Everything Pita

Everything is the best.  And I mean the real everything – full of crunchy pieces of garlic, caraway, and almost too much salt.  What I really love ...

The Edible Seder Plate

We updated the symbolic seder plate with delicious items to emphasize the respect and appreciation for gathering together to reflect on where we ca...

Vegan Sesame Caesar

No eggs, anchovies, or additional oils are needed to make a satisfyingly creamy, rich, and fresh salad full of crisp cucumbers and crunchy toasted ...

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...

Sesame dressing

I love sesame in all of its forms and this dressing is a home staple for me.  I use it as a dipping sauce, a sauce to slather onto roasted sweet po...

Chili Oil Three Ways

There are so many amazing ways to enjoy chilies. You can have them fresh or fried, ground or whole, flakes or powder. And they're delicious in a wi...

Za’atar Roasted Chicken With Lemons & Olives

Za’atar refers to both the dried leaves of the za’atar plant as well as a blend made with those leaves, sumac, and sesame seeds. Here I start with ...

Sesame-Roasted Fish

An already crackly spice crust gets more crunch from whole sesame seeds here. The funkiness of preserved lemons, together with black olives, gives ...

Chili Garlic Sauce

Building on the delicious chili crisp, this sauce adds even more flavor and depth (and addictiveness) as a dipping sauce or as a sauce to drizzle i...

Braised Lamb Shoulder

From our friend Cara Tobin, using her namesake blend.  

Chicken Tacos With Hummus

Leftover chicken turns into tacos with a Middle Eastern twist when the traditional condiments are swapped for hummus and a refreshing red onion, se...

Coleslaw With Apple and Celery

Capturing the sour notes, heat, and garlic found in Korean kitchens, this spice mix is a perfect finishing spice for fish, meat, seafood, and vege...