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Candied Japanese Sweet Potatoes

I tried this out as a potential Thanskgiving recipe. I don’t think it’s happening for this, but these were interesting. It was my first time using Japanese sweet potatoes (found at the farmers market) which were a little starchier than I expected.

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Matsutake Sukiyaki

Yum! What a fun new Japanese recipe to put into the rotation. And a good use for matsutakes which were again available at the market.

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Quick Ponzu Salmon

This has been my go-to method lately when I need a quick, Asian-ish salmon for a main or Japanese breakfast. Continue reading

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Japanese Breakfast

This is probably my favorite breakfast, and I finally made it at home for once! Thanks, homemade Japanese pickles, for inspiring me to do so. This is more a meal that you assemble than make, particularly if you have leftover miso soup hanging around.

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Japanese Pickles

My sister got us a Japanese pickling class for my birthday. It was so fun! We made three different types of pickles in the class, and I’m listing all of these recipes here.

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Yakisoba

I generally like yaki soba, but it doesn’t really excite me compared to a lot of other Japanese recipes. This was a solid version, though.

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Tonteki

Another “Midnight Diner” recipe that we ended up liking quite a bit. I used this recipe as a base (though I doubled it) but cut the meat like a “glove” as I’d seen in several other versions online.

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