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A Gluten-free Holiday Menu

November 21, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, San-J Family,

Gather 'round with our latest gluten-free holiday menu, all featuring our favorite secret ingredient. Maybe it's no secret, but Tamari adds a rich and smooth flavor when used in place of salt, making...

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Meal Planning for a Busy Family

September 12, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful,

Now that school has started back up again, so have all of the kids' extracurricular activities! Between school drop-off, pick-up, tennis clinics, swimming practice, Boy Scouts, and working, sometimes...

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8 Asian Kebab Recipes

August 17, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

Summer is still going strong, and we've got some 2-step, Asian-inspired kebab and skewer recipes for grilling! These are so simple they only take a few minutes to prep....and a few minutes to grill....

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Trip to Japan

June 12, 2017 • Posted in Japan, San-J Family,

One of the wonderful things about being a regional sales manager for San-J International is having the opportunity to visit the country of Japan. In April, Dan Kettman, our Midwest regional manager,...

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Grilled Baby Bok Choy with Hoisin Honey Glaze

May 22, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

I’m always looking for ways to take the most humblest of ingredients, and transform them into a flavor-packed dish that is truly unforgettable. This desire comes from my own childhood, growing up as...

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Make Your Own Vegetable Stock

April 27, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful, San-J Family,

Food has a way of bringing people together. In my mom's family, our gatherings always include a pot of soup. And why not? With just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, you can throw together...

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Memories and Celebrations of Sakura, Japanese Cherry Blossoms

April 05, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, Mindful, San-J Family,

In Japan, cherry blossoms are praised for more than just the arrival of spring. Also known as sakura, cherry blossoms are symbolic of the beauty and mortality of life, paired with optimism of a fresh...

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