Pasta Nests – with a bite of Thanksgiving!

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Hi! This is a recipe I’ve created for Mori-Nu Tofu – I try to present to you creative ways to add more healthy tofu in your diet! ~jaden After 10 days of traveling in Hong Kong and Toyko (with brief stops in the beautiful Minneapolis airport), we’re finally home now. It’s nice to come back just in time to get in …

Garlic Noodles with Miso Butter

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This is a variation of one of the most popular recipes from my cookbook (Todd & Diane posted the recipe for Garlic Butter Noodles) and SteamyKitchen.com (Garlic Scallion Noodles). I’ve one-upped the recipe by adding in a spoonful of miso paste and throwing in fresh mushrooms, which is like upgrading from (okay, I just deleted a lame analogy of something …

Seafood Miso Noodle Soup

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A couple of weeks ago, we had a massive Temaki sushi party with friends. If you’ve never been to one, I highly suggest making friends with the fine folks at I Love Blue Sea  or head over to Casson Trenor’s site, Sustainable Sushi and host a sushi party of your own. Since I’m a type of person who always over-cooks for dinner parties …

Tomato Herb Pasta

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Tomato Herb Pasta recipe from Southern Living 1001 Ways to Cook Southern — recipe on Steamy Kitchen on TLC.

Taiwanese Pork Noodles

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Recipe for very simple Taiwanese Pork Noodle Recipe – Lo Ba from cookbook author and Asian recipe expert Jaden Hair.

Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

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I recently had the pleasure of meeting, cooking and dining with Marcella and Victor Hazan at their home in Florida. At 87 years old, Marcella Hazan is a legend in the culinary world, having influenced millions of Americans on the art of Italian cooking. Of all recipes, I think this is simple Tomato Sauce is what she’s most famous for. …

Scarpetta’s Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Garlic Basil Oil

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Scarpetta in New York City is most famous for its Spaghetti with Tomato and Basil. People pay $24 for a serving. Yes, that’s right: twenty-four dollars. And we’re not talking about the family-style mound you’d find in a sticky-floored Italian joint. This is one of those fancy-restaurant, daintily plated serving sizes. If you twirl your fork three times, you’d get …