Ingredients: 1 pound lean beef (or lamb) stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes, seasoned with salt and pepper, tossed in flour 4 tablespoons olive oil (or unsalted butter) 1 14.5-oz. can crushed tomatoes 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup yellow[...]

Ingredients: 5 cups loosely packed green leaf lettuce, spinach or arugula, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 cups cherry or heirloom tomatoes, halved 1 cup finely diced cucumber, seeded 1 cup garbanzo beans, washed and drained 1 cup finely[...]

Ingredients: 5 large carrots, washed and trimmed, cut into 1/4-inch slices (or 3 or 4 cups packaged shredded carrots) 1 1/2 cups finely chopped flat-leaf parsley, sprigs removed 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half 1 (15-ounce)[...]

Ingredients: 5 cups fresh spinach, washed, drained, torn into pieces 4 tablespoons olive oil (or unsalted butter) 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/2 pound spiral, bow tie, or small shell pasta (or carrot, squash or zucchini noodles) 1[...]

Ingredients: 1 large onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 large carrots (or 1 1/2 cups of baby carrots), peeled and diced into pieces 2 medium zucchini, sliced in rounds 2 medium yellow squash, sliced in rounds 1 each medium yellow and[...]

Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks) 2 1/2 cups sugar 5 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup sour[...]

Ingredients: 4 large cucumbers, peeled and seeded 1 quart plain Armenian or Greek yogurt 1 medium onion, finely minced or sliced thinly 2-3 cloves garlic, finely grated 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped chives (or scallions) 2[...]

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, about 2 pounds 3/4 pound lamb stew meat ( shoulder) cut into 1-inch cubes* 1 3/4 cup canned garbanzo beans, washed and drained 1 large onion, diced or sliced 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium zucchini, cut[...]

Ingredients: 1 cup white rice (long-grain, basmati or jasmine) 1 medium eggplant, cut in 1″ cubes 1 large onion, chopped 3-4 tablespoons olive oil 2-3 large cloves garlic, minced 1 medium green or red bell pepper, seeded, chopped 1[...]

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups finely chopped apples, peeled, tossed with 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1[...]

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower, chopped into medium pieces 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup olive oil (to taste) 2 tablespoons tomato paste Salt, black pepper, paprika, dried basil, thyme, crushed red[...]