Let me preface this recipe by telling readers a little-known fact: These peanut noodles are incredible! They take less than 30 minutes to make and they are 100-percent vegetarian and vegan. You might feel the urge to leave out the cucumber and scallions, but trust me, they add a great crunch and flavor to the dish! Serves four. Ingredients: 1 pound spaghetti 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons Mirin, a Japanese cooking syrup 1 tablespoon water 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 cucumber, diced 4 scallions, sliced Method: Cook the noodles in a medium saucepan. Drain, toss with oil, and let cool. Mix all ingredients except the cucumber, scallions and noodles in a bowl. Add everything together and toss. Chow down!