined with our Pierre ...

Citrus-Braised Short Ribs

When I was a chef at Daniel Boulud’s restaurant Daniel, I cooked four hundred pounds of short ribs a week. For a long time after I left, I coul...