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Rice & Olive Salad

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Rice & Olive Salad 4 servings 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 cup leftover steamed rice (I used Japanese white medium-grain) 1/2 cup Lindsay Large Pitted Black Ripe Olives, halved 1/3 cup pine nuts 1 large Roma tomato, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley For the vinaigrette: 1 1/2 tablespoons olive […]

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Ancient Chinese Philosophy for Survival–Spinach Orzo Pasta Salad

"Born to the earth are three kinds of creatures. Some are winged and fly. Some are furred and run. Still others stretch their mouths and talk. All must eat and drink to survive." (Lu Yu, Ancient Chinese Philosopher) It snowed AGAIN today here in Tokyo. That makes THREE times all in the same winter. That […]

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