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Spiced Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Pita and Yogurt

Whether you spell it kefta or köfte or kufte or some other variation, you can find versions of these lamb or beef meatballs throughout the Middle East. The seasoning mixture here is simple, with spices...

Author: Kristin Donnelly

Zucchini Dill Pickles

Author: Kevin West

Homemade Montreal Steak Seasoning

Why buy this classic steak rub when you can make it yourself? Inspired by the flavors of pastrami, this rub is good on more than just steaks-try rubbing it on chicken, salmon, or even broccoli before grilling...

Author: Anna Stockwell

Corned Beef with Crispy Roasted Potatoes and Cabbage

This updated take on the classic corned beef dinner features extra-crispy roasted cabbage and potato wedges instead of boiled. Serve it drizzled in a dill vinaigrette bursting with all the spices used...

Author: Anna Stockwell

Grilled Moroccan Spiced Pork Tenderloin

Butterflied pork tenderloin is rubbed with a flurry of heady spices like cumin, coriander, and cinnamon before being grilled to quick perfection in this easy dinner recipe.

Author: Grace Parisi

Roasted Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup

There are some flavors that beg to be paired, and sweet potatoes and ginger are in that category. This smooth, puréed soup is rich and comforting, ideal for fall evenings.

Author: Art Smith

Cider Brined, Mustard Glazed Pork Loin

Try this fresh alternative to holiday ham for your next festive gathering or Sunday supper. With an apple cider brine and maple-mustard glaze, this pork loin has all the flavors of a classic ham wrapped...

Author: Rhoda Boone

Classic Chicken Pho (Phở Gà)

Easier to make than the beef version, chicken pho requires fewer ingredients and takes less finesse for superlative results.

Author: Andrea Nguyen

Thai Muslim Style Grilled Chicken

This saffron-based Thai grilled chicken recipe is inspired by the grilled chicken served at Jeerapan, a 77-year-old restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.

Author: Leela Punyaratabandhu

Jalapeño Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

Along with adding some extra smoky-char flavor to the dish, grilling the jalapeños mellows their spiciness. If you want to up the heat, just leave them raw.

Author: Claire Saffitz

Zhoug (Spicy Herb Sauce)

Zhoug is a spicy herb sauce of Yemenite origin that you find in Syria and Israel. It's often the go-to condiment for falafel and is eaten with bread for those who want heat with every bite. It's a must...

Author: Ana Sortun

Blender Chermoula Sauce

Made with fresh herbs, garlic, lemon, and warm spices, this Moroccan chermoula sauce makes a great marinade and finishing sauce for grilled steak and seafood.

Spiced Marinated Lamb Chops with Garlicky Yogurt

These quick-cooking lamb chops make dinner feel instantly fancy.

Author: Alison Roman

Seared Halibut with Coriander & Carrots

{flirt with flavor} Season after season, I continue to be captured by the multicolored array of carrots that can be found at the farmers' market in all shapes and sizes, and am always looking for new ways...

Author: Sarah Copeland

Somali Beef Stew with Spiced Rice (Bariis Maraq)

This classic Somali stew is great for a crowd and packs a big flavor punch, thanks to the xawaash spice mix, a classic Somali spice blend, which lends a warm, peppery flavor. Add any leftover spice mix...

Author: Hawa Hassan

Yogurt Braised Chicken Legs With Garlic and Ginger

Chicken legs are seared until golden-brown and then slowly braised in yogurt spiked with garlic, ginger, and lots of spices until falling-off-the-bone tender. Serve with naan or another flatbread for dipping...

Author: Claire Saffitz

Tandoori Spice Blend

An easy Tandoori Spice Blend recipe

Weeknight Tandoori Chicken

I almost never think to cook Indian food for some reason, but we received tandoori chicken in a Blue Apron box once and it turned out to be really good (love how those boxes help us branch out on occasion)!...

Author: Lisa Leake

Pickled Shrimp

Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less but may require additional unattended time.

Grilled Charmoula Lamb Chops

Charmoula is a fragrant, spicy Moroccan marinade and sauce often used with fish and seafood.

Hawaij

There's a history lesson in this spice blend: Yemen and India were stops on the ancient trade route, so this turmeric-based mix bears a resemblance to some Indian masalas.

Herby Chicken Kofta Meatballs

This big batch of meatballs is inspired by kofta, the flavor-packed ground meat patties popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Stash them in your freezer so you always have the building blocks...

Author: David Tamarkin

Skillet Chicken and Zucchini Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

A recipe for quick-cooking chicken and zucchini enchiladas.

Author: Rhoda Boone

Thai Red Curry Paste

If you're short on time for this Thai Red Curry Paste, you can substitute bottled red curry paste (we recommend Mae Ploy brand) for homemade, but the flavor will not be as nuanced.

Slow Roast Spiced Lamb Shoulder with Sumac Onions

At Maydan the lamb shoulder is cooked sous vide until meltingly tender and then finished in the hearth until crisp and golden brown. We adapted their recipe for the oven to similar effect.

Grilled Chicken Skewers With Toum (Shish Taouk)

Toum, an intense garlic sauce usually paired with shawarma, is used as both a marinade and a condiment in this chicken dish.

Author: Kamal Mouzawak

Chicken Boti Kebabs

These grilled chicken boti kebabs are infused with spices and marinated in yogurt. They're served with naan in Pakistan, I like a brioche hot dog bun.

Author: Shayma O. Saadat

Asparagus Soup with Lemon Crème Fraîche

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Tabil Spice Blend

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Shawarma Spiced Tofu Pita Wraps

Squeezing the tofu to get rid of as much water as possible primes it to soak up oil, spices, and, in a word, flavor.

Author: Chris Morocco

Persian Spice Mix

Also known as advieh, this aromatic blend comes from Persian cuisine. It's fragrant, a little sweet, and gently warming. It is delicious mixed with sugar and sprinkled over baked goods, donuts, and rice...

Author: Ana Sortun

Coconut Creamed Greens

Pairing earthy, hardy leafy greens with cooling coconut milk, a hot chile, and spices gives this side dish a full range of bitter, sweet, and tingling flavors.

Author: Andy Baraghani

Strawberry and Basil Cornmeal Shortcakes With Vanilla Whipped Cream

These strawberry shortcakes have a touch of fresh basil and some cornmeal to the shortcake for texture. Or make them with blueberries and coriander.

Author: Irvin Lin

Spiced Lamb Burger

As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie that's unlike any burger you've ever had.

Author: Anissa Helou

Coffee Rubbed Steak

This rub works on just about any cut (in fact, it's served on filet mignon at Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill), and the pan-to-oven method is foolproof.

Lamb Fry

This simple lamb stir-fry is a Kerala specialty. It makes a nice light meal when paired with rava dosa or fried puri-or serve it with dhal, chutney, and rice.

Author: Maya Kaimal

Lentil Soup with Wheat Berries and Kale

This is the ultimate "nothing in the house to eat" dinner that just happens to be vegetarian and extremely nourishing. If you have homemade chicken or vegetable stock on hand, don't hesitate to use it...

Author: Carla Lalli Music

Indian Shrimp Curry

Author: Ian Knauer

Shrimp Poached in Coconut Milk With Fresh Herbs (Yerra Moolee)

In this dish from Kerala, fresh juicy shrimps are gently poached in herb-laced coconut milk. The spicing here is kept very subtle, so that the natural flavors of the shrimp and the coconut milk can be...

Author: Julie Sahni

Marinated Goat Cheese with Herbs and Spices

Looking for a throw-together app that seems way fancier than it is? Look no further than this gussied-up goat cheese situation.

Author: Alon Shaya

Roasted Cabbage Steaks With Crispy Chickpeas and Herby Croutons

It's time we gave cabbage its place in the roasted vegetable hall of fame. When roasted at high temperature, humble cabbage becomes sweet and incredibly satisfying. Wide cabbage 'steaks' create an irresistible...

Author: Hetty McKinnon