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strawberry hibiscus rose sorbet on fmitk.com

Strawberry Hibiscus Rose Sorbet

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I love going to ethnic grocery stores, buying random things,…
EGBOK Fragrant and Spicy Peanuts on fmitk.com

EGBOK Fragrant and Spicy Peanuts

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The Universe always brings fellow food lovers across my path,…
cilantro lime snap peas recipe on fmitk.com

Lime-Cilantro Sugar Snap Peas

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I ate a pound of snap peas last night. That's it. No protein.…

Mini Rose Apple Pumpkin Pies

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THEEEE most popular recipe here on FMITK is, without a doubt,…
strawberry cornmeal cake recipe on fmitk.com

Strawberry Cornmeal Cake

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I was craving some sweet cornbread the other day, and as…
arzak eggs and crispy roasted greens recipe on fmitk.com

Arzak Eggs and Crispy Roasted Greens

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I don't know if this qualifies as breakfast for dinner. I…

The Best of 2014

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 Here are your favorite recipes of 2014! Thank you…
onion mint kulcha with cucumber lime yogurt recipe on fmitk.com

Onion Mint Kulcha with Cucumber Lime Yogurt

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Straus Family Creamery.…
gluten free rose and cardamom cornmeal cake recipe on fmitk.com

Rose Water and Cardamom Cornmeal Cake

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It's like cornbread and cake had a delicious, floral baby!I…
coconut braised greens recipe on fmitk.com

Spicy Coconut Braised Greens

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As some of you may or may not know, my ethnic background…
adobo long beans (adobong sitaw) recipe on fmitk.com

Adobo Long Beans (Adobong Sitaw)

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Did you know you can "adobo" anything? In Filipino cuisine,…
asparagus gratin recipe on fmitk.com

Asparagus Gratin

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This recipe was a happy little accident. I originally intended…
old fashioned sour cream donuts on fmitk.com

Old Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts : An Exercise in Experimentation

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This post functions as both a recipe and a little behind-the-scenes…
mushroom ragout with goat cheese grit cakes on fmitk.com

Mushroom Ragout with Goat Cheese Grit Cakes

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I've been craving mushrooms A LOT lately, so I coupled my…
spicy crispy brussels sprouts

FMITK's Top 5 Favorite Meatless Monday Meals

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It's Monday again! Here are some of FMITK's favorite meatless…
if i were a poboy: chicken fried mushroom mini poboy on fmitk.com

If I Were a Po'Boy: Chicken-fried Mushroom Po'boy Slider

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Note: This recipe was part of a Beyonce-themed dinner party -…
bao - steamed bun recipe on fmitk.com

Bao! (Steamed Buns)

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My good friend Jamie gave me her tried and true recipe for…
mushroom quinoa and bok choy potstickers on fmitk.com

Mushroom, Quinoa and Bok Choy Potstickers

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Potstickers are a fun way to put stuff you have to use up…
chai spiced pickled grapes and quinoa salad on fmitk.com

Chai-Spiced Pickled Grapes and Quinoa Salad

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I had a big ol' bunch of grapes staring at me and I had no…
aged gouda and apple grilled cheese sandwich on fmitk.com

Aged Gouda and Apple Grilled Cheese

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My wonderful friends at The Cheese Store of San Diego hooked…
smoked fig and blu di bufala crostini recipe on fmitk.com

Smoked Fig and Blu di Bufala Crostini

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My wonderful friends over at The Cheese Store of San Diego…
mini rose apple pie recipe on fmitk.com

Mini Apple Rose Pies

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I'm obsessed with mini things (see: mini cherry lime pies).…
wild mushroom arancini recipe on fmitk.com

Wild Mushroom Arancini

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Yesterday's leftover risotto is today's arancini! Arancini,…
chanterelle mushroom risotto recipe on fmitk.com

Chanterelle Mushroom Risotto

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I recently discovered SpecialtyProduce.com - a San Diego…
baked falafel with yogurt tahini sauce recipe on fmitk.com

Baked or Fried Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

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The best falafel I've ever had was at L'as du Fallafel in…
toum garlic paste recipe on fmitk.com

Toum (Lebanese Garlic Paste)

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Southern Californians may know this as the cracky side of…
strawberry cardamom rhubarb jam recipe on fmitk.com

Strawberry Cardamom Rhubarb Jam

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Strawberries are back in season, thank goodness! Since they…
tabbouleh recipe on FMITK.com

Tabbouleh

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This is one of my favorite quick and easy salads. Whenever…
cherry cornbread muffin recipe on FMITK.com

Sweet Cherry Cornbread Muffins

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I think I've finally perfected my version of a sweet cornbread…
pretzel bread pudding with cardamom cajeta on FMITK.com

Pretzel Bread Pudding with Cardamom Cajeta (Goat Milk Caramel)

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You know how I feel about pretzels (case and points 1, 2…
Vanilla Bean and Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes on FMITK.com

Vanilla Bean and Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes

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I know... vanilla beans in mashed potatoes, Holly? Really?Really,…
vegan avocado ice cream at FMITK.com

Vegan Avocado Ice Cream

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I LOVE avocado ice cream - it's easy to find at Filipino…
brussels sprout, lemon and egg pizza recipe from FMITK

Trader Joe’s Hack: Brussels Sprouts, Lemon and Egg Pizza Margherita

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One of my favorite quick meals is to hack a Trader Joe's…
Bake at 350F for 30 minutes.

Swiss Chard, Mushroom and Lemon Lasagna

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My old neighbors Nicole and Sean have a fabulous new home…
kaya toast on FMITK

Kaya Toast

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I first had this delicious Singaporean snack food at Susan…
dark chocolate truffle cakes on FMITK

Dark Chocolate Truffle Cakes

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My dear sweet friend Janine just had a baby girl named Georgia.…
pretzel rolls on FMITK

Pretzel Rolls

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Oh, more pretzel things? Listen. I would pretzel everything…
red wine poached pears in puff pastry from FMITK

Red Wine Poached Pears in Puff Pastry

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This is a super easy and quite impressive dessert!The hardest…
vegan smoked corn and red quinoa salad from FMITK

Smoked Corn, Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

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My dear friends Gill Sotu and Jerrica Escoto had a book release…
farro and roasted broccolini salad

Roasted Broccolini and Farro Salad with Almond Gremolata

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This was inspired by a little antipasti I had at Piccino…
quinoa veggie burger

Quinoa Veggie Burger

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Burger Lounge makes THEE BEST veggie burger I've ever had,…
caramelized onions

Caramelized Onions

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Even the raw onion hater has a soft spot for a good caramelized…
pumpkin and swiss chard lasagna with homemade saffron noodles and truffled ricotta

Pumpkin and Swiss Chard Lasagna with Saffron Noodles and Fresh Truffled Ricotta

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First of all, I'm not even gonna front and pretend this recipe…
pink peppercorn ice cream

Pink Peppercorn Ice Cream

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I woke up one morning with this idea in my head for a pink…

Fresh Saffron Pasta

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I don't know why fresh pasta seems so intimidating, but it's…
homemade truffled ricotta cheese

Homemade Truffled Ricotta Cheese

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This is TOO easy to not try at least once. And who doesn't…
green tea and sour cherry rice krispie treats

Green Tea and Sour Cherry Rice Krispie Treats

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I love experimenting with different flavor combinations,…
spicy crispy brussels sprouts

Spicy Crispy Brussels Sprouts

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If you don't like brussels sprouts, it's 'cause you ain't…
avgolemono soup

Avgolemono Soup (Greek Egg and Lemon Soup)

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Quick and easy soup-for-dinner time!I always love ordering…

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats

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My friend Chelsea said "do you want to try these brown butter…
mushroom and spinach lasagna

Meatless Monday: Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

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FMITK has hopped on to the Meatless Monday bandwagon! Yay…
brownie thins with preserved lemons

FMITK x Pigment: Ginger Brownie Thins with Preserved Lemon

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To me, the best part of a brownie is that thin crispy layer…
spinach and coconut milk soup

Spicy Spinach and Coconut Milk Soup

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  This is my favorite quick, easy and super…
goat cheese ricotta crostata with tomato vanilla jam

Fresh Goat Cheese and Ricotta Crostata with Vanilla Tomato Jam

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I went into Pigment a few weeks ago and someone told me about…
saffron and cardamom pumpkin cheesecake

Saffron and Cardamom (inside of a) Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Disclaimer: There is no pumpkin in the actual cheesecake…
dark chocolate cherry scones

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cream Scones

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I woke up this morning and thought to myself "self... you're…
spinachfetahummus

Humpday Hummus: Spinach and Feta Edition

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If you still pay for hummus I feel bad for you son I got…

Humpday Hummus: Kalamata Olive Edition

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Happy Humpday!I love this commercial, btw.  Every time…

Humpday Hummus: Edamame Wasabi Edition

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Happy Humpday! You know what that means... hummustimes! This…
sweetpotatohummus9

Sweet Potato and Chipotle Hummus

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Right after I made the spicy avocado and cilantro hummus…
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Spicy Avocado Cilantro Hummus

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I stole some of Mikee's hummus at work today and thought…

Shirataki (a.k.a. "Miracle Noodles") Pad Thai

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This is my first attempt at cooking with shirataki noodles…