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Tender Microwaved Chicken Breast

Tender Microwaved Chicken Breast

Japanese home cooks often use microwave for food preparation. As Japanese food tend to use less oil, and try not to overcook in general, the use of microwave makes good sense. Microwaving food saves time, and actually preserves nutritional value of the food compare to using other cooking methods. You might not believe, but I […]

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Mirin

Mirin

Mirin is one of the Japanese condiment resembling sake, but has a much higher sugar content. It can be made at home, by adding rice koji to sochu (unflavored distilled liquor, vodka can be used in the U.S.), and let it sit over 6 month. Over time the mixture will be highly alcoholic and sweet. […]

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