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Top 12 Just One Cookbook Recipes of 2017

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    Top 12 recipes from Just One Cookbook of 2017. From Bulgogi Korean Grilled Beef, Baked Katsudon, Omurice, Tan Men, to Miso Dengaku and more, you want to give these delicious recipes a try.

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    This time of year I’m always encouraged to come up with new exciting recipes and ideas to share with you. In the meantime, I wanted to highlight some of the most favorited recipes that have been made by many of you in the past year.

    Not surprisingly, most of these recipes are approachable and easy to make at home. And four of them are actually from the Japanese drama – Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories. It tells me how much you enjoyed the show! If you missed out any of these recipes, you’re in the right place. Below is the list of Top 12 Just One Cookbook Recipes of 2017. I hope you can find more time to cook and enjoy every special kitchen moments with your loved ones in 2018.

    Enjoy and thank you so much for being here.

    Top 12 Just One Cookbook Recipes of 2017

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    Bulgogi (Korean Grilled Beef) プルコギ |

    1. Bulgogi Korean Grilled Beef プルコギ

    Tender pieces of caramelized grilled beef with crunchy sweet vegetables, who can resist this classic Korean dish. Every mouthful is sweet, savory, and oh-so-flavorful, it’s no wonder Bulgogi tops the chart of the most popular recipes on Just One Cookbook! 

    Pressure Cooker Oxtail Soup | Instant Pot Recipes | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    2. Pressure Cooker Oxtail Soup

    Put your newly purchased instant pot to work with this hearty and flavorful Oxtail Soup (Hong Kong Style Borscht). In this recipe, oxtail, stew beef, onion, carrot, tomatoes, potatoes, and cabbage are cooked in a tomato-based soup in minimal time. Thanks to the help of instant pot, it’s a delicious way to get your collagen for youthful skin!

    Chanko Nabe (Sumo Stew) ちゃんこ鍋 | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    3. Chanko Nabe (Sumo Stew) ちゃんこ鍋

    Filled with all kinds of vegetables and proteins in a rich dashi and chicken broth, Chanko Nabe or Sumo Stew is a robust hot pot you want to make for your family all winter long.

    Baked Katsudon 揚げないカツ丼 | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    4. Baked Katsudon 揚げないカツ丼

    Juicy pork cutlet baked until golden and served over a hot bowl of steamed rice with an addition of runny egg, this Baked Katsudon could be your favorite way to enjoy fried food without guilt!

    Omurice オムライス (Omelette Rice - "Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories" | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    5. Omurice (Omelette Rice) オムライス – ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’

    We all need easy comfort food ideas that can get us through the week, especially after the holiday slump. Add this tomato-based Omurice to your rice dish rotation! Inspired by the Japanese drama – Midnight Diner, this omurice recipe is so popular that many of you agree it is a winner for both children and adults-alike.

    Tamago Tofu Gohan (Egg Tofu Rice) 玉子豆腐ご飯 | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    6. Egg Tofu (Tamago Tofu) 玉子豆腐 – ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’

    Another humble yet delicious recipe from the Midnight Diner that gets your attention is this silken, creamy Egg Tofu (or Tamago Tofu). Made with eggs and  savory dashi broth, this tofu dish highlights the beauty of simplicity.

    Tan-Men タンメン | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    7. Tan-Men タンメン – ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’

    There are endless ways to prepare and enjoy ramen. But most of us would go for the quickest way to cook up our favorite ramen at home. Made with simple broth with stir fried pork and vegetables, this tan-men recipe is one of the easiest ramen soup noodles you will make over and over again.

    Homemade Lemonade (Classic, Mint, and Thyme) | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    8. 3 Easy Homemade Lemonade Recipes

    We can never get bored with fresh homemade lemonade. Here are 3 delicious versions of lemonade – Classic, Thyme, and Mint Lemonade. Bookmark them for your summer must-have drink recipes file.

    Miso glazed food on top of plates

    9. Miso Dengaku (Tofu, Eggplant, Daikon & Konnyaku) 味噌田楽

    It’s a new year, so we ought to incorporate more plant-based food into our daily eating habit. Good news is they don’t have to be boring. This delicious spread of Miso Dengaku with tofu, eggplant, daikon, and konnyaku slathered in sweet & savory miso glaze is a fabulous way to enjoy more vegetables. The Japanese have been enjoying this miso-glazed dish since 1500’s.

    Hanami Dango (花見団子) | Sanshoku Dango (三色団子) | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    10. Hanami Dango 花見団子

    While winter is still in full force, we know spring will eventually arrive and once again the flowers will bloom. If you haven’t tried Hanami Dango, why not make these tri-color rice balls to welcome Spring. These wagashi (Japanese traditional confectionaries) are a treat to enjoy during cherry blossom viewing in Japan.

    Japanese earthenware pot containing sliced pork belly, tofu, napa cabbage, carrot, leeks are cooking in a soy milk dashi broth.

    11. Soy Milk Hot Pot 豆乳鍋

    Nothing is more cozy that this delicious Japanese Soy Milk Hot Pot on a cold day. Napa cabbage, mushrooms, carrots, tofu, greens and thinly sliced pork all cooked in a pot of creamy and savory broth. You can omit the meat to make it vegetarian too.

    Hot Pot for One with Napa Cabbage & Sliced Pork Belly (白菜と豚バラの一人鍋) | Easy Japanese Recipes at

    12. Hot Pot for One 白菜と豚バラの一人鍋 – ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’

    Fast, easy hot pot for one! If you’re cooking for yourself most of the time, this hot pot recipe is for you. Tender pork belly cooked in a savory katsuo dashi with napa cabbage and enoki mushrooms, it’s a wholesome meal to enjoy. Another popular recipe from the Japanese drama, Midnight Diner .

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