Tag Archives: Rice Vinegar

Quick(ish) Kimchee

A quart of very nice kimchee – Korean style pickled cabbage – can be yours, home made (and better!) in a bit under seven hours – and most of that time is just letting the cabbage rest in, first: salt, … Continue reading

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Tasty! Bahn Mi – With a Twist…

It’s made with SPAM. Yeh. I know, but it’s one of those things I tend to keep on hand for last minute brunch casseroles and stuff like that. And I had a coupon. Before you start, yes, I am fully … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad, Now With Summer Squash (and better)!

Around about this time of year, friends with gardens and local farms start to regret their choice of planting that much summer squash or cucumber. I have a small kitchen garden on our front porch, so do not have that … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad With a Thai-Style Peanut Dressing

To go with our Vietnamese-style barbecued beef short ribs, I made a Thai-style pasta salad that was loaded with flavor. I used frozen cheese-filled tortellini, but you could use just about any type of pasta you like. The only thing … Continue reading

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Parfait! Still Best! Honey Mustard Dressing

Some stuff just needs to be repeated. Like this simple, yet simply amazing little honey mustard. Yeh, you could call it a salad dressing; but then you’d be missing out on how very good it is on home made chicken … Continue reading

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Zippy Ginger Refrigerator Pickles

I cam across a recipe for Hawaiian-style pork burgers with kimchi mayonnaise and spicy ginger pickles in the Sunday paper. The recipe, from chef Chris Stone looked wicked tasty, but I decided to put the burger idea aside for nicer … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Honey Mustard

We are in the final(?) day(s) of our more or less whole house painting project, and, while the house is a disaster, the colors are wicked awesome… ermmm, if I do say say myself. Last night I was finally able … Continue reading

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Sesame Salad Dressing

Looks tasty, no? It is! And best of all, it’s really quite simple: add a bag of chilled mixed lettuce greens to a bowl, then dress with a dastardly simple dressing made with sesame oil(s), rice vinegar, lower sodium soy … Continue reading

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Asian Spiced Green Beans

We left off on Friday with my favorite lamb chops, a fine dinner with baked potato and green beans. Except… The chops? Perfect. The potato? Lovely. The green beans? Aye, there’s the rub! Well, in fact, the rub was part … Continue reading

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Parfait! Ramen ‘n Romaine Salad with Tamari Dressing

…which is really a long way of saying ‘Asian Salad’ – tho’ I really do hate that name, almost as much as I LOVE this salad; ramen noodles and sunflower seeds toasted in a bit of butter and olive oil, … Continue reading

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