Roasted Beet Hummus

This recipe from reader Vicki Bensinger pairs roasted beets with white beans and our Yagenbori spice. Perfect for a poolside snack or as part of a ...

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...

Spice-Rubbed Swordfish

I’m always fascinated to hear what new dishes are made at the Choi-Wells home with my spices. Although she’s a novelist, Susan would agree that one...

Summer Borscht

Beets are available in abundance now, and this soup perfectly showcases their earthy richness and gentle sweetness. Serving a soup cold can be a c...

Sautéed Flounder

Paul is one of those chefs you always want to hang out with. We spend hours talking about music, beer, life, and above all what he calls "honest" f...

Fragrant Silk Road Barbecue Shrimp

This recipe from reader Nicole Aandahl show how easy it is to make a great meal where spices take the spotlight. She uses the shrimp shells to make...

Spring Panzanella

Spring is here, so to celebrate I made a big bowl of croutons for dinner. Panzanella is a Tuscan dish normally associated with summer and tomatoes,...

Kale & Cannellini Soup

This recipe from reader Vicki Bensinger hits all the right notes, and is perfect for taking advantage of late season kale and shaking off the chill...

Steamed Mussels with Fennel

Gail and I started working at Daniel around the same time. Since then, both of our careers have followed new paths. A native of Eastern Canada, Gai...

Autre Shichimi

Here's my take on Japanese seven spice. Shichimi togarashi topped every bowl of ramen, brightened up my mother's kinpira gobo, and made its way int...

Shakshuzza

Back in 2017 I shared my recipe for shakshuka, and since my son Max was born in March we’ve made it quite a few times. I make big batches and free...

Shabazi Bitters

Shabazi is one of my favorite blends. Its sharp heat, earthy garlic, and bright dried cilantro are incredibly versatile together, and I regularly ...