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EGBOK Fragrant and Spicy Peanuts on

EGBOK Fragrant and Spicy Peanuts

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

Lime-Cilantro Sugar Snap Peas

I ate a pound of snap peas last night. That's it. No protein.…
twice-baked cajun shrimp stuffed potatoes recipe on

Twice-Baked Cajun Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes

If you've never had a twice-baked potato, it's basically…
pressure cooker red beans and rice recipe on

Pressure Cooker Red Beans and Rice

I was craving red beans and rice but unfortunately, I didn't…

The Best of 2014

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

Onion Mint Kulcha with Cucumber Lime Yogurt

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Straus Family Creamery.…
coconut braised greens recipe on

Spicy Coconut Braised Greens

As some of you may or may not know, my ethnic background…
Vanilla Bean and Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes on

5 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes that Break Tradition

There's nothing wrong with good ol' mashed potatoes, but…
I'm cooking this in a cast iron skillet,


The first time I ever had tartiflette, it was from the frozen…
adobo long beans (adobong sitaw) recipe on

Adobo Long Beans (Adobong Sitaw)

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

Asparagus Gratin

This recipe was a happy little accident. I originally intended…
mushroom quinoa and bok choy potstickers on

Mushroom, Quinoa and Bok Choy Potstickers

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

Chai-Spiced Pickled Grapes and Quinoa Salad

I had a big ol' bunch of grapes staring at me and I had no…
chicken kelaguen and red rice recipe on

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…
wild mushroom arancini recipe on

Wild Mushroom Arancini

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

Chanterelle Mushroom Risotto

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

Baked or Fried Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

The best falafel I've ever had was at L'as du Fallafel in…
cherry cornbread muffin recipe on

Sweet Cherry Cornbread Muffins

I think I've finally perfected my version of a sweet cornbread…
Vanilla Bean and Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes on

Vanilla Bean and Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes

I know... vanilla beans in mashed potatoes, Holly? Really?Really,…
pretzel rolls on FMITK

Pretzel Rolls

Oh, more pretzel things? Listen. I would pretzel everything…
farro and roasted broccolini salad

Roasted Broccolini and Farro Salad with Almond Gremolata

This was inspired by a little antipasti I had at Piccino…
langostino cornbread

Langostino Cornbread

My very good friend Kevan sent me a recipe for crawfish…
homemade truffled ricotta cheese

Homemade Truffled Ricotta Cheese

This is TOO easy to not try at least once. And who doesn't…
spicy crispy brussels sprouts

Spicy Crispy Brussels Sprouts

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

FMITK's Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwich

I know it's not Thanksgiving yet, but I was craving all the…
pao de queijo

Pão de Queijo (Brazillian Cheese Bread)

MAKE THIS RIGHT NOW.But really... now.I had these…
dark chocolate cherry scones

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cream Scones

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

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…

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…

Shrimp Shumai

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

Fresh Peach and Cardamom Chutney

I made some lamb burgers for a BBQ and decided to give 3 condiment…

Pickled Minted Onions

I looove onions. I made some lamb burgers for a BBQ and decided…

Chicken Liver Pâté

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

Bacon Jam. BACON JAM.

I made some lamb burgers for a BBQ and decided to give 3 condiment…

Extra Sharp Macaroni and Cheese

I've been trying to perfect my macaroni and cheese recipe for…

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Bacon Biscuits

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