About Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan is the host of Jewish Cooking in American with Joan Nathan on PBS and a regular contributor to the New York Times and Food Arts magazine. She’s also the author of nearly a dozen cookbooks, including Jewish Cooking in America, which won both the James Beard Award for the best American cookbook and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook of the Year Award in 1994. She has appeared on the TODAY show, Good Morning America, The Martha Stewart Show, and NPR. Born in Providence, RI, Nathan now splits her time between Washington, D.C. and Martha’s Vineyard with her husband. @joan_nathan

Pieces of chicken Marbella, topped with plums and herbs, with olives scattered around, on a white platter.

Chicken Marbella

One of the Silver Palate’s most cherished recipes, this has been a mainstay in the dinner rotation of home cooks for decades. Perhaps it’s time you give it a try.