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Tahini-miso slaw w/ daikon

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We got this addictive dressing recipe from the Smitten Kitchen cookbook. Really, miso and tahini are a great combination.  Think something like the thick orange stuff you get on three pieces of iceberg lettuce in Japanese restaurants, only so much better.  She uses sugar snap peas.  I say the salad is all about the dressing, and anything green and crunchy has the right idea — a crisp and refreshing salad that balances a spicy main course.

Serves 4

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Charred tofu stir-fry + magic soup

Cooking order is key here.   When it works, you get great charred tofu and nice crisp-tender vegetables.   When it doesn’t, you get mush.   Magic soup is indeed magic — try it next time you have a head cold, as warm and spicy as you can tolerate.

Serves 2

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