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Sichuan? Szechwan? Szechuan?

In General, Seafood On November 13, 2013 1 Comment

Sichuan? Szechwan? Szechuan? A few years ago, I found this funny little thorny plant at Uwajimaya that was labeled “Szechuan pepper corn, sex indeterminant.”  I bought it, planted… Read More »

Okonomiyaki. Oh my!

In Appetizers, Dinners, Seafood On October 29, 2013 3 Comments

I returned recently from Japan, with renewed reverence for Japanese food.  Everywhere you turn in Japan, there is wonderful and varied food. I had some of the best… Read More »

Nosh Without Nerves

In Appetizers On September 17, 2013 1 Comment

Foodie-san took the summer off, having too much fun traveling to places like Spain, the Canadian Okanogan, the East Coast and Portland. And entertaining, which should be at… Read More »

The Meaning of Beef

In Beef, Dinners, General On February 8, 2013 1 Comment

I did a little bit of research into the term “beef” because it is used in so many ways in the English language having nothing to do with… Read More »