Vegetarian2016-12-29T12:24:07+00:00

Nabe Pot (Japanese New Year’s Soup)

Each Asian culture has its own New Year's tradition.  In Japan, the Nabe pot often makes an appearance.  The process takes a little time, but that is a part of the celebration--taking time with family [...]

Sunomono (Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame)

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer's heat.  Sunomono is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variation. Enjoy! AprilSunomono (Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame) - - cucumber (cut in to [...]

Baked Spaghetti Squash Parmigiana

A great way to use the season’s beautiful spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash is also a great alternative if you can’t eat or need to avoid flour based pastas. […]

Shi Fan (Rice Congee or Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  It is my first recommendation for [...]

Beet And Quinoa Salad

Contributed by Tyra Hanson Vibrant in color, this savory salad makes a lovely side dish or whole meal. […]