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Cozy Donabe Party

When the days become shorter and the air crisper, it's time to bring out my donabe from the depths of my kitchen cupboards. I give it a good dusting-off and wash, then let it sit in the sun to dry. Once this ritual is...

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Lazyass Cookin': Goya Champuru

I don't know what's going on in your neck of the woods, but what is going on with the weather in the Bay Area?!?!? We are experiencing really schizophrenic weather patterns -- it will go from warm to cold in an instant. Take today, Tuesday...

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Lazyass Cookin': Curry Udon

As we continue to celebrate the almighty noodle here, I give you one of my most delicious, yet absurdly lazyass recipes in my repertoire: curry udon. I love making Japanese-style curry in the winter, it is so soul-warming, with all the carrots, onions, meat and potatoes....

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Lazyass Cookin': Nabeyaki Udon

I've been obsessed with making this dish for a few months now -- it is really satisfying when you are craving noodles, and so ridiculously easy to make. You can usually find nabeyaki udon on the menus at Japanese restaurants, for $12+. This is so easy to...

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Lazyass Cookin': Natto Omelette

I have missed writing this column, so I'm bringing it back! I can not pretend that I have abandoned my lazy ways, or that I've stopped cutting corners when cooking. My kitchen may be much bigger than what I had in Brooklyn, but this only means...