Easy Chive Pancake: Buchujeon Recipe

Chives are my zucchini-cross to bear – I have more than I know what do with, “volunteers” showing up all over my garden and on the eternal quest for recipes that call for copious amounts (read: not a sprinkle on top of a baked potato). Several ideas floated around including pesto base, dumplings, Vietnamese bánh xeo […]

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Well I’ll Be – Kalbi Korean BBQ Short Ribs

I like to think of clever phrases or parallels for my blogs. This time I kept thinking of “Romancing the Meat”, playing off of Romancing the Stone…. Until I googled what its origins looking for facts… hmm, not going to work this time according to Urban Dictionary…. So, in other news today, here is a […]

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You Can Bánh Tráng Anything – Exhibit One: Spicy Korean Pork

In the March 20th Case of bánh tráng-ing anything, would the jury with please direct their attention to Exhibit 1: Spicy Korean Pork Bánh Tráng. Still not the most outrageous thing to be rolled up in a tapioca rice wrapper but does cross some international borders. For detailed instructions and tutorial on wrapping with rice […]

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Meat Pocket Short Story: Kimchi Korean Dumplings

A variation on the classic Kimchi Mondu and Chinese Dumpling, I have crafted another meat pocket short story. Read more on the early chapters here. Thank you to my favorite local Korean restaurants (eating good food helps cook good food) and Aho’s Homemade Food blog for inspiration. Kimchi Korean Dumplings FILLING: 2 cups finely chopped […]

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