Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice that has a reputation as a brain enhancer, according to cookbook author Rebecca Katz. It’s an aromatic blend of thyme, sesame seeds, sumac, oregano, and marjoram that adds an incredible depth to this dish. Add it to most anything for an exotic flare—vegetables, salads, fish. You name it. If you’re […]
From Chris Prosperi: Most of us grew up having Progresso canned clam sauce on spaghetti; we dumped a can into a saucepan, heated it and mixed in the linguine. That was it, and we ate it happily. What would it taste like if we made it today? What does time do to memory? We decided to […]
Our featured pesto recipe is in Nancy Harmon Jenkins new cookbook, Virgin Territory, about the culture and practice of making olive oil in the Mediterranean region. Each of her recipes, which are her own or those of her friends, have olive oil as an important ingredient.
As soon as beef starts to melt while it’s cooking, you know you’re in for a treat. Next question, what’s the sauce you’ve added, to make it praise-worthy? In this case, Saveur magazine gives as a German sauerbraten, as it’s traditionally called, with everything you need to make it fabulous on the plate and on […]
Crusty browned sausage serves as the flavor boost here, a paleo-friendly meat and vegetable stuffing for Thanksgiving or and cool weather weekend dinner. We love Danielle Padula’s clever combination of sausage with a variety of vegetables, dried fruit, garlic, shallots, mushrooms, and white wine. (Food Schmooze® listener Danielle Padula, is a home cook, food writer […]
Seriously? You can actually roast an entire turkey ahead of time and serve it hot at the table? Yes, says Ina, and she now does it often, including on Thanksgiving. Here’s the thing… it’s not only Ina’s taste in flavor combinations and technique that always win us over—it’s her knockout ideas. And they are as dazzling […]