Gyoza is one of the most convenient foods to have around. I make this recipe and freeze what I don’t use right away (it makes a lot!). Since I always have a bag tucked in the freezer, when I’m feeling lazy or there’s nothing else to eat in the house, I can make an instant [...]
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A close cousin to the commonly known Japanese fried chicken, karaage, tatsuta age is different in that the chicken sits in a quick marinade before dusted in a coat of katakuriko and fried in hot oil. I know deep frying seems like a lot of work but as a side dish, it’s no big deal. [...]
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Also tagged chicken, fried chicken, fry, ginger, japan, japanese, karaage, katakuriko, mirin, sake, shoyu, tatsutaage
Mark Bittman has a way of making simple things look really delicious. I watched as he effortlessly whipped up ginger fried rice and I needed to make this immediately. The crunchy flecks of garlic and ginger, and using the garlic and ginger-infused oil for the fried rice sounded perfect.
In 2003, my husband and I moved out of the San Francisco Bay Area and made a Santa Rosa hillside our home. Since then, both of us have become serious gardeners. How serious? We turned every square inch of our lot to planting trees, bushes, flowers, and vegetables. By trial and error, we learned not only how to [...]