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Can you recomend a Miso soup brand? [Moved from Home Cooking board]

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Jack_ Mar 4, 2008 04:27 AM

I've a recipe that calls for a package of dehydrated red miso soup. I've seen several brands in the store and the last one I tried didn't taste very good. Anyone have consistent good luck with one in particular?

TIA

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    spopodopolis RE: Jack_ Mar 4, 2008 06:42 AM

    I can recommend NOT using Kikkoman. The tofu is made of styrofoam.

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      OnceUponABite RE: Jack_ Mar 4, 2008 10:49 AM

      Rather than using dehydrated miso soup mixes, it's just as easy to make miso with dashi powder. You can get dashi powder from Asian markets or online, http://importfood.com/sphd2291.html.

      Dissolve the dashi powder in water, bring to a boil, stir in some miso paste, also available in Asian markets or online, and some tofu cubes and you got miso soup.

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        cookie_eater RE: Jack_ Mar 4, 2008 01:01 PM

        Mishima is my favorite brand for dehydrated miso soup. You might substitute regular miso soup by removing an equal amount of liquid from your original recipe.

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