NORWEGIAN MEATBALLS: - Recipes at Penzeys Spices ~ Cardamom is the main flavor that defines a "Norwegian" meatball. The recipe calls for 1-2 tsp., and cardamom has a lot of flavor, so you may want to start with half a teaspoon if you haven't used it before.
NYT Cooking: What distinguishes this summer salad are all the fresh herbs and the sumac and red pepper used to season it. You can buy these spices at Middle Eastern markets or from online retailers like Penzey’s. The recipe is adapted from one in “The Little Foods of the Mediterranean,” by Clifford A. Wright.