Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

Miso-Glazed Salmon

I would have liked this recipe fine had the quality of my salmon not been subpar. Would make again with better fish.


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Crispy Chicken Thighs with Schmaltzy Vinaigrette

Why yes, the word “schmaltzy” did convince me to try this Cooking Light recipe. It’s a nice dish – the vegetables remind me of something we could make for Thanksgiving.


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Okonomiyaki-Style Omurice

I absolutely love the idea behind omurice (fried rice omelet, which I’ve been making with Chinese leftovers before I even knew it was a Japanese dish). But I am not a fan of ketchup, which plays into many versions of the dish. Not this okonomiyaki-influenced one, though. We adored the flavors here. My omelet was a little messy but still rather impressive, I think.


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Quick Pickled Japanese Cucumbers

This is a very basic Tsukemono recipe involving cukes and soy. They went quickly.


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