Category Archives: Culture

Soybean Paste Marinated Pork Lettuce Wrap

Happy Friday, everyone!   I look forward to this day every week, as I’m sure most of you guys do as well.  No classes means I get to sleep in, if you consider 6 am sleeping in.   And yes, … Continue reading

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Korean Soybean Paste Soup with Spinach and Clams

This month’s Recipe Redux theme is a dream come true for this Korean girl.  Why you may ask?  Because it’s all about “fermented foods!”  Of course, I immediately thought about KIMCHI!  If you want to learn more about this food … Continue reading

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Cucumber Face Mask

I don’t know about you, but summers are hard on my skin.  The heat and extreme sweating releasing of toxins really leaves my skin looking rather dull, rough, and prone to breakouts, not to mention its unwillingness to befriend any … Continue reading

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Seaweed Soup

My good friend just had her first child, Callum.  I don’t know what it’s like to have a newborn in the house, but I’m pretty sure there’s limited or no time for cooking!  Now that I have all the time … Continue reading

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Kimchi Anyone?

I believe many of you have heard of kimchi, and if not, I hope that this post can entice you to give it a try.  I’ve come to find that it’s one of those foods that you either hate or … Continue reading

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Asian-Style Braised Chicken Drumsticks

I realized that it’s been awhile since I posted a recipe.  So now my goal is to try to post at least 2 recipes each week! Although I don’t solely eat Korean cuisine, it is hands down my go-to, comfort … Continue reading

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Homemade Dumplings

I love making dumplings at home!  This tradition started from way back, when Tim was just a little boy.  He has fond memories of his family gathering around the table  every Thanksgiving and Christmas and making dumplings together while swapping stories … Continue reading

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