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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 Jjigae Stew 김치 찌개


Kimchi jjigae is a quintessential Korean dish, made to bring together leftovers for a bright, bubbly and comforting stew. Many immigrants, along with my parents, arrived breathlessly in the States with little more than a dream in their left pocket and a photo of all their loved ones they’d left behind in the other.  Thrust 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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Kimchi Braised Chicken


When I was young, daddy used to submerge an entire 10 lb roasting chicken in bubbling hot water, proceed to shred it and squeeze a huge mountain of ketchup for us on the side with rice and Kimchi to eat as supper. There are things that stay with you from childhood that you carry more

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The Most Whimsical Chef I know…


Pops takes the cake, hands down. (Though he may ask for some Kimchi with that Cake). Exhibit A). Tonight after work, he attempted to cajole me into trying some of his “special soup.” Preying upon my weakened state of hunger, (I hadn’t eaten since breakfast which always puts me in “delirium-mode”) he presented me more