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Teriyaki chicken

You can use chicken breast or thighs, we prefer thighs. You can make this dish 2 ways: Cut the chicken into pieces (medium cubes) or cook a whole chicken breasts/ tights. I prefer to cut, this method is easier to cook and to be sure it’s cooked. Mirin and sake you can substitute to rice wine vinegar, just add some...
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Fried Rice with egg and vegetables

One day before: First you need to cook the rice, about 1 1/3 cup of long grain rice. I do the rice in a rice cooker, but of course you can make it in a saucepan with a heavy bottom, the rice should be crumbly ( loose, able to be fried) and not mushy. So with the rice rinse it in...
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Duck pate

Once in a while I make chicken pate, but when I buy duck, I definitely use the liver for duck pate, one of my favorites! If you are making this pate for a couple of days and will eat it right away, you can cover it with a or plastic, but if you are making pate for a longer...
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Stuffed Bell Pepper Jack-o-Lanterns

A fun take on stuffed bell peppers for Halloween. Try to vary the filling, adding some vegetables to the meat like grated carrots, zucchini or different herbs to your taste. If you like spicy food, then add some chopped jalapeno. You can serve  these peppers with tomato sauce, mixing it with sour cream, salt and pepper. Very tasty peppers...
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Blini

Blini-thin pancakes. Very tasty and delicious pancakes, similar to crepes or Swedish pancakes, but this is the Russian version. When you add the boiling water the batter size will increase several times, so be sure to use a large bowl. You can serve with sour cream, whipped cream, chocolate, various jams or wrap them in a different filling such...
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