Chili-Citrus Chicken Wings

Winning wings—Super easy. Super fast. Super tasty.

Chili-Citrus Chicken Wings

CHICKEN
3 pounds chicken wingettes and drumettes
Sea salt and black pepper
1/4 cup arrowroot powder

SAUCE
1/4 cup honey, warmed
3 tablespoons butter or avocado oil
2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Zest … Read more

Acili Ezme (Red Pepper and Walnut Spread)

A local Turkish restaurant near us makes Acili Ezme and this recipe is somewhere between that and Middle Eastern Mahammara.

 Acili Ezme / Muhammara

1 large fresh red bell pepper, roasted, or 1 chopped frozen red bell pepper, thawed
2 teaspoons Oncu Turkish pepper paste or mild Harrissa paste
2 scallions, chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed Read more

Claiborne’s Stuffed Mushrooms

This classic hors d’oeuvres recipe first appeared in Craig Claiborne’s column in the New York Times, February 1981 . I’ve changed a few ingredients, but it remains mostly his version.

Claiborne’s Stuffed Mushrooms
4—6 servings 

1-1/4 pounds mushrooms
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
⅓ cup coarsely chopped … Read more

Spicy Baked Salmon Cakes

There must be thousands of fish cake recipes on the internet, and I’ve read dozens. The basic equation is fish + binders to hold everything together + vegetable oil to fry. What’s usually used as binders are eggs, mayonnaise, and breadcrumbs. But mayo and vegetable oils are unhealthy fats, I tend to avoid wheat flour, and I wanted to bump … Read more

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Adapted from a New York Times recipe, this version keeps things in the low carb world. 🙂

Buffalo Chicken Dip
6 servings // 230 calories, 2 net carbs

1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
1/2 cup Buffalo-style hot sauce (recommended: Frank’s Red Hot)
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup sour cream
4 ounces cream cheese, cut … Read more