Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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As many people know already, autumn has come. There are many pumpkin or squash dish lined up in grocery store and almost everyone of the customer has at least one product of that.

 

Also, there are so many posting appeared on SNS saying, “yay, it’s finally pumpkin season so I made pumpkin cake” or “cooking for one of the best soups in the world in autumn; butternut squash soup!”

 

And I’m not the exception. The reasons are: 1) Because I have never cooked food with butternut squash while I have cooked pumpkin, so this must be the best opportunity to give it a try. 2) I finally got a food processor so I need to cook something to test drive for my new gadget!

 

It’s rain season where I live right now, so something can warm up my body is good idea. Also trying basic recipe gives me some idea for what butternut squash is like, so the most popular recipe, soup, is the perfect idea this time!

 

Slowly roasted butternut squash in a oven has incredibly sweet, and thick and rich soup can comfort your stomach with warming your body up!  

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Garbanzo Bean Salad Sandwich

Hello there, how are you? 😀

 

I went to trader joe’s today, and found great bagel. It’s called pretzel bagel!!

 

When I was working in Downtown LA, I used metro and there was a pretzel store on the corner. They always shared free tasty buttery aroma and sometimes giving away pretzel, so as soon as I saw the package of pretzel bagel, it was on my shopping cart.

 

My dinner buddy needed lunch next day, so I created bagel sandwiches.

 

Garbanzo bean salad was awesome by just being itself, but loading up to the bagel made the sandwich perfect one!   

 

Do you want a sandwich? Then just continue reading my today’s posting!  

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Pan Grilled Yummy Yam Potato

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I’m tanooki, wondering around what to eat NOW, and what other people eating while I’m eating something 😛

 

Anyways, I’m so obsessed eating food that is made with potatoes.

French fries, of course, baked potatoes, yeah I’ll have some with some sour cream, and potato salad, can I have it with tomato cup? XD

 

But sometimes I want to cook my typical recipe by using yam instead of potatoes.

The sweet one can be used as dessert and side dish of savory menu.

 

This time, I put a pinch of perilla to give it herbal flavor.

If you want a twist on your ordinal recipe, try this!

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Sweet Corn Soup

Corn soup.

 

This is one of my most popular guy in my soup recipe.

 

Although miso soup is the one which appears on my meal the most since I was a child, corn soup is the second most popular soup because I could get it from vending machine and me as kid used to beg my mom to buy me every time we passed in front of vending machine during winter.

 

The taste was always good, but if I’m allowed to complain, the chunk of corn always stuck the bottom of a can. Since I got it from vending machine, there were no fancy spoon given to let me dig the can through tiny hole.

 

If I tried to get every tiny corn that stuck on the can, I think there must be more than dozen of can of corn, and I always dream about have them again.

 

So anyway, today’s recipe is corn soup, as you can reckon.

 

The creamy sweet taste with chunk of corn will comfort your stomach, and it will never let you frustrated for digging up soup pot to get stuck corn. (Please have your own spoon, by the way:)

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Zesty Pico De Gallo

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When I cook some mexican food, I always have pico de gallo on side.

I’m not so big fan of raw, fresh but a little sour tomato, but to make my mexican food perfect, this is the one I can’t miss.

 

There are so many kinds of salsa sauce like pico de gallo, soupy version of tomato salsa, spicy version of tomato salsa, and green one, salsa verde!

(Well, I know they all must have specific name but I only know few…what a shame!)

 

Anyways, Mexican food and I don’t have such long history. There were no opportunity for me to taste it because of lack of mexican food ingredients in my country. When I tried for the first time, It was good but it made my stomach too full(not mention the amount I consume), it had been ended up I seldom chose mexican food as my meal.

 

But. Things has been changed. I found several good mexican restaurant in my neighbor, and I fell in love for its awesome taste, cheesy and refreshing corn tortilla or flour tortilla, and a little splash of lime juiced salsa combination always remind me why I fell in love with the food.

 

So today, I’d like to share with you all how I make my favorite pico de gallo. The harmony of chunky fresh sweet and sour tomato with zesty lime juice and herbal aroma of cilantro let you fall in love with Mexican food today.
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