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Sesame Soba Noodles

Sesame Soba Noodles - This simple sesame noodle recipe is fabulous eaten slightly chilled during a hot summer day. You can use soba or udon noodles, whichever you prefer. I [...]

By |2021-08-03T14:14:22+00:00July 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

Grilled Ratatouille With Basil Vinaigrette

Summer cooking at its best is easy, colorful and uncomplicated.  Ratatouille makes the most of the season’s vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants and peppers.  This grilled [...]

By |2021-06-28T02:43:20+00:00June 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer’s heat.  This is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variations.  Make it up about about [...]

By |2021-06-28T02:46:24+00:00June 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2021-06-17T14:50:14+00:00June 16th, 2021|0 Comments

Sunomono (Hiya Somen)

Sunomono or Hiya Somen is a classic Japanese dish served as a refreshing meal along with relishes and cold vegetables during summer’s oppressive heat.  The [...]

By |2021-06-17T14:52:14+00:00June 16th, 2021|0 Comments

K’hair Belaban

I worked at an Egyptian restaurant in Boise in the early ’90’s. The food was fabulous. This is one of my favorite dips on the [...]

By |2021-06-17T14:53:35+00:00June 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just [...]

By |2021-06-09T19:39:46+00:00June 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

By |2021-05-17T14:08:09+00:00May 16th, 2021|0 Comments
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