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Soboro Beef

Soboro Beef

Soboro Beef bowls are a popular family meal in Japan. Soboro refers to highly seasoned and minced protein typically served with steamed rice and veggies. Endlessly customizable, I make mine with ground beef, scrambled eggs, and snap peas. You can choose ground chicken or turkey, read more

Tarako Spaghetti

Tarako Spaghetti

We all know that pasta is universally beloved, and the ultimate in convenience. So it is always a good idea to have several quick and easy pasta recipes that you can whip up at a moment’s notice. Tarako Spaghetti is one of the most popular read more

Braised Peppers

Braised Peppers

I don’t love green bell peppers. There, I said it. They have a bitterness that I’ve always found a little off-putting. When a recipe calls for them, I often substitute red bell peppers instead. But if there’s one thing I like less than green bell read more

Mom’s Chicken

Mom’s Chicken

Everyone has a dish that reminds them of home, and Mom’s Chicken is mine. Certainly I could come up with a more original name, but this is and will always be Mom’s Chicken to everyone in my family. She must have made this 3 times read more

Stir Fried Pea Shoots

Stir Fried Pea Shoots

As you probably know by now, I’m always looking for quick veggie sides, and these Stir Fried Pea Shoots are one of my favorites. If you’ve never eaten pea shoots before, you are in for a treat. Enjoyed throughout Asia, pea shoots are the leaves read more

Poached Fruit

Poached Fruit

I don’t mean to alarm you, but the holidays are right around the corner. And that means trying to come up with menus for multiple holiday dinners. I always like to serve the expected favorites, but I also like to shake things up a little read more