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Cheater Cheese Tamagoyaki (Japanese Omelette) and Bento Safety

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Tamagoyaki (卵焼き), which translates literally to mean “grilled egg,” is a Japanese omelette made by rolling up many thin layers of cooked seasoned egg.  Tamagoyaki is sweet and savory and is served for breakfast, as nigirizushi, and is very popular in bento lunches—so it is the perfect dish for my Bento Buddy series!

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Tamago Kake Gohan (Egg Over Rice)

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Tamago kake gohan (卵かけご飯) (“egg over rice”) is a popular Japanese breakfast dish, which consists of hot steamed Japanese rice, topped with raw egg, and toppings.  Ten years ago I doubt that the thought of eating a raw egg would have sounded the least bit appetizing.  (Although I’ve never been one to turn down a […]

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Sautéed Endive with Toasted Israeli Couscous and Poached Eggs

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Sautéed Endive with Toasted Israeli Couscous and Poached Eggs Makes 4 servings 1 cup Israeli couscous 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 1/4 pounds California endive (or Belgian endive), hard ends trimmed, leaves separated 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup distilled […]

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Japanese Steamed Egg Buns (Mushi Pan) + A Giveaway!

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Japanese Steamed Egg Buns (Mushi Pan) Makes 8 buns 2 eggs, beaten 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 3 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1. Preheat a steamer filled with water on high heat. 2. Whisk together the beaten […]

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Ho Ho Cake

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Ho Ho Cake Makes approximately 14 servings Recipe Notes: This cake is very moist, so be careful when removing it from the cake pans.  You can substitute a variety of toppings for the toasted almonds—crushed candy cane, fresh berries, chocolate curls, etc. For the Devil’s Food Cake: (adapted from Bon Appetit, December 2008) 2 2/3 […]

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Little Bo Bakes Peanut Butter Cookies

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Little Bo Bakes Peanut Butter Cookies Makes 30 cookies 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2 large eggs 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/4 teaspoon salt granulated sugar, for rolling the dough balls 30 […]

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Sweet Potato & Jarlsberg Cheese Croquettes

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Sweet Potato & Jarlsberg Cheese Croquettes Makes 4 servings (8 croquettes) 1 large (about 14 ounces) yellow-flesh sweet potato 5 ounces Jarlsberg cheese, shredded 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup all-purpose flour […]

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Apple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cinnamon Frosting

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Apple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cinnamon Frosting Recipe from Lora of Cake Duchess Makes 12 cupcakes For the Apple Cupcakes: 1 ½ cups shredded peeled apples 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cake flour ½ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon […]

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Quinoa Patties Stuffed With Goat Cheese & Mushrooms

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Quinoa patties stuffed with goat cheese and mushrooms 4 Servings Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min. Ingredients For the patties: 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 eggs lightly beaten 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 cup dried porcini mushrooms, […]

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Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

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Japanese Strawberry Shortcake Makes one 7 or 8-inch layered cake For Noriko’s sponge cake: 4 large eggs, white and yolks separated 4.2 ounces (120 grams, 9.5 tablespoons) granulated sugar, sifted once 3 tablespoons milk, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4.2 ounces (120 grams, 14 tablespoons) cake flour, sifted 3 times 1.2 ounces (22 […]

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