Category Archives: Asian

Oxtails with Chow Mein Noodles

Narrowsburg, NY is a small, quaint tourist town about 10 miles from Honesdale, Pa.  The town borders a long stretch of the Delaware River, attracting sport fishers, kayak enthusiasts and all manner of people who enjoy water sports.  In addition,  … Continue reading

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Turkey and Shrimp in Dashi Broth

Woke up Friday morning to a bitter, wintry day (-5F /-23C) degrees)  in Honesdale, Pennysvania, our kind of town.  The forecast for Saturday predicted from 2-10 inches of snow.  Hoping for a blizzard, we gleefully decided I should make a … Continue reading

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Salmon and Udon Noodle Dashi Soup

Wandering around the Courtenay, France farmers’ market on Thursday, I stumbled upon two packages of fresh udon noodles!  Not available in Sens, this was quite the find.  I started cooking in my head and couldn’t wait to get home!  I … Continue reading

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Asian Oxtails with Vietnamese Noodles and Turnips

I’m never shocked at the price of oxtails in France.  The French have always considered them to be more than worthy as a meal.  I’m always shocked at the prices in the U.S. because when I was a child, my … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Fish Ball Soup

It’s still winter and snowy here in Honesdale, PA, and cold.  Soups and stews continue to warm and comfort us as we stare from the kitchen table, through the windows at our winter garden of ice-laced trees, frost ravaged herb … Continue reading

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Dashi Poached Chicken Soup with Bok Choy

Our refrigerator freezer has been broken for about a week.  Although parts and repair are expensive, it would be economically irrational to toss it and buy another.  Of course, the warranty has expired.  We have moved what we could to … Continue reading

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Braised Oxtails with Spicy Bok Choy

My mom made oxtails frequently (at that time they were cheap).  Everyone loved them because of the generous meat portions that enrobed the bones and the rich onion gravy she “smothered” them with.  This was usually accompanied by rice and … Continue reading

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