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Sushi at Home

It's been a long while since I've made sushi at home, because my home in Las Vegas, didn't have a sushi mat!  I haven't stepped foot in an Asian Market YET, although it's been TWO years!  I swear some day, I'll go- because I've been wanting to make some Butter Mochi!!!

Kathy was super sweet to think of me when she found the Sushi Mat and mailed it to me!  And Mom and Gram are always sending care packages with Nori and other yummy Hawaii treats!  I already had Imitation Crabmeat and Cucumbers on hand.  Prepare crabmeat with mayonaise (I added pepper and a dash of salt) and slice the cucumbers into long strips.  I love cucumbers so I cut them pretty thick!
I transferred 2 cups of cooked rice to a container about 10 minutes after the rice was fully cooked.  I added approximately 2 tablespoons of Sushi Vinegar and folded the rice until well mixed.  You can add more Sushi Vinegar based on your taste- but don't add too much or it'll get a little sour!  
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Wish List: Super Unique Measuring Cups!

One of my favorite, unique online stores:

How cute is this!!  Not only is a unique kitchen accessory, it serves as measuring cups!! Here's the description:

This set of 6 dry-measure cups nests neatly just like traditional Russian matryoshkas. They accurately measure 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 3/4 and 1 full cup, and they're built from heavy-duty, food-safe, long-life engineering plastics.