Lifting the Lid on Tasty Tagine

As the sultry days of summer give way to the dusky chill of fall, thoughts naturally turn to warming dishes such as stews and casseroles. The tagine, a hearty Moroccan dish, deliciously fits the bill. Tender, fragrant, sweet and savory; it is the epitome of comfort food.
Along the Mediterranean coast lies a stretch of mountains and desert known as the Rif, which is Arabic for “Edge of the cultivated land.” [...]