Stir Fry

A stir fry is a great option for a one dish meal that doesn’t take long to put together. I’m always a bit hesitant to share stir fry posts because a recipe really isn’t needed. The ingredients list is whatever happens to be on hand. Celery is a vegetable I like to keep on hand … More Stir Fry

Tarragon Stir Fry

Tarragon is a wonderful herb, worthy of more attention than it usually gets. The distinctive flavor featured nicely with the mildness of yellow summer squash and tofu in this stir fry. This stir fry began with sautéing onion, ripe jalapeños, bell pepper, garlic and kosher salt  in toasted sesame oil.   When the onions had … More Tarragon Stir Fry

Tofu Stir-Fry

Regarding tofu, probably the first thing that comes to mind for most people is a stir-fry. It isn’t necessary to brown the tofu, but that is what I did this time, with olive oil and kosher salt.   When the the tofu chunks had been browned on at least three sides I removed them from … More Tofu Stir-Fry

Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

This may sound like a strange combination of ingredients but they really worked well together. I had bought several mangos and found them disappointingly sour, stringy and not very tasty. I thought cooking might sweeten them up a little bit. Also, I like the way sweet and savory sometimes compliment each other, at least to … More Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

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

Scrambled Tofu

I rarely purchase silken tofu so I was a little surprised to see that the tub of tofu in the fridge wasn’t the extra firm I normally buy. I must have had a specific purpose in mind but that was long forgotten, as was the tub of tofu languishing in the refrigerator on the wrong … More Scrambled Tofu