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
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
TOMATOMANIA!! It sounds like a campy 50’s movie, but tomato recipes are the stars of this show. This show recipe therefore warranted a “director’s cut.” Bijouxs latest little jewel recipe with the power of memory & little humor – Tomato Upside-Down Cake.
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June 25, 2017