extra virgin olive oil


20 Ingredients To Always Have On Hand

"Elana’s approach is simple – with the right ingredients, love, and a little...

5 Healthy Italian Garden Vegetable Side Dishes

recipes to give you freedom in the kitchen

7 Olive Oils That I Love

Elana's list of the top 7 olive oils for cooking and drizzling.

Celery Root Purée

The heart of homemade. And trust me, it is easy.

Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Prunes

The food of the Middle Eastern Mammas oozes with love.

Cooking Tips | How To Use and Choose Salt

The value of salt - really! - and how to cook with it.

Crispy Tlayudas

with Un-Fried Coconut Black Beans and Elana’s Simple Guacamole

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is a true gift of the Greek and Roman...

Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Rosemary Balsamic Vinegar

a.k.a. Oy Veh, A Vegan Salad. I could eat this every day.

Green Salad with Tuna and Feta

a.k.a. Chef Jeff Salad. Necessity is the mother of all invention.

Grilled Swordfish with Lemon and Oregano

a.k.a. Edo’s Mother’s Swordfish. Two minutes prep.

Heirloom Caprese Salad

The right way to make a caprese salad.

How To Choose an Olive Oil

How to choose a good quality extra virgin olive oil for cooking good...

How to Choose an Olive Oil

A common question I receive in my cooking classes is which olive oil...

Juicy Spiced Chicken with Hazelnuts, Honey and Rose Water

Adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi's recipe, a perfect Shabbat recipe, Sunday family dinner, or...

Little Italian Potato Sticks with Rosemary and Thyme

These un-fried, un-French potatoes are lovingly named after the peninsula that has always...

Lucky Lentil Soup

At the stroke of midnight Italians partake in a time-honored tradition to reign...