Two-Ingredient Kimchi Fried Rice

This truly is a two-ingredient kimchi fried rice. Well, oil and salt don’t count. They aren’t really ingredients, are they? ...more

Skinny Sweet Potato Casserole

I hope you had a lovely Valentine’s Day and are in the midst of enjoying this long President’s Day weekend. It’s a leisurely Sunday in our home; and it’s another sweet potato recipe this week. I don’t know why I … Continue reading → I know it's terribly annoying to open an e-mail with a huge image file ....more

Skinny Sweet Potato and Bean Chili

I cook a lot of stews over the colder months. I love dishes that are rich, hearty, and piping hot when it’s cold outside. But that’s not the only reason why I cook them often ....more

Brisket Stock

This versatile broth can be used for most Korean soups and stews. And the beef can be shredded or cut and used in soups, sauces, sandwiches, and even as banchan on its own. If you want to eat it as … Continue reading → I know it's terribly annoying to open an e-mail with a huge image file ....more

Tteokguk (Korean Rice Cake Soup)

Happy (Lunar) New Year everyone! I hope this post finds everyone happy and well. In a Korean home, a new year celebration always involves tteokguk or manduguk ....more

Grain-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I won’t be cooking over the holidays. I love cooking with family when we get together, but unfortunately we won’t be doing that this year. We’ll be staying put in the city doing the “Friendgiving” thing ....more

Mixed Vegetables and Beef Bibimbap

I wasn’t kidding when I said I love rice bowls. There are so many possible variations that my taste buds never tire of them. As much as I love bibimbap, it’s somewhat ironic that I rarely make the traditional bibimbap ....more

Hobakjuk Revisited (Pumpkin Porridge with Rice Dumplings)

I’m not crazy about cold weather. My threshold for cold weather is pretty low. If the temperature dips below 60, I just want to hibernate ....more

Guilt-free, Grain-Free Almond Blueberry Muffins

Last week, I embarked on a baking project to come up with a yummy grain-less muffin. I’m not crazy about baking, but the cost of specialized baked goods forced my hand to pick up the whisk. Figuratively speaking anyway ....more

Kongnamul Bap (Soybean Sprouts Rice Bowl)

I’m sure some of you have never heard of Kongnamul bap. Although it may not be a household name here, it’s actually a very popular rice dish in Korea. Along with bibimbap and kimchi fried rice, Kongnamul bap makes up … Continue reading → I know it's terribly annoying to open an e-mail with a huge image file ....more