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  • moroccan lamb with seven vegetables
    Recipe

    Moroccan Lamb and Seven-Vegetable Couscous

    This traditional dish is served as the centerpiece of every festive and celebratory meal in North African communities around the world, from weddings to funerals, for the feast of the…

  • chicken couscous
    Recipe

    Chicken Couscous with Dried Fruit

    Dried fruit and nuts are found in many North African dishes. What I love about this simple yet flavorful dish is that the naturally sweet dried fruits take center stage…

  • seared steak with salsa verde
    Recipe

    Seared Skirt Steak with Garlicky Tequila-Lime Salsa Verde

    This warm butter sauce riffs on both a familiar marinade and the ubiquitous Central American green salsa. The steak is a sponge for the intense flavors of the sauce.

  • Asian fishcakes
    Recipe

    Quick Asian Fishcakes

    Just five ingredients (not counting salt, pepper, and olive oil) pack maximal flavor in these simple fishcakes. The secret weapon is chili jam, a sweet and spicy condiment; Trader Joe’s…

  • Recipe

    Swordfish Brochettes

    The rich but bright marinade on this swordfish would work well with shrimp, scallops, or tuna. Or use them all to make a mixed-seafood brochette.

  • chicken burgers
    Recipe

    Chicken Burgers with Lime, Pepper, and Pickle

    Who knew a burger could taste so light and bright? Lime zest and juice as well as fresh cilantro and red bell pepper brighten this one beautifully. Don’t leave off…

  • Chicken Stuffed Avocados
    Recipe

    Avocado Stuffed with Chicken, Radishes, Feta, and Cilantro

    The ultimate no-cook summer meal, these stuffed avocados are refreshing and light but also deliciously satisfying. Round out the meal with a salad on the side.

  • Seared Salmon with Sea Bean Salad
    Recipe

    Crispy-Skin Salmon with Sea Bean and Daikon Salad

    The crunchy-briny sea beans and mild daikon in this light yet intensely flavored Asian-style salad are a perfect accompaniment to the crisp salmon skin.

  • Green Tomato BBQ Sauce
    Recipe

    Green Tomato BBQ Sauce

    Here’s a great unblended barbecue sauce meant for passing at the table. This is terrific with sticky Korean-style beef short ribs.

  • Taco Slaw
    Recipe

    Taco Slaw

    Whenever I make fajitas or tacos, I find I want a fresh, simple, crunchy way to finish them. This is what I landed on: shredded cabbage and carrot, plus scallions, cilantro…

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