Salty savory Japanese comfort food and some thoughts about soba

Yeah you know your mouth is already watering, so let's cut right to it.  This recipe is Chicken Soba Soup with Spinach and Miso, and damn it is the perfect thing for cold winter days.  I basically could've been sipping the broth while sitting at a kotatsu with Mount Fuji visible through the window.  The recipe … Continue reading Salty savory Japanese comfort food and some thoughts about soba

Coquettish Croquettes: A “Fifty Shades of Chicken” Valentine Dinner

Could that title possibly have more words in it?  Jeez. As I've mentioned before, being a poor grad student means packing a lot of lunches.  How better than to make an easy lunch than by purchasing a rotisserie chicken and shredding it to pieces?  You can make chicken salad sandwiches, put cold shredded chicken in … Continue reading Coquettish Croquettes: A “Fifty Shades of Chicken” Valentine Dinner