Tomato Shio Ramen

*I teamed up with On The Umami to bring you this post and recipe for Tomato Shio Ramen. The past few months have been, well, insane.  Between the normal life stuff like being mom and trying to keep up with laundry, I was finishing up my first semester of teaching at Utah Valley University, recovering […]

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Curry Ramen

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Curry ramen is one of the many types of ramen that you can find in Japan.  It is the fusion of two wonderful worlds–Japanese curry and Japanese ramen.  Since I shared my method for making curry roux blocks with you earlier this month, I thought I would share another way to use the blocks, other […]

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Roasted Root Vegetable Ramen

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January is a cold month in northern Utah.  Looking out my office window right now, seeing the blanket of white on our front lawn, and the icy patches on the road, I am perfectly happy to stay inside where it’s warm and dry.  Can you tell that I don’t love the cold?  One thing I do love […]

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Chloe Flavor Vegan Ramen Bowl

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Post brought to you in partnership with Nasoya. Chloe Coscarelli just had a new cookbook published called Chloe Flavor, and it’s fabulous.  If you aren’t familiar with who Chloe Coscarelli is, basically she’s a 30-year-old bundle of energy, sunshine, and talent.  She became vegan in 2004 when she was 17, then went on to attend […]

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California Avocado Ramen

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We are currently in the middle of a crazy wind and dust storm here in Utah.  I’ve watched a trampoline, sandwich board sign, and a trashcan fly by so far.  So while we hunker down and hope we still have a roof tomorrow morning, I’m going to share a new recipe with you!  I have […]

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Leftover Turkey Ramen

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*I hope you’ll join me in participating in 24 Days of Giving—one simple way each day, from December 1st through the 24th, to do an act of service for someone else. You can get all the details you need here. ——————————————————————————– I hope you had the most amazing Thanksgiving!  I know we did!  Now that […]

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Oxtail Ramen—When food is more than food.

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Oxtail Ramen Makes about 6 servings For the Oxtail Stock: 5 pounds oxtail, cut in cross-sections of roughly the same thickness 1 medium yellow onion, cut into quarters 1 large leek, green part only, cut in half and rinsed thoroughly 1 1/2 ounces fresh ginger (a section about 3-inches long), sliced 1 head garlic, separated […]

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Pulled Pork & Roasted Tomato Donburi (Rice Bowl) à la Ivan Ramen

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Pulled Pork & Roasted Tomato Donburi Makes about 4 servings Recipe Notes: This recipe makes more pulled pork than you will likely want for four servings, but I’ve found that if I use a smaller piece of meat it sometimes ends up a bit drier than I like.  The size of roast indicated will give […]

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How to Make Spicy Mushroom Miso Ramen

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Today marks the end of the Mushroom Masters, so to celebrate such a fun month I’m here to hold your hand and prove just how easy it is to make my recipe for Spicy Mushroom Miso Ramen.  It’s officially fall, so you are out of legitimate excuses for not making soup.  Come jump on my […]

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A Trip to Manrikiya Noodle Shop

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When it comes to noodles, I’m a devotee of the Japanese varieties.  From thin nutty soba to fat chewy udon, the assortment of noodles used in Japanese cuisine is diverse, made even more so by the different ways in which they are served, whether it be cold with a dipping sauce or in a soup.  […]

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