Enjoy nabe (Japanese hot pot) dishes at home with a few essential ingredients and cookware items. It's all about communal dining. Don't forget to include a shime or finishing course of rice or noodles with the leftover broth. Best enjoyed with cold or warm sake and good company! Here's the (about) 100 items for Hot Pot Essentials, hand-selected by Mrs. Donabe and for you to choose from.