Posts Tagged ‘Turnip’

New sandwich shop.

Wall Art

Bonus points, fun movie with fun/scary actor as lead.

The Mouse went with the BLT.


One of the better BLT sandwiches in awhile (just The Mouse’s opinion). Bread was a tiny bit thick, wish it was a few centimeters thinner. But still nom!

The Mouse, prepping The Cat’s bento for this week.

Turnip and Wood Ear Fungus in Heavy Shoyu

The shoyu was mostly for color.

Heading to the farmers market.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse


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This week’s one-pot entree.

Started with.

Ground Pork

Browned then simmered. Liquid smoke, salt, whiskey, water. The Mouse wanted to add Szechuan pepper but not in pantry.

Prepped turnip and cabbage (sorry forgot to take pics).

After ground pork simmered. Added vegetables and simmered another 20 minutes.

Ground Pork, Turnip, Cabbage – Kalua Flavor

Over rice, with noodles, maybe even with bao buns (although it could be a bit soggy).

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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This week’s one-pot dish. Braised ground pork with turnip.

Start with.

Ground Pork

Browned and braised with salt, whiskey, liquid smoke.

Added diced turnip, braised a little more. Added turnip greens and turned off heat with cover off.

Smoky Braised Ground Pork with Turnip

So good over rice or noodles! Kinda a riff kalua pork with cabbage, but spoonable. No need chopsticks or fork. Hee hee.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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The Mouse won’t say this is a resolution, you know how long those last, but … at least for the first day of the year.

The Mouse (and The Cat) eats.

Breakfast Fruit

Kiwi, starfruit, and clementine.

Dinner Vegetable

Boiled turnip, with tops, eaten with French’s mustard. Nom!

More Dinner Vegetable

Mizuna aka dandelion greens, simply boiled in chicken broth. Seasonal only. Sigh.

Was your new year start okay?

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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This Week’s One Pot

Getting chilly (relatively).

This week’s one pot started with.

Pork Belly

Browned and braised little over 90 minutes with salt, liquid smoke, shoyu, sake, and whiskey.

Added turnip and braised for another hour or so.

Braised Pork Belly and Turnip (Kalua Flavor)


Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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