Monthly Archives: September 2021

Asian Hot Pot

I love this donabe pot.  Whenever it catches my eye, I immediately start to drool for a Japanese hot pot with homemade, seasoned dashi broth.  I really miss access to authentic ethnic restaurants; Ethiopian, Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Mexican, etc.  … Continue reading

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Anniversary Oxtails

September 9 was our 45th wedding anniversary.  Since it’s both dangerous and stupid to eat out in restaurants, also the food quality is not worth it, we decided to make and eat Asian style oxtails, which we both like. For … Continue reading

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Now That’s Better!

I can’t remember a time when my mother, and I afterward, couldn’t find those small, inexpensive jars of fish roe in the supermarkets; firm tiny red or black roe, larger salmon roe.  The roe was served for special occasions at … Continue reading

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