~From Russia with Love~
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~From Russia with Love~

By Maria Nikolaeva with foreword by Genevieve Mollitor It’s been a busy time for everyone, these past few weeks. Old friends are leaving, new friends are coming, temperatures are rising, the humidity is testing the sweat glands of all those little crevices you didn’t know you could perspire from, the list goes on… Last weekend, … Continue reading

Fire. It. Up.
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Fire. It. Up.

By Genevieve Mollitor BBQ SEASON HAS OFFICIALLY STARTED Well guys, it’s that time of year again. Yes, you’ve guessed it, Aomori Summer. A grand ole time when the weather blesses us with many beautiful days of sun (…and rain),  double digits of Celsius in the +20s, and a rich breeding ground for all our favorite … Continue reading

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane! It’s a… What’s a Potato Bean?
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It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane! It’s a… What’s a Potato Bean?

By Genevieve Mollitor You ever find yourself walking through the supermarket and questioning everything you thought you knew about life? Σ( ̄□ ̄;) Unfamiliar foods and magical combinations of flavors await your every turn! Like the American Groundnut, for example. AKA Potato Bean, Apios Americana, Hopniss, etc. (アピオス in Japanese). Continue reading

It’s the Stove of Legends!
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It’s the Stove of Legends!

By Genevieve Mollitor You’re nabe gonna believe this stewpendous thing called Nabemono all these Japanese are raving about! The quintessential winter comfort food of Japan, Nabemono, or Nabe for short, is the perfect food to warm yourself up on those excruciatingly chilly nights. It’s a great food to gather round with a group of friends, or simply make a … Continue reading