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Soupy Curry with Hearts of Palm and Split Green Peas

Oh how I love Indian food…I think I can write a book on that if I’m asked :)  I grew up on Japanese curry that is made with meat and vegetables, seasoned and finished with a roux which comes in … Continue reading

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Creamed Avocado and Lime Chilled Pasta

If you are feeling that you are running out of creamy pasta recipes, or simply want to try something new, what about this one which is made of creamed avocado.  I like fresh avocado in a big salad or guacamole … Continue reading

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Japanese Cheese-Melt Open Sandwich

My dad worked as a car mechanic for more than 50 years until he retired a few years ago. He had his own shop right next to the house, and I spent a lot of time there as a child. … Continue reading

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My Ultimate Biscuit Recipie

    I’m lucky to have a father-in-law who is a pretty good cook and doesn’t keep his recipes a secret.  One of the recipes he’s passed to my husband is biscuits and I have made them tons of times … Continue reading

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Mac & Bleu Cheese (Filling/Topping for Pizza)

I can pretty safely say that I had never had cheese cooked as a sauce growing up. When we were still living in Japan, I asked my husband, my boyfriend back then, what kind of food he used to like … Continue reading

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Basic Italian Tomato Sauce over Mac & Bleu Cheese Deep Dish Pizza

Everybody loves Pizza, right? Pizza is one of the foods that each individual has an opinion on which kind of crust, sauce, cheese and toppings to put together. When I was little, pizza was just starting to be introduced to … Continue reading

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