Palabra Patagónica

This cocktail uses a unique liquor from Chile called Träkál, a brandy distilled from apples and pears and flavored with indigenous Patagonian herbs...

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...

Pomegranate-glazed Roasted Chicken

The distinctive tang of pomegranate powder and limon omani is balanced by the sweetness of dried figs and pomegranate molasses in this take on roas...

Kemuri

This name means smoke in Japanese, and is a very simple cocktail. Dark honey, bitters, scotch, and a grain of Smoked Salt N8. It's perfect for a co...

Steamed Mussels

My wife, Lisa, and I like mussels a lot, especially when we’re having friends over. It’s a very social meal, best eaten with the pot in the center ...

Tarragon & Citrus Roasted Vegetables

Cut citrus wedges—preferably organic and unwaxed—infuse the vegetables with their juices during roasting, and their peels become tender and tas...

Avocado Zhug

I've been regularly making zhug, which you may also know as zahawiq, ever since I first had it with a Yemeni friend more than 20 years ago. In an o...

Passover Chicken & Dumplings

Matzoh balls are most likely served on every Jewish table during Passover, and not to mention every serious dinner year round. It occurred to me t...

Roasted Whole Fish

Whole fish are easy enough for a child to make—I know because that’s when I first cooked one. After fishing with my dad, I’d stuff the trout we cau...

Oven-Roasted Chicken Soup

Roasting chicken first and then braising it in the oven with sautéed vegetables makes for the best chicken soup. The oven gives the chicken a rotis...

Le Puy Lentil Soup

When blended, Le Puy lentils turn into a hearty soup. You can make it as smooth or chunky, thick or thin, as you like. A dollop of yogurt sauce...

Lentils

Puy lentils are small, nearly black, and, when uncooked, hard as little stones. Unlike green lentils or red lentils, these French ones don’t burst ...