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Chipotle Honey Chicken Recipe + $100 Food Delivery Giveaway!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted in my “Dine” category, hasn’t it?  I blame the rise of Postmates, but I just haven’t been inspired to walk the grocery store in search of ingredients for my next recipe.  Luckily, I just found out about this new food delivery service based in Los Angeles called Milk & Eggs and hit a stroke of inspiration.  Using all organic ingredients that were delivered straight

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The Elvis | Fried Peanut Butter, Banana, Honey & Bacon Sandwich

Today marks what would have been Elvis Presley’s 80th birthday.  In homage to “The King of Rock & Roll,” here’s a recipe for his favorite deliciously indulgent fried peanut butter, banana, honey, and bacon sandwich.  Although there have been many variations over the years, most can agree that a classic Elvis includes generous amounts of butter, banana slices, and peanut butter sandwiched between two slices of white bread… then pan-fried.  The additions

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Matcha Recipes | Green Tea Lattes + Green Tea Macarons with Green Tea Buttercream

Matcha (Green Tea) is one of my favorite flavors of lattes, ice cream, macarons, and Kit Kats… but until recently I had never attempted to cook with it at home, not realizing how easy it is.  During the Holidays I love to bake treats for my friends so I’ve partnered with Kiss Me Organics to bring you a recipe for Matcha Green Tea Macarons with a Matcha Green Tea Buttercream

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Salmon Musubi, Shoyu Hot Dog, and Rolled Omelet [Spooky Halloween Edition]

I don’t generally get too festive around the holidays as far as decorating is concerned, but I’ll take any excuse to get creative in the kitchen.  This Halloween I made “Spooky” Salmon Musubi (aka Salmon Onigiri), “Severed Finger” Shoyu Hot Dogs on a bed of Bean Sprout “Worms,” and a side of Rolled Omelet (aka Tamagoyaki) “Brains.”  I usually gravitate towards desserts in the later months but I felt like this

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Local Style Beef Stew

I was in the mood for a little bit of “Hawaiian Style” comfort food this week so I dug out some recipes I had for local style beef stew.  What makes it “local style” is something I can’t exactly pinpoint, maybe its the addition of Hawaiian salt or the lack of noodles, but either way its a food that distinctly reminds me of home.  Although this recipe takes about 3

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DIY | Coconut Oil Cures

I’ve finally come around to the worst kept beauty secret that is unrefined coconut oil.  New to the idea I recently looked online only to find articles like, “2,670 Uses for Coconut Oil”– overwhelming to say the least.  With equal parts frustration and inspiration, I felt like it was time to curate a list of coconut oil hair treatments and other cures that actually work.  Tried-and-true, here are the treatments that yielded the best

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Spicy Chipotle Marinade || Chipotle Baked Chicken

Confession: I have a raging girl-crush on Chrissy Teigen, Sports Illustrated Supermodel and John Legends other half.  Do yourself a favor and follow her on twitter if you aren’t already, because she is absolutely hilarious.  The icing on the cake?  Chrissy is having a fling with Taco Bell (true story) and she runs her own food blog called So Delushious!  This super versatile spicy chipotle marinade is her blogs top recipe and she writes,

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Ratatouille a la Remy (Confit Byaldi by Thomas Keller)

Ratatouille! Before I dive into the lists of new recipes I’m dying to try, I wanted to transfer over the ‘Ratatouille a la Remy’ I made almost two years ago from my tumblr. Inspired by Pixar one night I did a bit of research to find that the Ratatouille in the movie is not the French classic, but a reimagining by Thomas Keller called ‘Confit Byaldi.’ Classically ratatouille featured roughly cut vegetables that were fried then baked, and plated as a stew. Thomas Kellers ‘byaldi’ variation for ‘The French Laundry Cookbook” features vegetables in thin slices, adds a piperade (tomato & bellpeper sauce) at the bottom, a vinaigrette at the top, and serves the dish by fanning the vegetables out accordion-style. Thomas Keller, that fancy guy.