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Spring Challenge Day 7- Miso Soup With Edamame And Corn

  Miso Soup With Edamame And Corn 1 onion, diced 1-2 Inch piece kombu, soaked and diced 2 Cups shelled edamame 2 Cups corn niblets 6 Cups filtered water 4 Tsp barley miso   In a large pot bring water, onion and kombu to a boil. Turn down heat and let simmer for 5 minutes. […]

Spring challenge Day 4- Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad

  Rice, Avocado, And Corn Salad Dressing 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon shoyu   Salad 1/2 Cup almonds Kernels from 2 ears of corn 2 Avocados 3 Cups cooked brown rice 2 Dill pickles,diced 1/2 Small red onion, finely chopped   To make the dressing, […]

Spring Challenge Day 14- Sweet Corn And Basmati Salad

Sweet Corn And Basmati Salad   1 Cup brown basmati rice, rinsed well and soaked for 2 to 3 hours 11/2 Cups spring or filtered water Sea salt About 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 to 3 Cloves fresh garlic, finely minced 1 Yellow onion, finely diced 1 Cup fresh or frozen corn kernels Mirin […]

Spring Challenge Day 9- Cornbread With Green Bean Salad

Cornbread With Green Bean Salad Cornbread 2 Cups whole what pastry flour 1 Cup yellow cornmeal 21/2 Teaspoons baking powder Generous pinch of sea salt 1/2 Teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/2 Cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons brown rice syrup 2/3 to 1 Cup plain soy milk 1/2 Cup fresh or frozen corn kernels   […]

November Odds and Ends

Nope not ginger… or potato! Jerusalem artichoke. My aunt and Uncle are growing Organic Jerusalem artichokes here on Prince Edward Island (to make an order call 902-566-3055). They gave  me some to try last week and here is what I did with them. -1Lb Jerusalem artichokes, scrubbed well and sliced into 1 inch pieces -4-6 […]

Spring Challenge day 23- Arame with Sweet Corn

Arame with Sweet Corn-by Aveline Kushi 1 Ounce dried arame 1 Tbsp dark sesame oil 1 Cup onions, sliced into half moons Spring or filtered water 2-3 Tbsp tamari soy sauce 2 Cups fresh sweet corn kernels Clean the arame and put it in a strainer to drain. Oil a frying pan and heat it. […]

Spring Challenge Day 3- Arepas

Happy Easter weekend! It is quite a warm day here in New Haven (26 degrees C), so turning on my oven was not a welcome thought. The end result was worth the 30 min of extra heat and the Arepas were enjoyed by everyone! Arepas– By Aveline Kushi These delicious corn dough balls are the […]

Day 1- Steak Tartare

(April fools) Summer Style Fried Rice, by Aveline Kushi 1-2 Tbsp Dark sesame oil 1 Cup crumbled tofu 1/2 Cup diced onion 1 Tbsp chopped scallion roots 1 Cup fresh corn kernels (scraped from 1 medium sized ear of corn) 2 Cups cooked brown rice 1-2 Tbsp tamari soy sauce or sea salt 1/2 Cup […]

Valentines Day

One of the ways I  like to show my love for others is through cooking( I’ve heard said ..What better way to a man’s heart then through his stomach) For the past 10 years, since we started a family. Pan and I stay in for valentines. We feed the kids early and put them to […]