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Beef & Barley Soup + Kitchen Hint

Had a number of really cooooold days. As we all know, the best cure for frigid days is a big bowl of steaming hot soup. Had shin beef (which I prefer to use for soup) and veggies in the fridge, pearl barley in the pantry, so decided … Continue reading

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5-Spice Marinated Tofu with Snow Peas & Lotus Root

Needed to use up the section of lotus root and snow peas in my fridge before they spoil. Also had firm and soft tofu in the fridge. Did not want to make soup (click on link and scroll down for recipe), did … Continue reading

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An Interesting Veggie Medley

In my fridge were chicory (radicchio), broccoli (from my windowbox, will post an update Monday, 12/10), napa cabbage, carrots and sunchoke. Thinking, what if I make a stir-fry combining all those veggies? What would this medley taste like? Would cooking rid the chicory of … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Noodles

Sweet potato noodles are made from the starch of sweet potatoes. (Not to be confused with bean thread, also known as cellophane noodles, which are made from mung beans.) Found in Asian markets (not yet available in the neighborhood grocery stores). Sold dried … Continue reading

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Hoisin Tofu with Nuts & 3 Peppers

Any kind of tofu will work for this recipe but I prefer to use extra firm tofu because I am working with large pieces of thinly sliced tofu. Extra firm tofu has a lower water content than other forms of tofu therefore has … Continue reading

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