Broiled Ribeye

Sometimes, all you need is a great steak and the ribeye is one of the best cuts for this. For some reason, people always seem to make a big fuss ab...

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...

Khoresh-e Ghormeh Sabzi

When Jake Cohen began dating his now-husband, Alex, this classic stew was one of his first ventures into Iranian dishes. Fresh herbs, fenugreek, an...

Swedish Meatballs

Braised meatballs are one of the most comforting foods in the world. Pair them with a creamy sauce and a starch and you pretty much have heaven on ...

Carbonada (Beef & Pumpkin Soup)

This South American soup includes chunks of beef and pumpkin, plus plenty of hearty vegetables, all in a rich broth. My Argentinian friend taught m...

Carbonnade and Pommes Frites

Carbonnade is a comforting beef stew reinforced with full bodied Belgian beer.  Take your pick of side dishes from mashed potatoes, buttered noodle...

Chamin (Cholent)

Chamin (a.k.a. Cholent) is a warmly spiced overnight stew that has survived centuries of history and migration.  I used to have it and make it with...

Mini Kebabs

Full of herbs and spices, these mini kebab patties (or kefte) are a delicious crowd pleaser. We chose Pasha for this one as it really brings brigh...

Hot Pot and Sauces

Hot pot is fun and delicious. I love the versatility of the broth, the array of vegetables, the paper-thin variety of proteins, extras like wide no...

Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette de Veau is a warm and tender classic that holds space in both comfort food and fine dining.  The version below has the classic steps wit...

Birria: Tacos and Soup

Birria is a delicious stew of simple meat and complex flavor that makes you wonder how you lived without it.  The tacos then take the stew to anoth...

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...