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A Beautiful Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

In Japan, people famously get to enjoy their great grand children and often die peacefully in their sleep. What's their secret? Yes, they eat plenty of fish, fresh vegetables and fruit. And yes,…

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Miso-Glazed Snap Peas With Horseradish ‘Snow’

Recipe: Miso-Glazed Snap Peas From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! One of my favorite cookbooks is David Chang’s "Momofuku." Though Chang’s known as M…

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Chap Chae-Style Soba Noodles

Dating back to the 17th century, chap chae (or japchae) is maybe the most popular  and best-known Korean noodle dish in the West. The combination of soy sauce, vinegar, rice wine, and sesame oil is ke…

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The Declining State of Sushi in America

Sushi has been decidedly integrated into the American diet. Sure, some people still cast a skeptical eye on sushi, seeing it as nothing more than glorified “bait.” However, sushi maintains a certain a…

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Make Your Own Vegetarian Sushi

A few weeks ago my boyfriend Sam and I made our own sushi using the Spicy Tempeh Nori Roll recipe from Veganomicon (which was delicious!). I realized it would be easy to make up your own sushi rol…

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A Wabi-Sabi Home

I asked a few friends what they loved most about their homes and each of them enthusiastically mentioned comfort. While our nests reflect their inhabitants in both taste and style, it is comfort that …

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Maru: The Most Famous Cat in Japan (3 videos)

Maru loves boxes. My two cats Tigger and Kami love boxes too, especially Tigger. Alas, my interior decoration is a bit ruined by boxes scattered all over the floor. But what are you gonna do? Mayb…

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The Nuu-Reiki Project: Japanese Healing Meets Native American Tradition

The value of cultural diversity reveals itself in so many ways. A group of inspired Reiki Masters and Reiki practitioners have brought this ancient Japanese healing modality to remote West Coast Nuu-…

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