Japanese “Fast Food” – Oden#2

Filed under:Fast Food☆ — posted by IOjaw on January 30, 2007 @ 4:55 pm

This is another of the convenience store versions of a local wintertime favorite (oden) with hamhock, egg, cow tongue, daikon, kamaboko, sausage, konyaku, pork, and stuffed cabbage rolls, in a clear broth with a spicy mustard condiment. As a side order for the meal, a serving of negitoro (onion and tuna) sushi.

Japanese "Fast Food"  - Oden#2

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Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆ #207

Filed under:Bean,Bread,Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆,Cheese,Chicken,Pasta,Pork — posted by IOjaw on January 29, 2007 @ 10:33 pm

This is a super-quick lunch put together from leftovers, Ginger Pork – Chicken Pasta Lunch:

Ginger Pork - Chicken Pasta Lunch

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Simply slice whole wheat dinner rolls; fill with one leftover Ginger-Pork medallion per roll topped with fresh basil leaves and crumbled baby cheese; heat in microwave for 1.5 minutes; remove from microwave and heat leftover Chicken Pot Pie filling. Meanwhile, add iceberg lettuce and cherry tomato slices to pork mini-sandwiches; plate sandwiches and chicken pasta; top pasta with cracked black sesame seeds.

Japanese “Fast Food” – Bento#62

Filed under:Bento,Fast Food☆ — posted by IOjaw on January 27, 2007 @ 4:00 pm

This is another version of the local “oba-style” take-out meals with rice, a goya (bitter melon) and moyashi (soybean sprout) mix, potato croquette, mini-hamburger, pork luncehon meat (spam), daikon, carrot-egg mix, a konbu-konyaku mix, and deep-fried mackerel.

Japanese "Fast Food" - Bento#62

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Japanese “Fast Food” – Soybean Senbei

Filed under:Fast Food☆,Snack Time — posted by IOjaw on January 26, 2007 @ 3:02 pm

This variation of snack crackers was given to Hubby as a gift from a visiting acquaintance from Tokyo. We had never eaten the soybean varieties of senbei before, quite tasty…

Japanese "Fast Food" - Soybean Senbei

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Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆ #206

Filed under:Bean,Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆,Cheese,Chicken,Original Detailed Videos,Pasta,Tortilla — posted by IOjaw on January 25, 2007 @ 2:11 pm

A simple and quick way to enjoy one of my favorite cool weather dishes, Soft-Crust Chicken Pot Pie:

Soft-Crust Chicken Pot Pie

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The dish included chopped chicken thigh, olive oil, diced carrot and white onion, fresh rosemary leaves, white pepper, minced garlic paste, minced ginger paste, milk, frozen bean mix, chopped fresh basil, 5-Cheese Pasta, egg, and tortillas.

Equipment and All Ingredients Needed

1 Medium pot 1 Frying pan 2 Stovetop burners 1 Microwave oven

1 Small whisk 1 Knife 1 Cutting board

1 Large boneless chicken thigh

1 ¼ Cups frozen bean mix

4 Tortillas

1 Medium egg

½ Large carrot

½ Medium white onion

2 Cups 5-Cheese Pasta

½ Cup milk

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon minced garlic paste

1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary

1 Teaspoon dried parsley flakes

1 Teaspoon white pepper

1 Teaspoon water

½ Teaspoon minced ginger paste

4 Medium fresh basil sprigs

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Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆ #205

Filed under:Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆,Rice,Seafood — posted by IOjaw on January 24, 2007 @ 7:33 pm

Hubby decided to try something new, Papa’s Seafood Surprise:

Papa's Seafood Surprise

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For the meal hubby used chopped bell pepper and carrot, shrimp, Shitake mushrooms, julienned squid, red miso paste, sesame oil, white pepper, minced garlic paste, minced ginger paste, scallion, and rice topped with cracked black sesame seeds.

Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆ #204

Filed under:Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆,Cheese,Original Detailed Videos,Pasta,Pork — posted by IOjaw on January 23, 2007 @ 4:52 pm

Here’s another simple home cooked meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes, Ginger-Pork & 5 Cheese-Pasta Dinner:

Ginger-Pork  & 5 Cheese-Pasta Dinner

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The specific ingredients are open to interpretation to meet you own tastes. For the meal I used, pork roast, olive oil, minced ginger, powdered marjoram, dried tarragon flakes, and white pepper, simmered in a red wine sauce. For the pasta, I used 3 types of baby cheese, Kraft American cheese, and parmesan cheese with butter, milk, powdered nutmeg, and dried parsley flakes. Completing the meal was frozen grilled Mediterranean vegetables sautéed in sesame oil and garlic with almond slivers.

Equipment and All Ingredients Needed

1 Medium pot 2 Frying pans 3 Stovetop Burners

1 Strainer 1 Knife 1 Cutting board

1 Small pork roast

3 Slices American cheese

1 ½ Cups frozen grilled Mediterranean vegetable mix

½ Cup red wine

¼ Cup grated parmesan cheese

2 Tablespoons butter

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon sesame oil

1 Tablespoon dried tarragon flakes

1 Teaspoon each of 3 different types of baby cheese

½ Cup milk

2 Teaspoons white pepper

1 Tablespoon dried parsley flakes

1 Teaspoon minced garlic paste

1 Teaspoon minced ginger paste

1 Teaspoon almond slivers

1 Teaspoon powdered nutmeg

1 Teaspoon flour

1 Teaspoon powdered marjoram

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Japanese “Fast Food” – Bento#61

Filed under:Bento,Fast Food☆ — posted by IOjaw on January 22, 2007 @ 10:39 pm

This is another version of a local bento vendor’s take-out meals consisting of rice, mackerel, daikon-carrot-bok choy mix, veggie tenpura, deep-fried chicken, hotdog tenpura, umeboshi, and a side cup of soba-flavored broth.

Japanese "Fast Food" - Bento#61

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Japanese “Fast Food” – Mini-Bento Meal#2

Filed under:Bento,Fast Food☆ — posted by IOjaw on January 20, 2007 @ 1:24 pm

This is a mini-bento selection from another local vendor containing rice, deep-fried prawns, tartar sauce, carrots, and a soba-flavored broth. For add-on side dishes, pasta salad and a karashina-fu-tuna mix.

Japanese "Fast Food"  - Mini-Bento Meal#2

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Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆ #203

Filed under:Beef,Chanpuru-No Rules-Cooking☆,Rice,Salad — posted by IOjaw on January 19, 2007 @ 11:50 am

Hubby was in the need of a break from the wintery stew and soup meals, so he came up with this, Papa’s Hamburger Steak Dinner:

Papa's Hamburger Steak Dinner

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For the meal, hubby combined nutmeg, hamburger, panko, sautéed bacon bits, white pepper, egg, and milk for the patty; topped it with a canned demi-glase infused with red wine and shitake mushrooms; and garnished with fresh basil sprig. Side dishes consisted of rice topped with cracked black sesame seeds, steamed carrot slices sautéed in butter and olive oil; and a salad of iceberg lettuce, arugula, salad greens, and cherry tomatoes with a creamy sesame dressing.


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