recipes & resources

photo by Aya Brackett

For the sake of ease and simplicity, I have compiled a list of all of the recipes that appear on this blog, and all of my recipes that appear elsewhere on the internet, as well.  Take a look and get cooking!

Samin's Kitchen Recommendations

Recipes & Techniques
A Guide to the Knives You (Actually) Need
How to Shop for Olive Oil
Bean Resources

Basic Chicken Stock
Rice & Beans
Pasta with Long-Cooked Broccoli
Frittata di Spaghetti
Simple Cabbage Slaw
Fresh Little Pickles
Basic Handmade Pasta

Marion's Raised Waffles (my favorite)
Olive Oil & Sea Salt Granola
Marion's Classic Waffles & Brown Sugar Butter

Baking & Sweets
Aaron's All-Butter Pie Dough
Dorie Greenspan's Pecan Pie
Heirloom Squash and Sage Pie
Skillet Cornbread
Marion's Sticky Buns
David Lebovitz's Rich, Salty Chocolate Sauce
Flo Braker's Buttermilk Cake
Homemade Marshmallows
Moira's Caramel Brownies
Mary's Caramel Corn
Pierre Herme's Chocolate-Caramel Truffles
Alice Medrich's Dried Fruit & Nut Cake

Persian Recipes
Gaz: Persian Nougat
Kuku Sabzi: Greens & Herb Frittata (Bi-Rite)
Cali-Persian Menu (Bon Appetit)

Seasonal Flavors
Summer Paella
Roasted Vegetables in Agrodolce
Green Garlic and Herb Loaf
Wild Nettle Lasagna How-To
Proven├žal Vegetable Tian
Long-Cooked Green Beans
Oven-Dried Tomatoes
Mixed Chicories with Persimmons (Martha Stewart)
Dungeness Crab Salad (Martha Stewart)
Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna (Martha Stewart)
Charlie's Prune and Sausage Stuffing (Martha Stewart)
Greens with Garlic and Chilies (Martha Stewart)

Salsas and Sauces
Fried Sage Salsa Verde
Cherry and Spring Onion Salsa (NYT)
Cranberry Sauce Two Ways
Giblet Gravy (Martha Stewart)

Braised Goat Shoulder Rubbed with Spanish Spices (NYT)
Buttermilk Marinated Roast Chicken (7x7)
Spatchcocked Turkey with Herbs and Butter
Panino Bollito al Nerbone (Hungry Ghost Food + Travel)
Tuscan Style Turkey alla Porchetta (Martha Stewart)

For Sipping
Vin d'Orange

Pickles & Preserves
Blackberry Jam
Plum Jam
Pickled Lemon Cucumbers
Dilled Green Beans
Pickled Carrots

General Cooking Tips
Thanksgiving Basics: General Tips
Thanksgiving Basics: Working Ahead

Recommended Reading
Good and Cheap: A Snap Cookbook by Leanne Brown
An Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler
The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison
The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters
A Platter of Figs by David Tanis
The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater
Keys to Good Cooking by Harold McGee
The Zuni Cafe Cookbook by Judy Rodgers
A Girl and Her Pig by April Bloomfield
Sunday Suppers at Lucques by Suzanne Goin
Twelve Recipes by Cal Peternell

Baking & Pastry
The Simple Art of Perfect Baking by Flo Braker
Pure Dessert by Alice Medrich
The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz
Josey Baker Bread by Josey Baker
Tartine by Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson
Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson

Foods from Around the World
Japanese Farm Food by Nancy Singleton Hachisu
My Bombay Kitchen by Niloufer Ichaporia King
Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan
The Essential Cuisines of Mexico by Diana Kennedy
Gran Cocina Latina by Maricel Presilla
Thai Food by David Thompson
Pok Pok by Andy Ricker and JJ Goode
Momofuku by David Chang
Seven Fires by Francis Mallman
Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi


  1. Hi Samin! Chris Engel (Jeff's mom) wants to know where to find the fields of plenty
    recipe for hominy, black eyed peas and smoked brisket!

    1. Hi Chris! I'll ask Tina if she has a recipe! xoxo