Bulgogi Wraps (Korean Beef Stir-Fry)

You don’t think of a stir-fry as the perfect meal for a hot Spring day. Yes, it has been in the 90’s this week which is very unusual for Michigan in late May. We usually don’t get that kind of weather until July! The only cooking is the brief stir-fry of thinly sliced beef over … Continue reading

Koreatown Baby Back Ribs

The warm weather finally has arrived which means grilling season has started.  My family loves ribs and when I saw this recipe in Gaby Dalkin’s recent cookbook “What’s Gaby Cooking: Everyday California Food” I knew I had to make it. Why – when I already have a few versions for grilling ribs; Ina Garten’s which … Continue reading

Gochujang-Glazed Potatoes (Gamja Jorim)

Another spicy Korean “jang” dish using a fermented soybean-based condiment, gochujang, to flavor tiny yellow potatoes. My meatballs turned out so well that I was anxious to try another recipe. This is another great recipe from the Milk Street Magazine which I have tweaked a little!  Hard to quit eating these very flavorful potatoes. I … Continue reading

Korean-Style Gochujang Meatballs

Gochujang is one of the “hot ingredients” that is trending in 2018, according to the Food Network Magazine. It is a Korean paste, made from chile peppers, sticky rice and fermented soy beans – a spicy paste sharing the glory with the likes of Sriracha. Gochujang is one of three pastes that help boost the … Continue reading