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Sweet Socca with Strawberries

Sweet Socca with Strawberries

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30-35 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Socca is a crisp flatbread made of chickpea flour that’s popular in Nice, France. It’s usually savory and…

Chunky Chickpea Salad

Chunky Chickpea Salad

Prep time: 15 minutes + 1 hour chilling
Cook time: None
Yield: 3-4 servings, as a side dish

At least once a week, I mash chickpeas with some chopped herbs and a few glugs of high-quality…

Double Black Hummus

Double Black Hummus

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 6-8 generous servings

Each week, I make several batches of this silky homemade hummus to enjoy with carrot sticks at lunchtime…

Black Bean Fudgies

Black Bean Fudgies

Prep time: 15–20 minutes
Cook time: 25–30 minutes
Yield: 16 generous servings or 32 two-bite treats

For those who eat kitniyot, these are a more nutritious spin on kosher-for-Passover brownies. They can be made…

Yemenite Chicken Soup

Yemenite Chicken Soup

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1½ hours
Yield: 4-6 servings

This is a traditional Yemenite soup that was a daily item on the menu when I was growing…

<em>Hilba</em> (Fenugreek Relish)

Hilba (Fenugreek Relish)

Prep time: 15 min. + 1½ hours soaking
Cook time: None
Yield: About 1 cup

Hilba (or hilbeh) is the Yemeni Arabic word for fenugreek as well as for the traditional spicy relish…

Evie’s Tzimmes with a Twist

Evie’s Tzimmes with a Twist

Prep time: 30–45 minutes
Cook time: About 3 hours (mostly hands off)
Yield: 12+ as an appetizer or side dish

My mother, Evelyn (Grandma Evie or Grandma E to her grandchildren), made a great tzimmes. As a child…

Cuban Yuca with Garlic Mojo Marinade

Cuban Yuca with Garlic Mojo Marinade

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 25-35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings as a side dish

My godfather is Cuban, and he often makes yuca dishes, including my favorite Yuca with Garlic Mojo Marinade.…

Cauliflower Hummus

Cauliflower Hummus

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: 1½–2 cups

Hummus has become a staple in our diets and is perhaps one of the hardest foods to give…