Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

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 [...]

Miso Nutbutter Spread

My favorite way to get kids a little extra protein and probiotics.  You can play around with different flavors of miso and nut combinations. My family is partial to a [...]

New Year’s Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe to help ring in the Asian New Year. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, right? Make the sauce a few days ahead and store [...]

Japanese Clear Broth Soup

Soups are easy to digest, nourishing and endlessly changing.  The trick is to know a few simple base recipes and then learn to vary them [...]

Charwan Mushi (individual egg custards)

Charwan mushi is a simple savory custard that makes a great breakfast or elegant addition to dinner.  These custards are steamed, not boiled, giving them a soft, smooth texture.  

Clara’s Easy Stir Fry for College Life

Clara's Easy Stir Fry - This easy, healthy recipe is great for college life. Contributed by Clara Crowell - olive oil, chicken, beef, or tofu (diced or cubed or thinly [...]

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]