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Iron Chef Sakai’s King Of Iron Chefs Lobster Steamed With Wakame/Seaweed

Since the finale of the original Iron Chef series, I’ve been meaning to try and make this dish.  I really wanted to taste the dish that was considered one of the ten best dishes from Iron Chef: The Official Book (p 48,49), especially given the comments of the judges.  Was it really that good? Time […]

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Christmas Omakase At Home 2016

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/6759/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/thanksgiving-omakase-at-home-2016/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/wonton-cornetscones/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/on-appetizer-soups/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/14/roasted-carrot-salad-with-curry-aigre-doux/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/09/monkfish-with-iron-chef-sakai-tomato-oil-sauce/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/red-wine-braised-short-ribs-with-root-vegetables/ So at long last, my last major dinner of the year was here.  And what a whirlwind of preparation it was to get there.  I started making the cones a couple of days before the dinner and wiped […]

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Roasted Carrot Salad With Curry Aigre-Doux

While trying to find inspiration for my Christmas meal ‘salad course’, I came across a dish listing at https://epicures.wordpress.com/2009/11/09/per-se-nyc-3/ – and in particular, it was the salad dish described as:  Sweet Carrot Salad, Young Onions, Candied Walnuts and Pea Tendrils with Madras Curry “Aigre-Doux”. So I thought, why couldn’t I make a simple melange of […]

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Monkfish With Iron Chef Sakai Tomato Oil Sauce

During the planning for my Christmas meal, I was wondering what to do about a seafood course.  At one point I had considered lobster.  But given the time constraints of what I had in mind, I went from lobster with sauce americaine, to Iron Chef Sakai’s Seaweed Steamed Lobster to his Seaweed Steamed Snapper With […]

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Wonton Cornets/Cones

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/05/01/nobu-tartare-with-caviar-for-two/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/6759/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/nishino-wasabi-cream/ Ingredients do not recognize national boundaries -Iron Chef Michiba Diner: …we love what we’ve eaten, but it was not Japanese food Iron Chef Morimoto: Why isn’t it Japanese, and why must it be?                                                                      […]

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A Fourth Of July Dinner

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/french-laundry-staff-meal-salad-dressing/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/09/26/confit-byaldi-aka-disneys-ratatouille/ So for the 4th of July, I thought my wife and I would enjoy corn on the cob, a nice salad and a nice steak on ratatouille. While preparing the confit byaldi for the holiday meal,  I decided to see how my new Myabi 7000 MCD would […]

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Spinach Appetizer Soup, Thomas Keller Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/watercress-appetizer-soup/ I’ve sort of been busy with work and hosting my in-laws these last two weeks.  I wanted to impress my in-laws with one final new offering before they headed home on a Sat night flight.  My in-laws had been impressed by my chilean seabass with pan roasted mushrooms, steamed […]

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