Category: Holiday

Sayaingen no gomayogoshi (String bean salad with sesame seed dressing)

admin January 28, 2011 No Comments Favorites, Holiday, Summer Fare

From a much-mimeographed (yes, really!) set of recipes my mom got in a how-to-make-sushi class she took many, many years ago. These beans are to die for, they are that good. Truly. AT LEAST double the recipe, but I recommend quadrupling it. 1/2 lb string beans, boiled and then cut diagonally (cutting them after boiling […]

Roasted Japanese Sweet Potatoes With Scallion Butter

admin November 24, 2010 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Favorites, Holiday

from Gourmet… These are really splendid; they’re easy to make but add the perfect touch to holiday meals — and, really, any time. Of course, I love Japanese Sweet Potatoes anyway, which probably helps. 🙂 Serves8 * Active time:10 min * Start to finish:1 1/4 hr November 2007 If you’ve never had pale-fleshed Japanese sweet […]

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