Creating a baked jalapeño popper that has a crisp and crunchy exterior and a creamy melted-cheese filling isn't an easy project, but this recipe delivers it all.
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Smoky chilies, cumin, and anise combine with mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorns, cilantro, and scallions for flavor that just won't quit on these crispy, juicy oven-fried chicken wings. The key to their perfect crunch without having to break out the deep fryer? An overnight rest with baking powder and salt.
These pull-apart garlic knots are baked in a cast iron skillet for a crisp, golden brown bottom. They are intensely flavored with pepperoni, red pepper flakes, garlic, and two types of cheeses, and have a moist, buttery crumb. It's the kind of recipe that your guests will demand you make time and time again because they're that damn good. Good thing they're easy as well.
Nachos topped with chipotle-spiced ground chicken, pinto beans, and gobs of melty cheese make for a hearty party snack or an easy weeknight meal.