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pecan pear cake with maple glazeIsraeli KitchenPhoto: Sarah F. Berkowitz

Pecan pear cake with maple glaze

The perfect cake for fall with seasonal pears and an earthy, sweet topping.

Culinary News

Cafés are central to the cultural life of many cities around the world.

These 6 cities have mastered café culture

If you love coffee, put these destinations on your must-visit list.

dessert collage

8 holiday-friendly desserts that'll have your guests begging for seconds

Keep these recipes in mind when it's time to prepare your feast.

Thanksgiving spread

These Mediterranean side dishes will dazzle your holiday guests

Sides are the true stars in creating the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.

A view of the Tel Aviv skyline at sunset shows why this Mediterranean locale is dubbed "The White City."

What's the best city in the world to be a vegetarian?

Every day is Meatless Monday in this sophisticated Mediterranean metropolis.

The new "Zahav" cookbook features a lot of different dishes, including a variety of Mediterranean salads.

Cook like an expert: Award-winning Philadelphia chef offers up secrets to his mouth-watering dishes

Michael Solomonov’s new cookbook showcases recipes from his popular Mediterranean-themed restaurant.

Fall farmer's market

The best of autumn’s bounty at farmers markets this fall

From warm soups to spicy dishes, here is a selection of fruit and vegetables to celebrate the fall season.

pumpkin martini

Shaken, not stirred: 5 unusual martinis add a twist to cocktail hour

There's a martini to suit every taste, and some of them look downright gorgeous. The pleasure is all yours.

A scrumptious dinner sounds delicious to us.

Menu madness: Could this be the best dinner ever?

World's best chefs about to land in this international city for month-long project.

vegetarian tacos with cheese

No kitchen required: Surprising healthy meals you can make for under $5

Great if you're traveling or just aren't too into cooking.

Persian rice recipe

Exclusive: 'Best Chef in the South' shares a favorite recipe

Head chef at Shaya in New Orleans has a challenge for ambitious novice cooks.

Syrah grapes

Can you name these wine regions?

Put your knowledge of the world's great wine producing regions to the test.

salad with pomegranate seeds, grapes and kale.

6 meals that’ll turn your table into a fall color palette

Conjure all of fall's beauty, warmth and brilliant color simply by changing up your menu.


Pomegranates: The jewels of the farmers market

This tasty fruit lures in shoppers with its beautiful color and host of health benefits.

Popular menu items at the Shaya restaurant include avocado toast, hummus, lamb ragu and Louisiana shrimp shakshouka.

And the best new restaurant in America is …

Esquire sings the praises of a beloved Mediterranean eatery in the heart of the Big Easy.

Espresso cupcake with caramelized banana, peanut is one of Ron Ben-Israel's favorite dessert ideas.

Ghoulishly good Halloween dessert ideas

Celebrity pastry chef Ron Ben-Israel reveals his favorite creepy confections and baked creations.