Grilling is one of my favorite ways to cook and I extend the grilling season for as long as I can...
My mother is famous for this salad, which she makes year-round for parties. It is the centerpiece of our annual Memorial Day picnic -- perfect for long holiday weekends like Labor Day, too!
Traditional Brooklyn-style cheesecake is indulgent but so heavy and rich. Blending the cream cheese filling with labneh, a super-thick yogurt product, lightens the batter and gives it a nice tang without losing any of that creamy decadence. This recipe is in the Nutty chapter of Flavors of the Sun.
When I started this book project in 2017 I expected it to take a year. We're now in 2021 so you do the math. This book is truly a labor of love. From its inception to now, this magical collaboration has finally come to life for me. Growing up with all of these amazing ingredients at our store, I am thrilled to get the chance to share the many recipes and tips I have learned along the way.