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Top 5 Tips For The Best Korean Food

1). Start with the best ingredients.  These lay the foundation for a delicious meal.  Some Korean cooking essentials would include quality dried anchovies and kelp for stock, quality {and I can’t emphasize that enough} fish sauce, unrefined toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, pastes and flakes.  I would recommend sourcing ingredients that are as natural and..read more

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Honey Garlic Shrimp

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Honey garlic shrimp is savory and sweet, glazed with a thick garlic and honey infused sauce.  6 ingredients + 15 minutes to better-than-takeout! I’ve talked about it on my instagram plenty {remember my other 15 minute salmon meal?} but let’s be honest, sometimes, I just don’t feel like slaving over the stove.  Maybe it’s the..read more

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Korean Potato Salad

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Korean potato salad is creamy, savory, a little bit sweet and crunchy. Korean potato salad, on a Korean bapsang {table} as a regular banchan {side dish}.  I initially thought it was weird.  I’ll admit it.  Growing up, I’d become accustomed to enjoying it with fried chicken or at picnics and bbq’s whenever I’d be invited..read more

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Sweet and Spicy Korean Chicken

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Sweet and spicy Korean chicken is a dish I grew up on.  It was a staple in my mother’s repertoire as it took as little as 15 minutes from pot to plate. To bolster the base, she often added in potatoes but you can certainly keep this as straightforward as I have or add on..read more

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Korean Cucumber Kimchi

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Kimchi reigns supreme in Korean cuisine.  You’ve heard me wax poetic about it before.  It’s a powerhouse of health, brightens any meal and is zesty and delicious to boot.  However sometimes, you just don’t have time to properly ferment the classic stuff.  This is when cucumber kimchi comes in.  It takes all of 15 minutes from..read more

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Korean Style Chicken Nuggets

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These Korean style chicken nuggets instantly transport me back to Korea.  I have fond memories of ordering in with the family after a long day of sightseeing and having these delivered right to our doorstep.  A delivery guy would bike over to hand deliver a piping hot box of juicy, crispy chicken that was sweet,..read more

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Kimchi Curry Pancakes

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  Kimchi curry pancakes are my father’s all time favorite Korean snack.  He could easily have them as entire meal on their own though they’re best suited as a snack or banchan {side dish}.  That’s how much he loves them.  Today, I’m sharing my mama’s recipe with you.  They only require 4 main ingredients {the other two..read more

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Kimchi Bacon Deviled Eggs

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Kimchi bacon deviled eggs are creamy swirls of yolky goodness topped with crumbled bacon and accented with piquant kimchi for a fun fusion twist on deviled eggs. My parents are coming for their first visit to our new home in St. Croix this week and of course the first thing I did upon booking tickets..read more

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