Stir-Fry

On a recent visit to the Super Global Market we purchased several items which included Curry Flavored Tofu, Hot & Spicy Tofu, White Bunashimeji Mushrooms and Brown Beech Mushrooms. For our midday meal I put together a stir-fry using the Hot and Spicy Tofu and the Brown Beech Mushrooms.   Ingredients used were: toasted sesame … More Stir-Fry

Shiitake Miso Soup

We are set for a big cool down in the weather tonight. It was a mild 61ºF  (16ºC) when I awoke this morning and is predicted to be a chilly 34ºF (1ºC) tomorrow morning. The coming change in weather, however, wasn’t the inspiration for having soup for our midday meal. I was eager to put … More Shiitake Miso Soup

A Train Wreck

Yeah, I know. You eat with your eyes first. Appearance is important, especially in a fine restaurant or when entertaining guests, but looks aren’t everything. Looks can be deceiving. I have created many a dish that looked fantastic but didn’t quite pass the taste test, which is one of the reasons I sometimes go days … More A Train Wreck

Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla

A basic quesadilla, as served in American restaurants, consists of cheese in a toasted flour tortilla. Other, more healthy offerings may include spinach, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, chicken etc in addition to the cheese. When I occasionally make quesadillas at home I am sure to use whole wheat tortillas rather than the ones made with white … More Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla