Month: November 2006

Using Thanksgiving Leftovers

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/116/306346042_d6f48d481a_o.jpg" alt="Thanksgiving roll" /> </span> <p>Now that turkey day is over, I'm sure you have lots of leftovers! Many of you are looking for fun and tasty new ways to use your boring old leftovers... So, as promised, here are a few ways to use all those leftovers.</p>

Dinner Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/100/303404669_6d976c4645_o.jpg" alt="Dinner Roll" /> </span> <p>Sausage and potatoes. Sounds like a completely normal dinner, but would that really taste that great in sushi? Well, we tried it, and it does!</p>

tamago nigiri

Tamago Nigiri

Tamago nigiri may not be the fanciest sushi out there, but it can be found at most sushi places. It’s so easy to make, you could fry up some bacon and eat tamago nigiri for breakfast! (I bet we all know what I’m making for breakfast tomorrow!) Makes about 5-6 pieces. Ingredients 1 cup sumeshi

tamago

How to Make Usuyaki Tamago

Tamago is the Japanese name for a sweet egg omelet. This omelet can be used in maki and on nigiri sushi. The only problem is that the tamago is so good that once you try some, there might not be any left to make sushi with! This isn’t exactly a traditional recipe. Instead, this is

Philadelphia Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/116/297134999_a7d7f4de6d_o.jpg" alt="Philadelphia Roll" /> </span> <p>I first tried this roll at a sushi restaurant called Maki Maki, although it can probably be found at most sushi restaurants. </p>

Inari-zushi

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/102/294376933_3dc6ae5963_o.jpg" alt="Inari-zushi, topped with tamago and green onion" /> </span> <p>Inari-zushi is a packet of fried bean curd, filled with rice. It tastes better than it sounds, I swear! :) This was the only type of sushi that I ate all throughout my childhood, up until I was a teenager. Children generally love inari-zushi, as can be seen by the abundance of names that kids have for them. A

Firecracker Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/106/292873259_1f375f3869_o.jpg" alt="Firecracker Roll" /> </span> <p>This roll is like a little explosion in your mouth. Red bell pepper gives a little spicy crunch, while the cream cheese and cilantro cool it down.</p>

Crunchy Shrimp Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/84/282011044_60740d5d77_o.jpg" alt="Crunchy Shrimp Roll" /> </span> <p>I love, love, LOVE this roll! This is probably my favorite type of sushi ever.</p>

new zealand roll

New Zealand Roll

The New Zealand Roll is similar to the California Roll. The only differences are that the roll is made with the sumeshi on the outside and covered with kiwifruit slices. If you’re a fan of sweet/savory combinations, you’ll love this roll. The fruit on top adds just a hint of sweetness that goes excellently with

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