Korean Recipe: Bibimbap

Bibimbap, Bibimbap!  I just love saying it!  Go ahead, try it out.  Say it Bee Bim Bop.  Isn’t it fun?  But more than fun to say, bibimbap is fun to … Read more

Sirloin Steak with Shiso Scallion Mashed Potatoes and Almost Dying Christmas Day

Eric and I typically have two kinds of memorable dates.  The first kind are really romantic ones involving fancy food and lots of making out.  The second kind are ones where one or both of us almost dies.  I thought I’d give you a little taste of both kinds of dates we have since we experienced them both Christmas week.  First of all an amazing romantic dinner recipe, Sirloin Steak with Shiso Scallion Mashed Potatoes.

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Kimchee: A History and Recipe for Beginners

There are a million different ways to make kimchi, no I’m not exaggerating!  There are even different ways to spell it: Kimchi, Kimchee, Kim-chee, Kim-chi, Kim chee, gimchi.  I’ve seen them all, they’re all correct spellings except the hyphens, not sure where that came from!  When I lived in Korea as a kid, I simply called it “stinky cabbage”.  It can be an aquired taste, and little by little, I’ve aquired it.  Kimchee is a great way to use up the abundance of cabbage we were getting with our CSA when I don’t want to keep making coleslaws.  At our pa’ina, several people asked, “What is kimchee?”  Basically, it’s spicy, fermented cabbage, and yes, it’s stinky.

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