Tagine or tajine is named after the earthen pot it is cooked in. Traditionally, this one pot meal was cooked slowly over hot coals and consisted of meat and vegetables much like a stew. This version is vegetarian with the hearty meatiness coming from the chickpeas and the smokiness coming from the Moroccan standard Ras el Hanout spices.
Quinoa is one of nature's superfoods and a busy cook's dream: it's ready in 15 minutes! This nutty-tasting, gluten-free grain delivers a healthy dose of fiber and is one of the only plant foods that is a complete protein, since it provides all 9 essential amino acids.
Melt-in-your-mouth moist and tender, braising lamb is one of the best ways to enjoy this rustic dish. Serve with rice, cous cous or a flatbread like naan or lavash. The leftovers make great sandwiches or wraps with salad greens, mint and yogurt.
Quick and easy while keeping the sea bass moist and tender, this method of cooking seafood in parchment paper is a favorite among the French. Wonderfully healthy for any meal of the week!
Baked often with plump raisins, currants and citrus zest, panettone is light and buttery. This traditional holiday bread heralds the arrival of Christmas and the new year in Italy. Start the day off right and impress your family and guests with a very easy recipe to make French toast with this Italian delight.
Spice up this light and creamy Southern pudding with ginger nut cookies for a twist on a classic treat!
Za’atar is a wonderful and aromatic spice blend in Middle Eastern cuisine that vary by region but frequently is made up of toasted white sesame seeds, ground sumac, thyme and salt. Succulent lamb chops get a zesty punch with this fragrant seasoning while pairing well with the sweet tartness of the sour cherry demi-glace.
Start your holiday celebrations by delighting guests with this wonderful French appetizer, full of warm buttery goodness paired with crunchy, rich sweetness.
Rich and creamy, these gingery custards can be prepared and baked a day or two ahead, but wait until you’re ready to serve them to caramelize the sugar topping. You’ll need a mini blowtorch for this step.
These simple, tasty cookies are adapted from a classic Armenian recipe. Dust them with powdered sugar or dip them in chocolate, these cookies go great with a glass of cold milk, hot tea or cappuccino, any time of day.
An easy and very versatile cookie to add to your holiday baking this year.
Dazzle at dinner with this roasted whole sea bass drizzled with a spicy pepper-infused oil and slivered garlic, which develops big flavors using unique ingredients. Also known as Mediterranean sea bass, the bronzini has a taste and texture that is similar to the red snapper. It is often served whole and filleted at tableside.
Sweet, savory and nutty, this salad is a healthy, delicious alternative to wheat or pasta. Toss some up for yourself and bon appétit!
Oh-so-tender and just slightly sweet, these tasty ribs pair perfectly with the refreshing summertime watermelon salad. Try the lip-smacking, finger-licking recipe for yourself.
Welcome summer and beat the heat with this savory and satisfying sandwich.
Let the heavenly scent of vanilla waffles waft through your kitchen and greet sleepy eyes with pure deliciousness. This sumptuous treat will keep bellies satisfied and smiles on faces all day long!
Enjoy these curry crab cakes served with avocado and grapefruit salad and a nice cold bottle of beer.
A great simple recipe that is a healthy and nutritious way to kickstart the new year! This is our version of Hoppin' Johns, and we named it in honor of our chef, Matt Johnson.
Chef Matt Johnson introduces traditional holiday ingredients into a Chinese staple, the dumpling, to create a unique dish for a Falliday Leftover Throwdown Competition. Here he shares exactly how to make this at home.
As cooler temperatures arrive, keep toasty warm by enjoying a lovely mug of damn good hot chocolate. A classic treat to start off the morning, share in the evening with good friends, or even better, tucked with a blanket and a darn good book.
Celebrating a southern tradition with a little holiday flair!
The technique of "spatchcocking" is to first butterfly the game hen, remove the backbone and then break the breastbone so that it will lay flat. This method exposes more skin, which crisps up nicely at a higher temperature. Along with Morrocan spices mixed herbs and a lemon rub marinade, this creates tender breast meat and juicy and flavorful drumsticks, all done in less time. Serve with warm berries, roasted tomatoes, tomato oil and arugula.
A slight twist on the classic antipasto and a great starter to any summer meal, the seared melon offers a smoky warmth to pair with summer sweetness. Enjoy with a glass of sparkling sangria!
Make your own rich and nutty decadence. The swirls of melt-in-your-mouth sesame, crunch of hazelnut and smoothness of fine dark chocolate transport you to a flavor sensation of the culinary kismet of Europe, the Far East and beyond. For YUMMY! perfection, pair with your favorite floral or fruity mousse, ice cream or gelato.
Featuring a hint of orange, sensational herbs and spices, and plenty of health-enhancing goodness, this main course could become your favorite, easy-to-fix fish dish.
A Middle Eastern dip that's easy to make and healthy too. With Super Bowl right around the corner, cheer on your favorite team all the while enjoying tasty snacks that will liven up your tastebuds!
Perfectly heavenly, this do-it-yourself dish features a savory counterbalance of deep, rich onion flavor and creamy gorgonzola, nestled in a flaky, cut-with-a-fork-only crust.
Ready for Fall? Start with an easy and delicious pot pie! And as a special treat for the kids (or the kid in you), make individual-size pies, using a few 10- to 12-ounce gratin dishes.
These are fun to make with family and friends for any occasion and perfect to enjoy while sipping Turkish coffee. Light and almost creamy, each delicious buttery bite melts in your mouth.
This recipe yields a cookie that is thinner, chewier, and crispier than I’d ordinarily choose, but it’s absolutely delicious. The high ratio of brown sugar to white results in a deep caramel flavor, which goes wonderfully with the pistachios and dried apricots.
Great flavors, so colorful and very healthy! An easy and delicious vegetarian entrée to make for lunch or a light dinner.
As tomatoes ripen in the garden during the summer, enjoy a beautiful and unique twist to eggplant with this dish.
Delicious, fresh and impressive, wow your guests with this flavorful summer dish. Rich in nutrients and protein, the grilled vegetables and shrimp add a touch of smokiness while trying something new like pearl couscous!
A gloriously light and fluffy confection for anyone who loves coconuts! Crunchy on the outside while moist and chewy on the inside, it’s yummy-licious!
Rich in vitamin C, the bright flavors are a medley of crisply tangy and sweet – a good and easy dish for any gathering.
This simple, chilled potato salad makes great use of unpeeled potatoes. Creamy and flavorful, whip up a batch for a luncheon with friends, to enjoy at a summer concert or serve up alongside bbq.
A refreshing pasta salad with a hint of richness that can serve as a light dinner. Also pairs well with seared salmon or grilled chicken.