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Miso Soup with Clams, Shiitake Mushrooms, & Wakame

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Miso Soup with Clams, Shiitake Mushrooms, & Wakame Makes 4 servings 4 cups dashi 1 pound clams 4 tablespoons miso paste 2 tablespoons prepared wakame* 3 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1. Bring the dashi to a simmer in a medium-size pot over medium high heat. 2. Reduce the heat to low, add the clams, […]

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How To Make Basic Tofu & Wakame Miso Soup

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Tofu & Wakame Miso Soup Makes 3 -4 servings 3 1/2 cups dashi 1 tablespoon dried wakame, soaked in water for 5 minutes then drained 1 package enoki mushrooms (about 3 ounces), trimmed (optional) 3 tablespoons miso (I use 2 tablespoons shiro miso and 1 tablespoon aka miso) 5 – 7 ounces firm tofu, cut […]

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Calling all cukes! Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

If you give me a choice between your regular garden variety cucumber and a Japanese cucumber, I will choose the Japanese cucumber every time, hands down. I love cucumbers, but for me, the Japanese cucumber is the empress of them all. It does not need to be peeled or seeded and the flavor is mild […]

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