I have been cooking with miso for many years, but recall a time not so long ago that I could not find miso at the local grocery store. I was always health-food-store-bound. Now it’s easy to find, found along side tofu (another new feature to the supermarkets) found in the refrigerated section . You may have some experience with miso — or you might know nothing about it other than the fact that it’s a dense paste and not even edible directly from the container. Either way, here’s some of the magic of cooking with miso, recipes that are an easy place you can start.
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November 11, 2017
This cherry tart recipe is truly sweet & simple. A puff pastry tart is one of the easy dessert recipes I reach for over and over in the Bijouxs Kitchen. I love cherries and for this recipe you can use jarred or frozen, or oh lucky day, fresh and you will rewarded with a sweet, lovely cherry tart.
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October 8, 2017
One of my favorite John Irving quotes–“cooking can keep a person who tries sane.” Roasted Lemon Chicken can help you keep your cool on a rushed weeknight or during a lazy weekend – either way this recipe is a Little Jewel.
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October 1, 2017
The Best Basil Pesto-a big claim–but sticking to the classic recipe makes this recipe a true little jewel. Let’s delve into this classic sauce and make you a pesto master.
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September 17, 2017
Finally it’s tomato season, time to bring out the recipes. Basil goes hand-in-hand with luscious ripe tomatoes, and there is nothing better than fresh basil oil to complement the summer little jewels–SIMPLE.
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July 13, 2017