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Where delicious food and meticulous methodology meet.

10 Minute Peanut Butter Noodles

These noodles can be made in 10 minutes and have no business tasting this good. The smooth, rich peanut butter sauce is jammed full of umami, spice, and tang making it all but impossible not to down the whole pot in one serving.

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The Best Ooni Koda Pizza Dough Recipe

This classic, New York-style pizza dough recipe provides a delicious, thin, crisp crust every time.

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Jerked Chicken

Caution, this dish is not for the faint of heart. True jerked chicken uses Scotch Bonnet peppers which are 10x hotter than the hottest jalapeño pepper.

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Hey, I’m Mike!

Like many food lovers, I’ve been cooking since around the time I learned to walk. From baking cookies with my grandma to helping my dad with Thanksgiving dinner, cooking and food have always been a part of the best times of my life. Simmered Down is the space I’ve created to share my cooking experiences with all those that come looking. I hope my recipes, ingredient breakdowns, and guides help bring as much joy to you as they have brought to me.