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Ginger Dipping Sauce

Reviewed: Mar. 6, 2005
I have been searching and testing many recipes for a ginger sauce that is like those served at hibachi (japanese style steakhouses) restaruants. This so far is the closest I have found with decent measurements. Initially it was too heavy on the soy taste, and so altered the recipe as follows: used 1 tsp bottled lemon juice, used rice vinegar (but white would be fine), added sugar to total 2 tsps., and added 1 tablesspoon of mirin (japanese rice wine, although I think adding a little water to dilute would be ok). I also used a white onion as yellow is sometimes too strong. Fresh ginger is key, as well as a good smooth puree. This is the closest I have come to duplicating the restaruant's version.
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Luscious Spinach Artichoke Dip

Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2002
I accidentally used the whole spinach package instead of half, no problem, it only made the dip "chunkier". Still good with sour cream and salsa, as all the restaurants serve it that way. I will add more sour cream, I like mine creamier that way.
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