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
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
As I ventured dining outside my home as a young child, at restaurants and friends homes, I could not understand why ‘spaghetti sauce’ tasted so different from the sauce I dined on at home. Discover the difference in this little family jewel recipe from my Family & Friends cookbook – Gray’s Pasta Sauce.
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July 30, 2017
Pure Southern comfort. This triple play of homemade components adds up to the newest little jewel that will become a comfort classic, Bijouxs Mushrooms & Grits.
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June 18, 2017
Shh…the sauce is a secret. Yes, truth be told, the sauce is the secret to my Baked Ziti with Sausage. Winter is upon us so let’s stay warm with a little jewel from my Family & Friends Cookbook.
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January 8, 2017