Smoked Jerk Chicken Wings (and a DIY Stovetop Smoker!)

  This DIY smoker uses Reynolds Wrap to keep flavors…
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Lamb Dumplings in Spicy Chili Sauce

Hi, my name is Holly and I'm obsessed with Din Tai Fung,…
Lily Marston and Joslyn Davis on Cheat Day

FMITK x Cheat Day: Grammy Edition

 I had the pleasuriest pleasure to work with Lily and Joslyn…

FMITK x AllRecipes: Mini Twice Baked Potatoes!

Hi Friends of FMITK! Need a cute holiday appetizer idea?…
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EGBOK Fragrant and Spicy Peanuts

The Universe always brings fellow food lovers across my path,…
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Larb Lettuce Cups

Larb is one of my faaaavorite dishes! It's Laotian in origin,…
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Spinach and Andouille Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I've been trying to eat a bit healthier - which has actually…
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Twice-Baked Cajun Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes

If you've never had a twice-baked potato, it's basically…
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Adobo Sticky Wings

I looooove chicken adobo, and wanted to create a snacky version…

The Best of 2014

 Here are your favorite recipes of 2014! Thank you…
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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

This is one of those "no recipe" recipes. Sorry, not sorry.…
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Mushroom Ragout with Goat Cheese Grit Cakes

I've been craving mushrooms A LOT lately, so I coupled my…
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Drunk in Rub: Whiskey-brined Smoked Chicken Wings

Note: This recipe was part of a Beyonce-themed dinner party…
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Bao! (Steamed Buns)

My good friend Jamie gave me her tried and true recipe for…
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Mushroom, Quinoa and Bok Choy Potstickers

Potstickers are a fun way to put stuff you have to use up…
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Chai-Spiced Pickled Grapes and Quinoa Salad

I had a big ol' bunch of grapes staring at me and I had no…
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Moroccan Turkey Meatballs with Green Chutney and Tahini Yogurt Sauce

So, I know this recipe uses a whole bunch of spices. I'm…
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Smoked Fig and Blu di Bufala Crostini

My wonderful friends over at The Cheese Store of San Diego…
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Kelaguen Mannok (Chamorro-style Chicken Salad) with Red Rice

a.k.a. "What am I going to do with all of this leftover chicken?!?!"Kelaguen…
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Wild Mushroom Arancini

Yesterday's leftover risotto is today's arancini! Arancini,…
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Salmon Lemon Maki Roll

Funny story.The first time I made sushi was at a "singles"…
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Chanterelle Mushroom Risotto

I recently discovered - a San Diego…
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Baked or Fried Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

The best falafel I've ever had was at L'as du Fallafel in…
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Toum (Lebanese Garlic Paste)

Southern Californians may know this as the cracky side of…
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This is one of my favorite quick and easy salads. Whenever…
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Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté

I've thoroughly preached the gospel of the Camerons Stovetop…
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Kaya Toast

I first had this delicious Singaporean snack food at Susan…
vegan smoked corn and red quinoa salad from FMITK

Smoked Corn, Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

My dear friends Gill Sotu and Jerrica Escoto had a book release…
langostino cornbread

Langostino Cornbread

My very good friend Kevan sent me a recipe for crawfish…
candied jalapenos

Candied Jalapenos

If you've ever looked through my recipes, you'll see that…
caramelized onions

Caramelized Onions

Even the raw onion hater has a soft spot for a good caramelized…
homemade truffled ricotta cheese

Homemade Truffled Ricotta Cheese

This is TOO easy to not try at least once. And who doesn't…
avgolemono soup

Avgolemono Soup (Greek Egg and Lemon Soup)

Quick and easy soup-for-dinner time!I always love ordering…
crab cakes garlic aioli roasted cherry tomatoes

Crab Cakes with Garlic Aioli and Roasted Tomato and Arugula Salad

Sometimes I invite friends over to my house for dinnertimes…
spinach and coconut milk soup

Spicy Spinach and Coconut Milk Soup

  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

I went into Pigment a few weeks ago and someone told me about…

Tomato Bisque

Guest blogger Mikee Catacutan is blessing us with his Tomato…
pao de queijo

Pão de Queijo (Brazillian Cheese Bread)

MAKE THIS RIGHT NOW.But really... now.I had these…
fried shrimp and kimchi grits

Fried Shrimp and Kimchi Grits

I'm still obsessed with all things Slap Ya Mama ever since…

Humpday Hummus: Spinach and Feta Edition

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

Gorgonzola and Scallion Biscuits with Tomato Gravy

My coworker brought me a bunch of lovely, delicious, end-of-summer…

Humpday Hummus: Kalamata Olive Edition

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

Uovo da Raviolo (a.k.a. Runny Yolk Ravioli) with Sage Brown Butter

You know how I feel about runny yolks. #eggslutI finally…

Humpday Hummus: Edamame Wasabi Edition

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

Sweet Potato and Chipotle Hummus

Right after I made the spicy avocado and cilantro hummus…

Spicy Avocado Cilantro Hummus

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

Shrimp Shumai

I love me some dim sum times! I've made wontons and soup dumplings…

Chicken Liver Pâté

So, Bread & Cie has this delicious ficelle bread. It reminds…

Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates

That's a mouthful of a title for a recipe with only 3 ingredients...…

Easy Spanish Tapa - Pintxos Chomin

We had a "International Potuck" day at the office. Everyone drew…

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Bacon Biscuits

The easiest drop biscuits ever - no kneading, no rolling, no…

Everybody Loves Lumpia!

This is my default no-frills-good-every-damn-time lumpia recipe.…