Oyster-Miso Nabemono

Got home from work feeling a little under the weather and stressed from work.  I think everyone has those days when they simply need easy to fix comfort food.  Well, here is one of my indulgences.  It looks great, prepares with very little work, and is utterly edible.  In addition, it is very flexible and prepared with stock items on hand (except for the oysters).  This recipe was inspired by Tadashi Ono’s excellent book  Japanese Hot Pots: Comforting One-Pot Meals.

In addition to oysters, this dish  highlights the fudge-adjacent flavor of hatcho-miso.  For those of you that haven’t used it before, hatcho is a specific type of aged and pressed miso that provides a decadent, rich flavor to this dish.  … 

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