Recipe: Simple Kimchi Jjigae

Hurricane Irene came and went.  It felt so biarree to think such a strong hurricane would come through New York, I wondered if this is something similar to how Californians feel about snow.  The scene outside of my window looked just like the usual heavy rain from...
Tuna Kimchi Jjigae

Tuna Kimchi Jjigae

  Northern Californian winters are all about cold dampness — rain, lots of rain. For me, the only purpose for winter is to get the full benefit of a hot bowl of 김치찌개 kimchi jjigae, or kimchi stew. That’s a dish Koreans commonly make to finish off a jar of...

Potato Sujebi, Korean Gnocchi Soup

Sujebi is one of the most popular, simple dishes all year round in Korea, especially on rainy days and cold days.  I consider it a cousin of kalguksu (칼국수; knife-cut noodles), but its quick dough of white flour and water is torn with hands and dropped right into...

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