Category Archives: Japanese

Sushi. 6/11/22

Since it has been so hot here we decided to pitch our previous plan of salmon with roasted cauliflower and keep the kitchen cool by buying take-out sushi. We get sushi from one of our local grocery stores and it … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 6/9/22

This is a good dinner if you do not want to heat up the kitchen too much. I used cauliflower rice that can be heated up in a microwave and the sautéed shrimp cook in minutes. There are so many … Continue reading

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Tuna tataki with soy roasted potatoes and snow peas 5/27/22

Tuna tataki is basically just quick seared tuna. It is warm on the outside and cool in the center, somewhere between a cooked and a raw dish. In any case John did a great job cooking it after marinating it … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowl. 3/23/22

We were supposed to go out for a special birthday lunch for our daughter on Wednesday but she has caught a cold (rapid COVID home test was negative) and we have postponed our lunch until next week. As a consolation … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl 3/10/22

Sesame shrimp or salmon bowls are fast becoming the number one choice for dinner at our house. There is really very little cooking involved, make some rice or heat up some leftover rice and quickly cook the shrimp. Everything else … Continue reading

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Steelhead trout sesame bowl. 2/11/22

If you are thinking that the steelhead trout looks a lot like yesterday’s salmon, you would be right because we had Trout Niçoise yesterday and I misnamed it. Anyway, because we bought a large piece of this trout at Costco … Continue reading

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Vacation nibbling. 2/1/22

We are on a week’s vacation with our son so we are making dinners that he likes. He and I go shopping every day for groceries for that night’s dinner. It is not an efficient way of buying groceries but … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowls. 1/6/22

Our daughter loves this dinner and asks for it at least once every two weeks. I got the original recipe from NYTimes Cooking but adapted it to makes it way less complicated and time consuming. Our recipe is make some … Continue reading

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Salmon rice bowl. 12/10/12

Salmon rice bowl has become one of the most requested dinners at our house. The hardest part is getting the salmon cooked enough without making it dried out. John does a 20 minute brine first in a quart of water … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl with cauliflower rice, cucumbers, avocado, and cabbage. 11/11/21

We were planning on having salmon bowls on Saturday but when the avocado is ripe, it is time to use it. We have had this dish weekly for the last three weeks. It has become a real favorite at our … Continue reading

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