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The Original Japanese Meal-Prep Guide

Holidays should be for celebrating, not working. Enter osechi.

Illustrations: Kaki Okumura

The table was lined with boxes, filled with colorful foods specially made just during Lunar New Year. The bright red prawns, still glistening from their sweet sake and soy sauce marinade, invited me to reach for them. My eyes scanned for the sugar-coated black soybeans and steamed shrimp…



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Kaki Okumura

Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱