Pasta/Noodles


Korean Magic Noodles

  Japchae. Japchae. It’s almost as fun to say as bibimbap. And come to think of it, every Korean I’ve met seems to utter the word with revere and a sigh.   Maybe that’s because the noodles used to make the dish are magical. Called Dangmyun, they are dried vermicelli noodles made with sweet potato […]

Mama’s Noodles with Mushrooms and Ham, and Her Special Bowl

  Today Chinese people all over the world are enjoying the Lantern Festival, which marks the last day of the Chinese New Year season. The traditional food for the festival is Yuanxiao dumplings, made with sticky rice flour.   Instead of dumplings, I made a rice noodle dish found in the cookbook The Breath of […]

Cousin Deonna’s Perfect Mac & Cheese

Mac & cheese is a classic side for barbecue, which of course it not the same thing as grilling, the subject of the current DCCC book (Global Grilling by Jay Solomon.) But there are some dishes in the book, burgers and baked beans, for example, that would go fabulously with an all-American mac & cheese. This is […]




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