Lemon in the Coconut

Unlike Harry Nilsson, who “put a lime in the coconut”, I've chosen lemon, and hope you'll “drank ‘em bot’ up” in this tropical rum punch.  

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Our spiced chocolate chips make a great drinking chocolate (they are designed to melt smoothly). I have an extensive home bar and spent some time e...

Mini Skillet Meatloaves

I grew up eating my parents' ideas of what American food was. This included a meatloaf that was loosely based on the Joy of Cooking recipe, but cou...

Ragu Pronto

Pasta is a mainstay in our household, and I've always loved a rich meat sauce, slowly cooked down and rendered creamy by reduced milk. What I don't...

Spiced Simple Syrup

Many cocktails call for simple syrup, which is great to keep handy. This recipe is very easy, if you can boil water you can make this, and includes...

Saagshuka

Here's a two part recipe, first I make my version of saag (stewed and pureed greens), then cook eggs in the puree shakshuka style, before topping w...

Chopped Chicken Shawarma Salad

This recipe from reader Karen Tedesco is a light and flavor-packed take on streetside chicken shawarma. "Those big, bold spicy flavors — I’m kind o...