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Korean Radish – 3 Ways & Recipes


There’s nothing quite like the magical Korean radish in my book.  It truly possesses transformative powers with its capacity to be bright and fruity at one moment then chewy and crisp the next.  There are actually several dozen ways to prepare Korean radish.  My father even enjoys them straight and raw.  It’s a testament more

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Kimchi + Q & A


What is kimchi?  Spicy fermented napa cabbage.  It is a living food, preserving the nutrients of the vegetables going into it while self generating other health benefits.   What is in kimchi?  It primarily consists of cabbage and salt but you can also include Korean radish/mu, scallions, sesame seeds, onions, garlic, ginger, Korean pepper flakes, more

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Kimchi Stew Jjigae 김치 찌개


It’s irrefutable that Koreans and kimchi go hand and hand.  Where would we be without it?  Lost, I’d say.  So what exactly is kimchi and what’s so great about it?  I’m glad you asked!  I have a Kimchi FAQ and traditional recipe right here for you guys as well as an entire playlist dedicated more

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Layered & Blanketed in Sauce


Sprinkle liberally with cheese or drench in sauce and you can’t be that far from making someone very happy.  There’s something subtly elegant about a white lasagna, specked with spinach and mushrooms that jazzes up a boring weekday meal.  Paired with a leafy green salad, crusty bread, and a good glass of wine, it’s more

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Hot, Harlequin Nights


As I’m in the South, I day dream that we’re all just part of a Harlequin romance novel and that these are just parts of sultry, summer nights but alas, reality settles in and it’s just crazy hot, is all.  101, 105, 110…and rising.  It’s just hot.  Not sexy.  The weekend was full of more

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Mixing Rice


That over yonder is what Westerners like to poke fun at when vacationing in Korea.  Everywhere you look there are hilariously nonsensical phrases that are squished together.  Whether it be a jab at being comical and making fun of themselves or what, it appears that lots of Korean companies enlist the help of “Engrish” more

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Not Your Mama’s Salad


This is my Mama’s Salad =D Watch this video on YouTube Embedded with WP YouTube Lyte. Growing up, this was one more thing that I disliked.  No worries.  Today, I love the stuff.  Deep Green and oh-so-glossy, it almost resembles edible Emeralds (perhaps I exaggerate) but ask me or Mom and we’ll both exclaim more

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A Veggie Friendly Video

I got a few requests recently for a Veggie Video.  Sometimes I’ll snack on baby Carrots with Ranch.  I didn’t suppose that would make for an interesting video–at all, lol.  I thought about it and the realization that there are volumes and volumes of Korean recipes that spotlight Veggies started flooding my notebook.  How more

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