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Ahi Steak With Orange Honey Glaze

Ahi Steak With Orange Honey Glaze

Seared Ahi is one of those incredibly simple dishes I don’t see very often anymore. Ahi, being the Hawaiian name for Yellowfin Tuna, is a thick rich fish perfect for searing just like you would a beef steak. In fact, if you were so inclined, 

Basil Cocktail

Basil Cocktail

Basil in a cocktail? What is this world coming to. Hear me out though, it may not be normal, but it definitely makes for a unique cocktail that people aren’t soon to forget. The combination of Basil, Citrus, and Tropical flavors make this Basil cocktail 

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Oh the Sheet Pan. Such a versatile tool which basically amounts to a flat piece of metal. The perfect thing about the sheet pan is the ability to make large amounts of something all at once. In this case, it’s a simple Roasted Eggplant dish. 

Cable Car

Cable Car

The Cable Car is a fairly new cocktail on the scene, having been created in 1996 by Tony Abou-Ganim. It is a slight variation of The Sidecar, mainly changing out the Brandy for Spiced Rum. The best part about this drink, in my opinion, is 

Gorgonzola Sauce

Gorgonzola Sauce

Gorgonzola Sauce is a quick recipe that makes a perfect sauce for Gnocchi, or even as a dip for Crudité (veggie sticks). You can even whip it instead of cooking it to make my Iceberg Wedge With Bacon Blue Cheese Dressing. I’m a big fan 

Whipped Dal

Whipped Dal

Jump To Recipe Whipped Dal is a fun twist on a traditional Indian stew made primarily of lentils. Normally it is served hot, right from the pan, but in this version it makes a perfect dip to go with vegetables or crackers. While there is 

Scrambled Eggs with Lox (The NY Scramble)

Scrambled Eggs with Lox (The NY Scramble)

The NY Scramble (Lox Scrambled Eggs) is one of my favorite breakfast dishes to make. It is quick and simple with just a few ingredients, but can be scaled up to serve any number of people. It is an extremely rich and flavorful dish, perfect 

Malbaroni

Malbaroni

Malbaroni is a custom cocktail created at my favorite bar where I live. It is perfect on a warm summers afternoon relaxing with friends. While it has a lot of ingredients, it could be a special parties cocktail as that make a night all the 

Georgian Bread (Lavash/Pita)

Georgian Bread (Lavash/Pita)

Georgian Bread, also called Lavash or Pita, is a delicious aromatic bread with a crisp crust and a soft chewy center. Traditionally it is cooked in a circular brick oven and the raw dough is slapped on the sides of it and allowed to bake. 

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Shakshuka. Originally from Tunisia, this dish is now especially popular in Israel. In fact, the first time I had ever even had this dish was at Dr. Shakshuka on my first trip to Israel about 7 years ago. I’ve been making it for breakfast now