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Popsicle Report

Each summer I promise myself I’m going to do something icy to beat the heat and humidity that is a Japanese summer. This year, I finally got around to doing something. I saw on facebook something about a gin and … Continue reading

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Making up with Mochi. Gateway Foods in Foreign Lands.

If you live someplace long enough, you eventually develop craving foods you thought you once vowed never to eat. There’s one moment and one dish that becomes the gateway for appreciating that food in all its forms. This is true … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

Minimalism of a Blueberry I’m a big fan of blueberries. I’ve tried to take lots of blueberry photos in different compositions. This one is my favorite as I think it expresses the simplicity I associate with a blueberry.

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Get Your BLZ Bread Here.

BLZ… Any guesses to what that might stand for? If you guessed bacon, lettuce and…zucchini, close, but no. Instead of savory, think sweet. Think blueberry, lemon and zucchini. I recently came across some recipes for lemon breads. One was blueberry-lemon loaf … Continue reading

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A Flour Free White Sugar-Free Experiment: PB Chocolate Chip Cookies

Last week I found a recipe on my Facebook feed for flour-free white sugar-free Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Today I had some free time so I thought I’d try it out. The thing that fascinates me about this … Continue reading

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I Just Invented a Salad Dressing

Daikon salad was on the menu tonight. I’m not keen on the shoyu-based Japanese salad dressing from the store but it goes really well with daikon. I like it better if I add wasabi which is a trick I learned … Continue reading

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