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Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

I wanted something a little different than the typical pickled cucumbers to accompany some Asian dishes I’ve been making. These Japanese pickles use a combination of soy sauce, vinegar, water and sugar. They are great as a simple cold side dish, or on top of […]

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

This is my own potsticker recipe I have perfected over the years. It is a cross between my mother’s recipe and traditional gyoza potsticker recipes I have tested. I will bet my firstborn’s entire Pokémon figurine collection, t-shirts, movies and books that you will enjoy […]

California Rolls

California Rolls

  So, what did everybody make for the Superbowl? We made California rolls. Not really a common snack when watching the game, but we don’t watch football much. We had so much chicken wing dip and other cream cheese related snacks during the holidays that […]

Sushi rolls – Spicy Salmon, Philly, and Shrimp Tempura

Sushi rolls – Spicy Salmon, Philly, and Shrimp Tempura

How to make sushi rice, spicy salmon (or tuna) roll, philly roll, and shrimp tempura roll with step by step photo instructions.