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This weekend I took a trip down to Chinatown to wander around, enjoy the atmosphere, and pick up ingredients for dinner.  The array of goods that are available in such a small area is mind-boggling, and a little overwhelming, especially when all of the signs are in Chinese and you have no idea what half of these things are.

Dried Scallops

The dried seafood store was one of the more interesting places that we visited.  I’d been there before, but I didn’t have any reason to buy anything, and I wouldn’t have known what to do with it if I had bought anything.  This time, however, I had a recipe from the Momofuku cookbook that called for dried scallops and shrimp, so I was prepared.

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Written by Drew

January 25th, 2010 at 1:12 pm

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