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Tanzanian Cucumber Salad (Kachumbari Ya Matango) — A Taste of Tanzania

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“Ufurahie chakula chako!” (the Swahili equivalent of “Bon appétit”) is what you would hear if you happened to be lucky enough to pull up a seat at the dinner table in Miriam Kinunda’s home.  Miriam, born and raised in Tanzania, a country located in the eastern part of Africa, is a blogger and owner of […]

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Garden Vegetable Chowder

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Garden Vegetable Chowder Makes 3 to 4 servings For the mushroom stock: 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms 1 piece kombu (approximately 6-square inches in size) For the chowder: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium-size carrot, sliced 1/4 cup diced onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 tablespoons […]

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Fuji Mama’s Horribly Wrong, Yet Strangely Delicious, Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

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Fuji Mama’s Horribly Wrong, Yet Strangely Delicious, Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Makes about 8 servings Recipe Notes: The cooking times indicated are normally more than adequate to soften split peas. They do not need to be pre-soaked. If you find that your peas are not softening, then you have one of two problems. Either […]

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Daikon, Carrot, Persimmon, and Pomegranate Sunomono

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Daikon, Carrot, Persimmon, and Pomegranate Sunomono Makes approximately 5 servings Recipe Note: The sunomono can be made and stored in the refrigerator ahead of time.  After about 6 hours the flavors start to become stronger, which I personally like, but which may be less appealing to some guests.  So if […]

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Chef Masa’s Pomegranate Cabbage Slaw at the Dole Blogger Health Summit

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Chef Masa’s Pomegranate Cabbage Slaw Adapted from Chef Masa’s slaw at the Four Seasons Westlake Village ONYX Restaurant Makes approximately 12 servings 1 medium head Napa cabbage, finely shredded 1 medium carrot, finely shredded 1/4 red onion, finely chopped 3 scallions, thinly sliced then chopped (white and green parts) 1/4 cup cilantro, minced 2 to […]

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bell’alimento’s Tortellini in Brodo (Tortellini in Broth)

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bell’alimento’s Tortellini in Brodo {Tortellini in Broth} Recipe from Paula of bell’alimento.com 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 stalks of celery – chopped 1 small onion – chopped 1 carrot – peeled & chopped 2 cloves of garlic – minced 8 cups chicken broth 4 cups water 1 small Parmigiano Reggiano Rind {optional} 20 ounces cheese […]

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Noriko’s Chirashi Sushi

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Chirashi Sushi Makes 4 – 6 servings 12 inches kampyo 2 large dried shiitake mushrooms 1.25 inches lotus root 1/2 carrot, sliced into thin matchsticks (not quite julienne but close!) 10 ounces dashi 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons mirin 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 ounces sushi vinegar (if you don’t have sushi vinegar, use 3 […]

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Come-to-the-Rescue Chicken Soup

Hello LFM readers! Thank you so much for all of your kind comments! Little Fuji is doing well and I am recovering nicely. However, I’m not quite ready to take back the reins here and so you have the opportunity to hear from a few more of my favorite people in the meantime while I […]

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