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Devilish Sweet & Spicy Deviled Eggs

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With October 31st quickly approaching, we’re in a full blown Halloween frenzy in the Fuji household.  We went to a church Halloween party this past Tuesday, we have a family Halloween party on Saturday, and all sorts of fun in between.  The girls are counting down the seconds until they get to go house to […]

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Steamy Shrimp Pork Dumplings (Ebi to Butaniku no Gyoza) + A Giveaway!

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Shrimp Pork Dumplings (Ebi to Butaniku no Gyoza) Makes 20 dumplings Recipe Notes: The assembled dumplings can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated for several hours, then cooked straight from the refrigerator.  If you want to freeze them—place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, freeze them […]

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How to Make Temarizushi (Ball-Shaped Sushi)

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Salmon Temarizushi (Ball-Shaped Sushi) Makes about 4 dozen balls 5 ounces sushi-fresh salmon, sliced into thin squares (1 to 2 inches square) 2 tablespoons wasabi 2 cups sushi rice 2 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 bunch of chives, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 1. Lay a large square of plastic wrap on […]

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Spicy Miso Pork Ramen Noodles

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Spicy Miso Pork Ramen Noodles Makes 4 servings 6 — 8 ounces dried ramen noodles (sometimes labeled chuka soba) 10 ounces ground pork 1/4 cup toasted sesame oil 2.5 tablespoons aka miso paste (dark/red miso paste) 1 1/2 tablespoons toban jian (chili bean sauce) 2 tablespoons water 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons granulated sugar […]

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Kaki Zosui—Oyster and Rice Soup

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Kaki Zosui—Oyster and Rice Soup Adapted from Kaki Zosui recipe in An American Taste of Japan, by Elizabeth Andoh, p.63 Makes 4 servings 1 1/2 cups steamed Japanese rice 1 dozen freshly shucked oysters, reserve their liquor 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups dashi 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1. Place the […]

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Quail Eggs Benedict Pagodas

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Quail Eggs Benedict Pagodas Makes 8 “Pagodas” Yaki-onigiri: 1 cup cooked Japanese rice salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1. Cut a large square of plastic wrap and rest it over a measuring cup.  Lightly spray the plastic wrap with the water, and then sprinkle it with a bit of salt (the water helps the salt […]

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Chipotle Pork Quichelettes

Add this recipe to ZipList! Chipotle Pork Quichelettes Makes 20 quichelettes For the Tart Crust: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 11 tablespoons (5.5 ounces) butter, softened 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon salt For the Filling: 6 ounces lean ground pork 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chili 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/2 cup finely shredded […]

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