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Recipes

Homemade Butter

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We’re going back to basics today with how to make homemade butter with just one ingredient.  It’s incredibly easy with little effort and what you’re left with is softened butter that’s recipe ready with endless applications.  The best parts are that you can control the quality and quantity and create some really unique butter compounds. […]

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Rabokki Recipe Ramen + Tteokbokki 라볶이

Korean Rabokki Ramen

  What is it? A fiery ruby stew that combines buttery ramen noodles and chewy rice cakes, bubbling in a delicious Korean sauce. It is a quintessential comfort staple for bachelor/rettes in Korea and it really is like a hug and kick all at the same time.       5.0 from 4 reviews Rabokki […]

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Easy Traditional Kimchi + Q & A

Kimchi

What is kimchi?  Spicy fermented napa cabbage.  It is a living food, preserving the nutrients of the vegetables going into it while self generating other health benefits.   What is in kimchi?  It primarily consists of cabbage and salt but you can also include Korean radish/mu, scallions, sesame seeds, onions, garlic, ginger, Korean pepper flakes, […]

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Black Eyed Peas

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Happy new year, friends!  I hope that your holiday season has been bright and happy, filled with amazing people and delicious food.  Christmas morning was spent eating sweet and sticky monkey bread on our parents bed {no Christmas tree this year as they’re preparing to move into another house} as we unwrapped our homemade gifts […]

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Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Reeses Cups

With the flurry of activity during the holidays, it’s easy to get swept up in the insanity of it all but I always insist on making homemade gifts for all my friends and family.  The only want to maintain a semblance of sanity here is to keep it simple, {especially if you’re building several gift […]

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Cheesecake Red Velvet Cupcakes

When I couldn’t decide whether to bring pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheesecake to a holiday party last year, I brought my pumpkin pie cheesecake instead.  These cheesecake red velvet cupcakes were created in the same spirit.  They feature a bottom layer of classic cheesecake with a moist red velvet cake layer in the middle with […]

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Soft Dinner Rolls

Soft Dinner Rolls

I know that some consider a piece of bread an afterthought when having supper but for me, it’s crucial to have it present at most {if not all} meals.  What can I say?  I’m a carb-girl.  However, if it happens to be a roll that’s hard and dense, I’d rather not have it at all. […]

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Christmas Crack aka Chocolate Saltine Toffee

Christmas Crack Chocolate Saltine Toffee

With its sweet and salty allure, one bite of this Christmas crack, you’ll be addicted, just as the name implies. This recipe is quite easy and multiplies endlessly, making it the perfect treat to share this holiday season and after the first few batches, I started whipping up my own versions that may or may […]

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Beef and Broccoli

Easy Beef and Broccoli Chinese takeout at home

I’m guilty, are you? Somedays are so crazy, the last thing you want to do is slave in the kitchen making a meal from scratch, especially if you’re like me and you’ve already spent the entire day in there already.  The alternative?  To gravitate towards something instantly satisfying.  And on days when you crave comfort?  Often […]

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Hot Cocoa Cookies + Homemade Marshmallows {No Corn Syrup}!

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Have you ever tried a homemade marshmallow?  It wasn’t until college that I had my first taste.  Until then, I was firm on that I disliked this chewy goop, excluding the ones found in a box of lucky charms, of course.  That year could possibly be marked as the marshmallow-insaned year of the comedically gigantic marshmallows, […]

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