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Fig & Jarlsberg Flatbread Sandwich

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August is one of my favorite times of year simply for the fact that figs are in season.  Unfortunately it seems that although these little jewels have been grown in California for a good long time, people still don’t seem to know what to do with them.  I wait, with anticipation, for them to show […]

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Shoyu Koji Shrimp Macaroni Gratin

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I’ve talked about yoshoku (a dish that is a Japanese take on a Western dish) before, and the Japanese gratin is a great example of this. Gratin originated in French cuisine and is any dish that is topped with cheese or breadcrumbs, mixed with bits of butter, then heated in an oven or under the […]

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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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Jarlsberg Cheese Souffle

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” Some people like to paint pictures, or do gardening, or build a boat in the basement. Other people get a tremendous pleasure out of the kitchen, because cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.” — Julia Child Oh what a wise woman Julia Child was!  If […]

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Curry Lamb Pot Pie

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  Although temperatures are still very warm here in Southern California, I seem to have autumn on my mind.  I’ve been craving my favorite fall flavors and dishes.  So when Jarlsberg contacted me asking if I’d be willing to dream up a dish that would be suitable for those crazy back-to-school nights where time is […]

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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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Jarlsberg Cheese & Asian Pear Turnovers

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Jarlsberg Cheese & Asian Pear Turnovers Makes 8 turnovers 1 can (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent roll dough 1 large egg 2 tablespoons water 8 ounces Jarlsberg cheese, cut into thin slices 1/2 Asian pear (about 4 ounces), cut into thin half slices 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1. Preheat the oven […]

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