RECIPES By Season

By Season

Recipes for specific seasons of the year to encourage cooking with what’s ripe and ready.

I'm probably not the only one whose favorite time of the day in Ramadan is the time when we break our fast. It's not because it's actually time to eat; it's because the sweetness of that first bite or...
If you live anywhere in California or nearby, you've probably heard of date milkshakes and the pretty well-known stands at farms and orchards who sell them. I have lived in California, driven through it many times from all different...
I went out to my balcony garden and found the swiss chard growing towards the sky, big and strong. It was so pretty to look at, but at some point I had to realize that I grew it for...
If you've ever been to an Indian restaurant that has a clay oven, you may have tried their tandoori. It's typically made by adding the meat (usually chicken) to a very, very hot tandoor oven. They also make bread...
I have loved dates for a very long time. I do think they're one of the world's best food, and completely more versatile than they're often understood to be. They're not just for desserts, as in the recipe I'm about...
The perfect starter to a Ramadan Iftar meal, this deliciously-spiced fruit salad recipe was submitted by reader Shazia Wahid. From experience, I know it tastes just as good as it looks and it's the quintessential dish to appear at...
I always crave comfort food in the winter time, but right now as a nation and a global community, it looks as though we could all use a lot of comforting, whether it's through the gathering together of a...
I've been told for years that haleem, the puréed meat and grains dish with South Asian flavors,  is a favorite Iftar dish for so many Muslims observing the Ramadan fast.  Though not a common way of eating meat American-style,...
 A few years ago when I catered my sister in law's wedding rehearsal dinner, I discovered this type of lamb cut to be an essential part of entertaining on a grand scale. This leg of lamb doesn't look too...
Every now and again, I forget that I can go out and get an amazing cut of halal meat to bring home and make a great steak. In fact, it wasn't too long ago that I basically put it...

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