Crispy Grain Salad with Peas and Mint

Flash-frying steamed quinoa and millet accentuates the nutty flavor of both grains and adds a satisfying crunch to this spring salad. Spread grains on a…

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Everything you love about the Mediterranean salad—salty feta, briny olives, juicy tomatoes, and crisp cucumbers—but heartier, thanks to the addition of nutty quinoa. Heat a…

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Date-Filled Shortbread Cookies (Ma’amoul)

Some say ma'amoul, a popular Middle Eastern cookie stuffed with date puree, is a reminder that at the end of the fasting period, there's a…

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Watercolor Easter Bunny Cookies

Sugar-cookie "rabbits" and "carrots" are frosted with royal icing and painted with a bright mixture of luster dust and water for these festive treats. Hand…

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Dark Chocolate-Walnut Date Bar

No-bake, vegan, gluten-free—this decadent dessert has a lot going for it. Dark chocolate is layered with a crunchy-chewy mixture of walnuts, dates, and peanut butter…

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Russian Gingerbread Cookies (Pryaniki)

Russian for "well-spiced," pryaniki are made with an irresistible combination of honey, brown sugar, and gingerbread spices. The cookies are filled with luscious plum jam…

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Martha’s Kolaches

A bakery classic in Eastern Europe, these lip-smacking treats combine a sweet yeast-based dough with a jam filling and a sugary glaze. They're usually shaped…

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Asparagus with Almonds, Goat Cheese, and Basil

A creamy mustard-and-lemon dressing emulsified with a soft-boiled egg yolk takes this asparagus salad over the top. Dressing: Place egg in a small saucepan; cover…

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