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How to celebrate Pesach (Passover) in Korea in 2011

How to celebrate Pesach (Passover) in Korea in 2011

  If you’re of the Chosen in 조선 Joseon (a Jew living in Korea) and wondering what to do and where to go for פסח Pesach (Passover, which begins the evening of April 18), contact Chabad of Korea. The Jewish outreach organization has been in Korea since 2008....

Thanks, High Street Market

I think I’m the last K-blogger to go to High Street Market. I was in Itaewon heading to Korean class when I saw the editor for 10 Magazine standing outside the door of the building (I have classes in the same building as the 10 office). He had a long narrow...
Korean Kitchen Hacking: DIY Butter

Korean Kitchen Hacking: DIY Butter

I’ve had it up to here with E-Mart. Their motto seems to be “If you want it we don’t have it.” Lately, this four-story megamarket has been out of butter. They have two aisles of freezer dedicated to mandu, which I rarely see people buy. But...
Korean-Cajun Dirty Rice and BBQ’d Shrimp

Korean-Cajun Dirty Rice and BBQ’d Shrimp

I’m trying to prove to EJ that I can cook within a budget. So yesterday I set out to a supermarket and the open air market looking for what was cheap and in season. Vegetables have mistaken themselves for another food product because they are NUTS! Only beans...
Korean Kitchen Hacking: Fresh Lemon-Ginger Ale

Korean Kitchen Hacking: Fresh Lemon-Ginger Ale

I think I got whiplash from spring rushing by so quickly. Bring on the summer heat! A little over ten years ago I learned from Ming Tsai’s old TV show how to make an easy ginger ale. Since ginger ale was cheaper than actual ginger at that time in Alabama, I...

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