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I thoroughly enjoyed being sous chef tonight for a soba salad recipe from Epicurious. Pat was so enthusiastic about Japanese food after his visit to see me at Christmas in Japan, I noticed miso paste and soba noodles in the … Continue reading

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Guess What’s For Dinner #2 – Soba

In Nagano, I went to a famous soba town and brought back some to cook for dinner. Yes, I know, there’s a famous shop nearby that can make soba and clean up for less than what I paid for the … Continue reading

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Discovery Sunday – Shrine and National Park

A walk in the woods can cure all ails. Despite a comedy of errors getting to Togakushi Shrine, it was worth it. Beautiful shrine with sacred 800 year old trees, amazing vistas and getting lost finding a forest. Having spent … Continue reading

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