Mitchell Family Matzo Brei

We only ever ate sweet matzo brei in my family, cooked and served as a pancake rather than scrambled into bits. In fact I’d never even heard of or ...

Green Chraime

One of the most delicious and beloved dishes in Israeli cuisine is Chraime - a spicy fish stew with the deep flavor of tomatoes. In our seasonal ve...

Labne Sourdough

Bread is a wonderful thing. Mine uses labne in the starter and is very simple to make and to bake an artisan loaf. 

Lamb Burgers

I adore lamb, and often make burgers at home. One of the things I love about lamb is how it can stand up to other strong flavors. Enter assertive a...

Oven-Roasted Artichokes

History tells us that Jews were among the first to consider artichokes as food rather than a weed. Confined to the ghetto in Rome nearly two thousa...

Herbed Gefilte Fish

At its most basic, gefilte is a cold fish appetizer served before Ashkenazi holiday and Sabbath meals, and is made by mixing freshwater fish with e...

Za’atar Roasted Chicken

On countless visits here before I made Israel my home, I’d buy giant bags of za’atar from the shuk; that way, after I left and no matter where I wa...

Roasted Salmon

A side of salmon can always feed a big crowd, and this recipe—a staple of mine—works well for guests of all ages and palates. Beautiful salmon topp...

Chocolate Halva Macaroons

These macaroons are adapted from Matt Moran's 'When I Get Home'. They are dairy free and Passover friendly! Feel free to substitute any halva flavo...

Matzo Ball Soup

Spices, stuffing, and apples make for a fun twist on traditional matzo ball soup.     

Goldie Falafel

Based on the master recipe we developed for Goldie, this version is not too spicy and lets the subtle chickpea taste come through. Herbs and vegeta...

Two Tacos

We had a beautiful sunny day yesterday and I made breakfast tacos using up some potatoes that were starting to spout, some soft chorizo, and eggs. ...