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MOROCCAN MEATBALLS

MOROCCAN MEATBALLS

SERVES 6 to 8 Morocco has long been on my list of must-visit countries. Twisting alleys, markets crowded with vendors, scampering trained monkeys… I need to see it all. The country sits in the northwestern corner of Africa, and the influence of Arab and Moorish...
THE BEST CHICKEN YOU WILL EVER EAT

THE BEST CHICKEN YOU WILL EVER EAT

SERVES 6 to 12 art The grill is not always kind to our lean, reliable friend, the skinless, boneless breast. But this recipe unlocks the secrets of juicy, flavorful meat with minimal work. Infused with zing from a relatively quick brining and coated in a fragrant...
WALDORF TUNA SALAD

WALDORF TUNA SALAD

SERVES 2 When we made Waldorf Salad in sixth grade, I declined to eat it. To my 8-year-old mind, the original Waldorf salad, created at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, sounded both gross (apples and mayo?!) and romantic (a glittery hotel in Manhattan!). But now, I...
CINNAMON BEEF STEW WITH ORANGE GREMOLATA

CINNAMON BEEF STEW WITH ORANGE GREMOLATA

SERVES 6 to 10 Stews are lovely because, while they simmer, I forget that I’m the one who made them. When it’s time to sit down and eat, I feel as if someone else cooked for me. What a treat! In this flavorful stew, the cinnamon and herbs create a mellow, earthy gravy...
PAD THAI

PAD THAI

SERVES 2 Sometimes you just want a pile of something spicy, creamy, and comfortable, like Pad Thai. But the original dish uses rice noodles (fail), soy sauce (fail), peanuts (fail), and sugar (fail) to create the delicate Thai balance of sour, sweet, and salty. This...