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Hiyashi Miso Udon (Chilled Udon Noodles with Miso Sauce)

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During the summer in Japan when the weather is hot and humid, you will see lots of chilled dishes on menus.  One of those dishes is chilled noodles served with a variety of toppings.

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Vegetable Yaki Udon for a Moon Viewing Bento

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Squirrel’s second grade class has been studying the moon for the past couple of weeks, and she’s been charting the moon’s changes each evening at home as an assignment for her Chinese class.

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Three Mushroom Vegetarian Nabeyaki Udon

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Three Mushroom Vegetarian Nabeyaki Udon Makes 6 to 8 servings For the mushroom stock: 7 cups water 1 piece kombu (approximately 12-square inches in size) 1 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms For the soup: 1/3 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons mirin 1 teaspoon salt 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 rounded tablespoon grated fresh ginger 6 […]

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Nabeyaki Udon

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Nabeyaki Udon Makes 5 servings 6 ounces fresh spinach leaves 6 cups dashi (basic Japanese sea stock) 1/3 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons mirin 1 teaspoon salt 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced on the diagonal 2 leeks, cleaned and cut into 1-inch slices on […]

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