Zesty Soybean and Dill Salad

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Do you buy dried bean or canned bean?


Well, Tanooki usually buy canned beans, but sometimes the other version of me whispers,


“Hey, are you kidding? Buying dried beans can save several % of cost. You can just boil them and you have more beans on your hand!! More beans, pay less. Now, return the canned bean on the shelf and go to the dried bean aisle!”


After huge debate on my mind, I have dried soy bean on my hand.


3 lbs.


So so so big bag of soybean while I never cooked soybean as bean shape.


Now, I need to find some recipe to cook this guy and tried making salad.

Using dill was also my first time and ended up making awesome salad.

A little crunchy soybean with zesty dressing with a hint of dill was great side dish for any cuisine, so you should try one too!   
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Soy Bean Salad

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I love cooking with tofu, which is the rich source of protein.

But looking back my cooking history, I realized I had never cooked food by using true soybeans, all were food by using tofu, soy sauce, or soy milk.

I found a big bag of soybean the other day at store, so I bring it back to my house and try cooking with them.


This is my first recipe I used soybean as bean shape.


I put mayo on a little Japanese fusion (wasabi :P) so this bean salad will be the great company for your Japanese dish too!

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Potato Salad in Tomato Cup

Potato salad has a huge fan. Its creamy, sweet and smooth potato texture and taste catch and hold people’s stomach and become one of the most popular salad menu.

Potato salad appears on my dinner table often, but I wanted to celebrate summer harvest with summer veggie, tomato. And I’m satisfied to make the dish tasty and also, cute. The dish add a little sour into salad, and it dues is refreshing salad for hot summer day!

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Onion Salad

Onion has huge fans and antis. I’m definitely on fan side for its sweetness when I add heat on it. Also, I’m  so obsessed when I eat it as raw. It’s herbal, refreshing flavor can add accent on the dish, so onions are my must-have item on my pantry.

Some say it has too strong taste to eat as raw, but by adding sour plum and bonito flakes, onion can be the main character!

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Flower Field Salad

My neighbor loves flowers.

When I was in LA, I could easily see palm tree but not so much of flowers, so finding new flowers and plants while walking is my favorite moment living in this area.

Do you think it would be interesting to bring them in your dinner plate, don’t you?

I love seeing surprising face on my dinner buddy, so let’s try it out 😀

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