Radish and Kale Salad

Salt pulls a lot of the bitter and hot compounds from radishes and kale, taming them. Pair these two vegetables with creamy tahini, bright lemon, a...

Chocolate & Avocado Mousse

This dish is both gluten and dairy free, making a decadent dessert that can be enjoyed by pretty much anyone. The avocados fade into the background...

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...

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...

Shrimp Salvador

Who does not like shrimp?! I always try to buy whole fresh shrimp that have not been peeled. You can make great stock or sauce from the peels like ...

Whole Lemon Pepper

Most citrus is in season in the winter, and I always like to dry thin slices to use for spice blends, teas, and cooking in the off-season. Whole sl...

Aruk

These Iraqi vegetable patties are made with fresh herbs, cooked potatoes, and spices. Fluffy and light inside and very easy to make. Friday lunch...

Pickled Persimmons

I grew up eating persimmons as a snack, often with yogurt and toast (it's a Japanese thing). Isphahan is bright (limon Omani), savory (garlic), and...

Roasted Beet Salad

Reader Jessica Weiss uses our Shawarma East blend to make a delicious and easy roasted beet salad.

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...

Comapeño & Egg Salad with Smoked Salmon

Fiery comapeño chile wakes up the other ingredients in this salad. The dressing is a simple olive oil and lemon juice, with smoked salmon supplying...

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...