lima beans
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Moroccan Artichoke and Lima Beans Tajine Recipe

Lima beans (or fava beans) herald the arrival of spring. Cooked together with artichokes, this tajine stars a flavor match made in heaven. Artichokes and lima beans are two huge favorites in our Moroccan Cuisine. This dish stands alone as…
hummus
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Hummus Recipe. All Hummus Variations

Hummus comes in pint containers in the supermarket. Ooooops. Just kidding! But that’s how ubiquitous commercial hummus has become—a marked improvement over many other mediocre commercial offerings, but commercial nonetheless. But wait…
lamb chops
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Lamb Chops in Wine Mustard Sauce Recipe. Variations

Lamb chops on a stovetop: Now that's a departure from grilled lamb chops as we are used to them in restaurants and at catered affairs. But tajine-style stovetop lamb chops is a fabulous treat. My newly developed lamb chops in mustard wine…
artichokes
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Artichokes and Carrots in Lemon Sauce Recipe

Artichokes are a Sephardi favorite. In Morocco they are a staple, and I remember a variety I haven’t seen anywhere else: tiny, with pointed leaves as sharp as thorns, which we used to eat by the dozen at the end of a meal as dessert, much…
smoked salmon
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Smoked Salmon Lemony Green Salad Recipe.

Smoked salmon, lemon zest, chick peas, artichoke hearts, avocado? Marriages made in salad heaven! Move over Bagels and lox! In this delightful smoked salmon salad, I did nothing more than a little flavor matchmaking and made it a main course…
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Mock Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

This Mock Crab Pasta Salad includes many of my favorite summer flavors! The only cooking that goes on in this dish is boiling water to soak the pasta. Mock Crab is easily available in the freezer section of your supermarket, and is all natural.…
Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe
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Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe

Heirloom tomatoes are expensive, but one taste of these magnificent and whimsically-shaped and -colored gems will explain why. For an occasional treat, splurge on gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, slice 'em, drizzle 'em with some great olive oil,…
Lamb Shanks with Artichokes and Mushrooms Recipe
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Lamb Shanks Tajine with Mushrooms and Artichokes Recipes

Lamb shanks are one of the most ideal cuts of the lamb: Lean, tender, low maintenance, and best of all, very well priced! And I love their rustic, unpretentious look making your homemade dish look....homemade. The bones in the lamb shanks contribute…
artichoke soup
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Roasted Garlic Artichoke Soup Recipe

Artichoke soup is  so luxurious, and quite simple to make! I find gorgeous frozen artichoke bottoms in the frozen section of every Kosher supermarket: Someone in the food industry, bless him, has done all the pesky job of snapping the leaves…