Food & Cooking

Similar to the popular Middle Eastern dip called baba ganoush, this should be served with crisp pita chips or sesame crackers. Smoked paprika adds an exotic flavor.  3 medium, ripe eggplants, about 2 pounds total ¼ cup tahini, or sesame…Read more

I always associate oxtails with England, since this very traditional dish represents my first culinary taste of the British Isles. That oxtail stew was popular during the forties and fifties in America is evidenced by its inclusion in a rather…Read more

Comfort by the Bowlful

Comfort by the Bowlful

Country Living
March 2018

Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup  Get an edge over store-bought.  Homemade Chicken Stock  MAKES about 8 cups WORKING TIME 20 minutes TOTAL TIME 5 hours, 50 minutes  4 pounds whole chicken wings  1 large onion, quartered  2 large carrots, halved  2…Read Article

Very chic and sophisticated, and almost effortless. The combination of vanilla ice cream and sauce alone is spectacular; the berries or figs are extra nice. And I love the olive oil. If your crowd is adventurous, pass a cruet and…Read more

With lots more to offer the world beyond the traditional Middle Eastern repertoire of hummus and pita, Israeli food is very on trend these days. Here’s a great way to reimagine the classic baba ghanoush—capturing the true spirit of the…Read more