Spicy Soba Bowl

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Let’s talk about this Ryan Adam’s’ 1989 album.

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I SWOON. Look, I’m no Taylor Swift fan. In fact, I could name 12 reasons why she annoys the pants off of me. But the girl can write a catchy tune – ain’t no doubt about it. However, the auto-tune she relies on gives me a splitting headache.

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Enter Ryan Adams. The man could sing my grocery list & I would melt into a pool of emotion. He’s turned all of the catchy pop tunes into acoustic ballads & I have done nothing but listen to the entire album on repeat for 48 hours. (It’s on Spotify for those who haven’t discovered this majesty).

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I just enjoy when a song strikes me to the core so deeply that it stops me in my tracks & I immediately have to perform a lyrical routine or act out my own music video. Anyone with me? Bueller?

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Bet a million dollars Mandy Moore is rueing the day she signed those divorce papers.

Time: 30 minutes (prep + cooking) | Serves: 4

  • 1 package of soba noodles
  • 1/2 head of cabbage, chopped
  • 1 roasted red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of cooked edamame
  • 3 tbsp. of spicy teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tbsp. of sriracha
  • 1 tbsp. of soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. of rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. of ginger, ground
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil

How to:

  • Whisk together teriyaki sauce + sriracha + soy sauce + rice wine vinegar + ginger
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat
  • Add cabbage, red pepper + edamame + a tbsp. of sauce
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Meanwhile, cook soba noodles according to package directions
  • Drain + rinse under cold water
  • Add noodles to pan with veggies + mix well
  • Stir in the remainder of the sauce
  • Serve hot with sesame seeds
  • Slurp noodles one at a time until you can’t take it anymore + have to smash your face in the bowl
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19 thoughts on “Spicy Soba Bowl

  1. Sung-Jin says:

    A weird series of events – like an album, plan to cover it song by song, actually cover it song by song, keep it simple and beautiful, receive critical acclaim for it. Good work Ryan Adams.

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