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Marinated Scallions — Negi No Doresshingu Zuke

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My friend Noriko makes the best marinated naga negi (negi no doresshingu zuke . . . “dressing preserved onions”).  She has made them the last couple of times we have visited and I’ve had to restrain myself from being rude and eating the whole batch.  

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Summer Spice–Tom Khai Gai

Tom Khai Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup) Makes 6 servings Adapted from Coconut Chicken Soup recipe on 2 14-ounce cans light unsweetened coconut milk 3 cups chicken broth 2 cups thinly sliced crimini mushrooms (or whatever mushrooms you prefer) 6 tablespoons finely chopped lemongrass 1/4 cup fish sauce (nam pla) 2 tablespoons minced fresh […]

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Ginger Chicken

Saturday night was our first night in the new house. We spent Saturday moving out of our temporary apartment in Irvine. We are still waiting for our things to arrive that were in storage, and hope they arrive soon. My mom, bless her heart, spent her morning helping us move and then her afternoon babysitting […]

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