Grilled steak wtih Herb Butter

When the summer heat arrives and the New York City streets almost feel like they're sweating, it’s hard to think about turning on the oven. It's da...

Mini Herb and Garlic Kebaburgers

The traditional way to make kebab is to wrap the ground meat around long, flat metal skewers known as shipudim, but I find this method challenging....

Slow Roasted Shortibs with Cherry

Slow roasting shortribs is one of our favorite ways to prepare them.  Season them and then set and forget them in an oven or slow cooker and finish...

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...