Monthly Archives: March 2018

Japanese Lunch

I am so in love with the food on Netflix’s Samurai Gourmet that I rewound and rewound the preparation of Spicy Miso Eggplant and Bell Pepper Stir-fry until I was confident I could create a recipe.  Unfortunately, the picture above … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Corned Beef with Colcannon

I’m a little late with this post.  Life’s distractions do get in the way 🙂  When I went to the supermarket to purchase a corned beef brisket for a St. Patrick’s Day lunch, I was overwhelmed by the diverse selection … Continue reading

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Miso Soup with Pork Belly and Tofu

I can’t seem to stay away from the Just One Cookbook blog.  I so wanted to make this recipe Miso Soup with Yuzu Kosho that I made and refrigerated dashi stock to have on hand when I was ready.  I … Continue reading

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Balsamic Marinated Duck Breast with Asparagus

The breed of duck most consumed in the U.S. is the Pekin, originally imported from China.  The flavor and texture differs from the Muscovy (canard de barbarie) found in France because it’s a different bird and probably because of breeding … Continue reading

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Going Ronin Rogue with Japanese Oden

A couple of weeks ago I saw/read somewhere (I’ve forgotten where) about some suggestions for Japanese programs on Netflix involving cuisine.  I think there were four or 5 that I previewed but became fascinated by Samurai Gourmet, a series about … Continue reading

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Mao’s Red Braised Pork

I love the Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook so much that I bought a copy for Pennsylvania, instead of hauling my French copy back and forth.  It features food from the Hunan province of China and has been inspirational in many of … Continue reading

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Poulet a la Russe (Géorgie)

I’ve made this chicken dish from Georgia (Europe) before for a lunch invitation and it really is delicious.  If you haven’t as yet checked out Georgia About, it’s a wonderful cultural site with scrumptious recipes.  I’ve posted it this time … Continue reading

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