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New Year's good-luck dish utilizes beans, chestnuts

By Betty Shimabukuro

~~<p>A recipe for New Year's good luck came to me in the form of an unsigned recipe from the Ozawa family in Mili&shy;lani. It's a slow-cooker recipe for a traditional Japa&shy;nese holiday dish, kuro&shy;mame, or sweet black beans.</p>
<p>Plump, dried soybeans are usually simmered for hours in a soy-sugar sauce, closely watched to prevent scorching or boiling over. With a Crock-Pot you can walk away. Cook the beans while you sleep, even.</p>
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A recipe for New Year's good luck came to me in the form of an unsigned recipe from the Ozawa family in Mili­lani. It's a slow-cooker recipe for a traditional Japa­nese holiday dish, kuro­mame, or sweet black beans.

Plump, dried soybeans are usually simmered for hours in a soy-sugar sauce, closely watched to prevent scorching or boiling over. With a Crock-Pot you can walk away. Cook the beans while you sleep, even. Login for more...



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