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5-Minute Chinese-Style Cucumber Salad

Hot and humid days call for cucumber salad: crisp, cold, and easy to toss together in minutes. Cucumber salad recipes vary across countries and cultures, but the Chinese version typically gets savoriness and umami from soy sauce, tang from […]

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Maple-Glazed Pork Loin

The combination of maple syrup, soy sauce, and fresh ginger in this recipe adds a delicious sweet-savory combo to the pork. Since a pork loin roast (not to be confused with its close cousin, the […]

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Super Spinach Pancakes

Super Spinach Pancakes Instead of spinach you could use a mixture of soft herbs, such as parsley, mint, basil or tarragon—whatever you like! Total Time: 25 minutes Serves 6 1 ripe avocado 12 ounces ripe mixed-color cherry […]

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Baked Fishcakes

Baked Fishcakes Though fishcakes are common in many cultures, this two-step method for cooking them is distinctively Russian. First they’re sautéed on the stovetop, then they’re steamed in the oven. The steaming approximates the moist heat […]

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The Simple Art of Japanese Home Cooking

Yes, you can make Japanese food at home—just start with a bowl of miso soup. That’s the advice of Japanese-American cooking teacher and author Sonoko Sakai, who begins every morning with the nourishing broth, long considered a […]

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A Steak Dinner for 2, at Home

Oh, Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s just around the corner, and whether that special someone loves it or hates it, they’re going to expect some sort of display of your adoration. My well-meaning […]

Food

The Simple Art of Japanese Home Cooking

Yes, you can make Japanese food at home—just start with a bowl of miso soup. That’s the advice of Japanese-American cooking teacher and author Sonoko Sakai, who begins every morning with the nourishing broth, long considered a […]

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Bonito and Kombu Dashi

Bonito and Kombu Dashi This combination of bonito flakes and kombu makes the most popular and flavorful all-purpose dashi. The idea is to extract the flavors by steeping the ingredients for the first round of […]

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Oven-Baked Korean Chicken Wings

Unlike their batter-coated American cousins, spicy Korean fried chicken wings have a delicately crisp skin and are drenched in a mildly spicy and sweet chile paste called gochujang (go-choo-jang) sauce. This deliciously addictive condiment is the secret […]