Halvaroons

I love halva and tahini, and put them together with coconut to make these delicious macaroons. We call them halvaroons, and they are delicious and ...

Master Chex Mix

For your next gathering, wrapped as presents, or a nice self-care moment, this Master Chex Mix has you covered. You can customize the mix-ins and s...

Baked Sufganiyot

For all the times you wished you could have a healthier decadence, we offer the baked donuts for your consideration.  Celebrate the miracles of th...

Cardamom and Ginger Peach Crisp

Ginger’s heat accentuates peach’s sweetness, especially when combined with heady cardamom and cloves. You can make this with nectarines as well. I ...

My Mom’s Coffee-Braised Brisket

This is my take on the dish my mother served at virtually every special-occasion dinner of my childhood. I make brisket over several days. The firs...

Spiced Irish Coffee

Here's a drink that many people claim to have come up with. I first came across it at The Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco, which is famous for it...

Labne Cheesecake

This recipe is inspired by a childhood favorite of mine growing up in the Galilee in the Upper Eastern part of Israel. It was served every Saturday...

Tahini Shortbread Cookies

You might as well call these halva cookies, because once you add something sweet to tahini (like honey, sugar, maple, or silan), it tastes just lik...

Hamantart

A reimagining of hamantaschen, the hamantart is easy to make and has some fun twists, but still has the traditional poppyseed filling. A fun treat ...

Spiced Ice Cream w/ Yemen N10

I met Dominique when I worked at Daniel and was immediately struck by his talent and innovative vision. Yet throughout his long career (including a...

Spiced Honey Cake

Thinking of Rosh Hashanah and all the following holidays brings back great memories of growing up in Israel and the Galilee in particular. Visions ...