INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 5 ½ oz boneless skinless chicken breast or thigh, sliced 1 small eggplant, peeled and diced 1 Thai green chili, diced 2 kaffir lime leaves, roughly chopped 1 ½ cups coconut milk 1 cup chicken broth Fresh basil leaves for garnish Curry Paste 1-3 Thai green chilis or jalapeño peppers Pinch … Read more


2 lbs beef, lamb, or goat meat (traditional) 3 ancho chiles (dried poblano) 6 guajillo chiles (dried mirasol) 5 morita chiles (similar to a chipotle but smaller and spicier) 4 cascabel chiles (also known as the rattle chili – small and round with seeds that rattle inside) 2 large tomatoes, roasted 4 cloves garlic ½ tsp cumin ½ tsp … Read more

Instant pot chicken tortilla soup

INGREDIENTS: 2 tsp olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 4 garlic cloves, minced 14.5 oz roasted diced tomatoes 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 15 oz black beans 4 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 lb chicken breast 15 oz canned corn, drained 4 oz mild fire roasted diced green chiles 15 oz red enchilada sauce … Read more


1-2 racks of spare ribs Recteq Honey Rib Rub Recteq Competition Rub (or your favorite dry rubs) 1 ½ cups apple juice ¼ cup sugar 2 tbsp butter Your favorite BBQ sauce Tools Smoker Saucepan Basting brush Cutting board Knife Preheat smoker or grill to 250°F. Remove the membrane from the ribs and cut off … Read more

Pomegranate margaritas

INGREDIENTS: 8 oz 100% pomegranate juice 2 oz fresh lime juice 3 oz tequila of your choice 1 oz Grand Marnier or Cointreau Lime wedges Coarse salt Ice Tools Cutting board Knife Cocktail shaker DIRECTIONS: Rim two glasses with lime juice and salt and fill with ice. Combine the pomegranate juice, lime juice, tequila, and … Read more

Two-Step Pound Cake

**Ingredients** •4 cups of all-purpose flour •3 cups of sugar •1 pound of real butter • 3/4 cups of milk •6 eggs •2 tsp. Vanilla **Directions** Add to bowl in the order above. Beat the electric mixer for one minute on slow. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and beat for 2 more minutes … Read more

Buffalo wings

INGREDIENTS: 12 chicken wingettes, separated at the joint and tips discarded 1 tbsp vegetable oil Salt and pepper Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce ¼ cup sour cream ¼ cup cream cheese, at room temperature ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese Buffalo Sauce ⅔ cup Tapatio Hot Sauce ½ cup cold unsalted butter ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ⅛ tsp … Read more

Teriyaki games hens

3 game hens (or small chickens) 1 ½ cups soy sauce 1 tbsp puréed ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp fish sauce ½ white onion, diced ⅓ cup brown sugar Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste Tools Large ziploc bag Large bowl Grill Instant read thermometer Cut the game hens in half and place … Read more

Hotdog Bites

1 ½ cups warm water 2 tbsp light brown sugar 1 package active dry yeast 3 oz unsalted butter, melted 2 ½ tsp kosher salt 4 ½ cups all purpose flour (I used Cup4Cup – Gluten Free) Vegetable oil 3 qts water ¾ cup baking soda 1 egg beaten with 1 tbsp water Coarse sea salt … Read more

Teriyaki wings

INGREDIENTS: Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup honey Sesame seeds, for garnish 2 lbs chicken wings 1 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro leaves 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ lemon, juiced Tools Cutting board Knife Shallow baking dish Large skillet … Read more