Category Archives: Japanese

Wagyu Beef Burger

A longtime blogging friend,  award winning Conor Bofin posted a tantalizing grilled, wagyu beef burger on his blog the other day.  The beef from these Japanese cattle when raised in Japan and from the tajima strain are known as kobe.  … Continue reading

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Char Sui Pork and Asian Slaw Hero

Char sui pork is something I love to make in the oven because of the S hooks my husband recommended.  Years ago, I saw char sui being prepared somewhere in Asia over an outdoor pit, hanging from an indescribable metal … Continue reading

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Miso Marinated Sablefish with Sugar Snap Peas

The State of Pennsylvania, among others, is an “open carry” state.  Which means that it is your constitutional right, based on the 2nd amendment, to take your gun openly into any establishment, event, park or wherever, except to a hospital, … 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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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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Easy Miso Tuna with Radish Coleslaw

This miso marinated fresh tuna would be an elegant addition to a tapas and drinks party.  However, I’m back in Honesdale now and even my husband balks at rare tuna, which is the only way it should be served, according … Continue reading

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Mushroom Dashi Broth with Roasted Cod

Sleepless in Honesdale, I realized that it had been a while since I had made some homemade dashi broth.  Taking mental stock of my pantry, fridge and freezer, I realized I could make dashi etc. first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Dashi Vegetable Soup

Since I started making dashi stock from scratch, I’d like to eat some everyday.  It’s delicious, so easy to make and so much better than the granules I used in the past.  With the stock as a base, variations are … Continue reading

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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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