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It's Friday Pie-day!! Today's slice of pie comes from Honey Salt in Las Vegas. Brown Bag Baked Peach Pie. I drooled just typing that out!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/brown-bag-baked-peach-pie-at-honey-salt/

#fridaypieday   #lafujimama   #honeysalt   #pielove  
Thank goodness it's Friday Pie-day!  Today's slice of goodness comes to us from Las Vegas.  Every time we drive to California to visit my parents we drive through Las Vegas.  On our way back from o...
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Serving up a recipe today from the cookbook, Kyotofu: Sweet Tofu Pudding, a Japanese take on Italian panna cotta.  Soooooo good! 

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/sweet-tofu-pudding/

#lafujimama   #kyotofu   #japanesefood  
Author Nicole Bermensolo brought her love for Japanese culture to Manhattan in 2006 when she and her friend Michael opened Kyotofu, a full-service restaurant and bakery.  The Kyotofu bakery feature...
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I'm kicking off a new ongoing series today called Friday Pie-Day by sharing my favorite slice of pie---apple pie at Law's Coffee Shop in Oak Glen, California!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/laws-coffee-shop-apple-pie/ 

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Pie is my thing.  I happen to have been born on National Pie Day.  Every year for my birthday when my mom asked what I wanted to have for my birthday cake, I would inevitably request something in a...
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Umeboshi, Japanese pickled plums, are a favorite at our house. Today I'm sharing the process of making them, which is time consuming, but worth it (in my opinion)!

Umeboshi: Fall fruit of summer labor

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/umeboshi-fall-fruit-of-summer-labor/
The Japanese do incredible things with fruits and vegetables.  From braising to deep frying, and drying to pickling, there are hundreds of ways to use and transform a wide variety of plants.  A par...
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Start your day off right with some Waffled California Avocado and Raspberry Toast!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/waffled-avocado-and-raspberry-toast/

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Happy Monday! Here's to a great day and a great week.  To help you get things started off right, my newest post for California Avocados is up!  This week I'm talking breakfast, specifically toast. ...
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I love a good Reuben sandwich, but have always thought they were even better with avocado slices on them. So I figured I would spread my love for avocado Reuben sandwiches by sharing my recipe!

http://www.lafujimama.com/avocado-reuben-sandwich/
I adore a good Reuben sandwich.  Hop on over to The Scoop to see my version that includes slices of California avocado.
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Three after-school snack recipes for you today that include California avocados!!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/after-school-snacks/

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It's that time of year again when our kids are heading back to school.  Good bye lazy days.  Good bye sleeping in.  But hey, I'm happy to be back on a schedule and have some time during the day whe...
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Bug and I went to a Hatch chile roast at Harmons Grocery over the weekend and ended up buying a bushel of roasted chiles (that is A TON of chiles!). I whipped up a batch of Roasted Hatch Chile Cornbread and am sharing the recipe today!

#lafujimama   #harmonsgrocery   #client  

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/roasted-hatch-chile-cornbread/
I've recently had friends that live in New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas, rubbing in my face the fact that they've got Hatch chile roastings all over the place where they live.  Not fair!  Thankfully ...
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Today I'm sharing my recipe for California Avocado Milkshakes.  Perfect for hot August afternoons!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/california-avocado-milkshake/

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Summer seems to be barreling through like a bullet train this year.  How is it possible that it is already the middle of August?  I've been trying to keep cool by not turning on the oven.  I find t...
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Shake up your burger routine with this Spicy Cheddar Lamb Burger!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/08/spicy-cheddar-lamb-burger/

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I am not a huge burger girl.  It's not that I don't like them, but if given the choice I'll choose the things that I like even more instead, like grilled chicken, steak, fish, bratwurst, etc.  Ther...
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I'm serving up a recipe for Sambal Matah (a Balinese raw shallot and lemongrass relish) today and celebrating a new website for chili pepper lovers called Jalapeno Mania!

http://www.lafujimama.com/2015/07/balinese-sambal-matah/
I am a chilihead, so I always have my eye out for new ways to enjoy hot chili peppers.  My newest chili recipe acquisition was a recipe for Balinese Sambal Matah.  My take on this recipe will be th...
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After a 3 1/2 week nightmarish forced posting drought, my site is sort of back, but functional!! To cool off I'm sharing a recipe for a Fennel and Strawberry Salad with Aged Cheddar Cheese:

http://www.lafujimama.com/fennel-strawberry-cheddar-cheese-salad/

#lafujimama   #summerrecipes   #saladrecipes  
It's kind of ironic that I write a blog, yet I may be one of the most technologically inept people of all time. (Ok, that may be a gross exaggeration, but you get what I mean.)  
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La Fuji Mama focuses on bringing world flavors to the family dinner table. Rachael Hutchings, author of La Fuji Mama, has eaten her way around the world, having lived in a variety of locations, including Paris, Tokyo, Memphis, and Los Angeles.  She is a self-proclaimed Japanese cuisine advocate who loves introducing people to such things as the wonders of homemade tofu, the importance of sustainable seafood, and the secrets behind making professional-looking gyoza.  You can also find her on Twitter @fujimama and on Facebook,La Fuji Mama.