Category Archives: Asian

Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 1/19/23

This dish is our attempt to recreate our favorite dish from a local Thai restaurant. It ended up as kind of a Thai-Vietnamese mash-up which was good but a little too salty. We made nuoc cham, a Vietnamese sauce whose … Continue reading

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Noodles and Zoodles with peanut sauce. 1/18/23

This is the first time I have made this recipe and I am pretty happy with how it turned out. Further down the page is the recipe I started with. I changed the soba noodles to 6 oz. of fettuccine … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 1/9/23

This is a family favorite but to be honest I am getting tired of all these bowls. I am sure that especially our daughter is not going to be happy about that! Last night all I could think of is … Continue reading

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Asian tofu bowl. 12/21/22

This is my favorite bowl of the three we make. And it is probably the easiest. We get very firm tofu that gets marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic powders and then everything else (except for the … Continue reading

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Big veg bowl 12/11/22

Tonight I took the leftover edamame and cabbage and stretched those with onions, mushrooms, carrots, broccoli, and celery to make a big vegetable bowl. Keeping with the theme of all-veg I set those stir fried vegetables on top of cauliflower … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 12/10/22

I have been having some trouble with a painful knee. It is obviously arthritis brought on by years of running, hiking, and playing tennis and mostly because as you get older your joints start to wear out. In order to … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 11/21/22

This bowl is a family favorite and we make it three different ways, this one with salmon, another with shrimp, and my favorite with tofu. Other than making rice and cooking the salmon, there is no other cooking involved. I … Continue reading

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Seared tuna with rice and bok choy. 11/15/22

After marinating the tuna for an hour in soy sauce, ginger powder, garlic powder, and a few drops of sesame oil John coated the pieces with black and white sesame seeds. Then he seared it for two minutes on each … Continue reading

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Singapore shrimp with rice and snow peas. 10/25/22

The sauce is what makes this shrimp Singaporean. It is salty from fish sauce, tart from rice wine vinegar, spicy from chili garlic sauce, and tomato-ey sweet from ketchup. You can find the recipe from the last time I made … Continue reading

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Seared tuna, lentils, and broccoli 10/24/22

We were supposed to be making lentils with turkey sausage tonight but we saw a nice piece of tuna at Costco and took the lentils in a different direction. I whizzed up a little onion, garlic, and ginger in my … Continue reading

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