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Broccoli Cheese Soup

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On this cold and rainy day, I felt like cuddling up with some warm, cheesy, and comforting soup and this broccoli cheese soup was just the trick.  Paired with some crusty bread, there’s nothing quite like dipping it into this golden ambrosia melted with thick cheesy threads with just enough broccoli for some welcomed texture [...]

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Crab Soup {Easy 15 Minute Recipe}

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As the title promises, this soup couldn’t be easier to whip up.  It feeds a cold, hungry family from stove top to table top in mere minutes and is as hearty as it is delicious. 5.0 from 4 reviews Crab Soup {Easy 15 Minute Recipe}   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 15 [...]

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Dumplings 만두 {2 Ways}

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There are certain things that I try not to get when I dine out at an Asian restaurant.  Usually, it’s edamame or dumplings.  Both are so easy to make at home and much cheaper if you do.  I like to make an insane amount of these dumplings and prepare some while freezing the others for [...]

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Seaweed Miyeokguk Soup 미역국

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I didn’t always have a birthday cake but this Korean birthday soup was always at the party. Additionally, nursing mothers also swear by it because it’s so nourishing and comforting. The seaweed used here is called by several names, whether it be sea plant, sea mustard, wakame, or miyuk but despite its multi-tasking abilities, it [...]

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Korean Chicken & Ginseng Soup 삼계탕

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In the Carolinas, it will literally be sunny and 70 one day then icy and chilly the next.  A few weeks ago, it felt like Spring and the very next day it snowed-true story.  On those select chilly days, there’s nothing quite like this Korean chicken & ginseng soup.  It possesses restorative properties and comforts [...]

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Kabocha Squash Porridge

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Growing up, this was one of my mama’s favorite soups.  When the leaves began to fall, you could bet that a big pot of this would be simmering away on the stove top.  I didn’t really appreciate it then {opting for more conventional and boring soups of the chicken noodle variety} but now, I can’t [...]

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Rice Cake Soup DdeokGuk 떡국

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When I think of comfort foods, I immediately latch onto memories of cuddling up to something warm and soothing.  This savory Korean rice cake soup is perfect for when it’s cold or you have a cold and it’s simple enough to create in no time at all. 5.0 from 2 reviews Rice Cake Soup DdeokGuk [...]

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Korean Army Base Soup

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Called “Boo-deh ji-geh,” this stew is perfect for cold days when you want something hot but quick.  It’s essentially a “leftovers soup” and was traditionally served by the peasants in Korea from what they could gather at US Army bases, hence the name.  Though, this soup doesn’t play as necessary of a role as it [...]

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Squid Soup

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Daddy grew up on the water so naturally, he ate a lot of seafood growing up.  There isn’t much that he won’t consume if it comes from the sea and I followed suit and am a huge fan of seafood myself.  One of his favorites has got to be squid.  Growing up, we had a [...]

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Beef Radish Soup 무국

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I rave about soup because it’s merely broth with a jumble of this and that but somehow, when you’re bundled up in a fuzzy blanket that matches your fuzzy socks and you’re comfortably curled up in your favorite nook, it can be a phenomenal experience to sip and slurp such a soothing concoction.  Not to [...]

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