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    Grilled Papaya

    June 7, 2015

    Papaya deserves more credit. Usually, it just gets cubed into fruit salads or blended up in smoothies. It’s time to let this baby shine! Our wonderful friend Adrienne from Xoxo Cooks, invited us over to grill some desserts, so we brought big and beautifully ripe papayas to grill along side her grapefruits. You can make this under the broiler or on the grill, and it would be extra tasty if you cut the papaya into individual slices before cooking. We kept…

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  • Appetizers, Sides, and Snacks Cook n' Chat

    Roti Canai

    Buttery, flaky fry bread dipped in a hot and creamy curry dipping sauce — what’s not to love? Roti canai was a treat my dad sometimes picked up on his way home from shopping around Elmhurst, Queens.…

    March 26, 2015
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    Oreo Mud Pie

    Our dog, Oreo Mudpie, is named after this dessert I once made in the 7th grade. It’s not my favorite dessert, and I only made it that one time, but this sweet dog looked…

    March 5, 2015
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    Rockaway Chili (Homemade Chili Recipe)

    This chili recipe succeeds at what any chili recipe should do: make you feel warm and loved. Together with our best friend Clifton, we made over 600 servings of this “Rockaway Chili” for Hurricane…

    February 28, 2015
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    Curried Oatmeal (Savory Oatmeal)

    Savory oatmeal? What?! It may sound like a juxtaposition, but you shouldn’t think of it that way! Oats are meant to be played around with in the kitchen. Unless you’re buying them pre-packaged with…

    January 23, 2015