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I had ambitious plans to blog every day in Japan and have failed. At the end of the day, it’s all I can do to get our photos downloaded from our cameras and backed up. So I’ve lowered the bar and will post an iPhone photo a day. I have three days of catching up to do.
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IMG_2829.JPGKano River, Kyoto

I’ve been making Marc Matsumoto’s tofu and avocado salad. It’s simple and delicious.

But my favorite way to make tofu is pan fried until it’s got a crispy golden crust – like Michael Natkin does. It truly does make tofu “freaking delicious.”

Last night I decided to combine the two using cubed pieces of fried tofu in the avocado salad. Then I added tomatoes…really sweet ripe ones. It was amazing!

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