Tag: miso

Food memory: Miso hollandaise & a day in the life as a teacher


Little known fact: Snixy Kitchen is not my first blog. Back in 2007, I had a five-post stint as a blogger telling detailed classroom stories of teaching adventures, in which I replaced all my students’ names with Disney characters. I wrote about the time I discovered that 4th-grade Gaston had written, “Ms. Nix is next,” [continue reading...]

Sesame miso zucchini noodles and tofu


It takes every ounce of self-control to refrain from eating homemade fettuccine every day. Unfortunately, eating fresh pasta as often as I crave it is not consistent with my healthy eating goals and does not bode well for staying in shape. After pigging out on candied bacon a couple of weeks ago, our diet was [continue reading...]

Beef udon miso soup


The fickle bay area weather has me simultaneously craving frozen strawberry popsicles and warm brothy soup. To celebrate Mother Nature’s springtime indecisiveness, we slurped down comforting noodle soup for dinner with strawberries and whipped cream for dessert. The inspiration for this broth bowl came from my determination to use the tub of white miso paste [continue reading...]

Miso udon noodles with tofu


Even when life’s too hectic for meal-planning, I’m much too cheap to eat out, especially since we’re saving our pennies for the fancy schmancy camera of Lucas’s dreams. Plus, I always feel super guilty about splurging on food that’s likely terrible for us, even if we happen to select a healthy dish off the menu (which, let’s [continue reading...]