Dueji Galbi Jjim (돼지갈비찜): Spicy Pork Ribs

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[Duegi= pork, Galbi= ribs, Jjim: stew or a steamed dish]

My husband and I went to a Korean butcher in Flushing last weekend. When he discovered pork ribs in the store, he asked “What do Koreans make with these?” I have made kimchee-jjim before with pork ribs, which I will post at a later time, but today I decided to make spicy dueji-galbi-jjim (매운돼지갈비찜). As you can tell by its name, spicy dueji-galbi-jjim is a spicy stew made with pork ribs. Continue reading

Dubu Kimchee (두부김치): Pork Kimchee Sauté with Tofu

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[Dubu: tofu]

My husband loves any dish that has pork and kimchee, whether it’s a stew, soup or sauté. As such, one of his favorite dishes is dubu Kimchee, which is a spicy pork and kimchee sauté served with tofu.

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Ttuckbaegi Gyeran-jjim (뚝배기 계란찜): Steamed Egg in Hotpot

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[Ttuckbaegi: Korean earthenware pot, Gyeran: egg, Jjim: steamed]

A soft and fluffy gyeran-jjim (계란찜) is a yummy side dish that both children and adults love. Despite the simplicity of the dish, gyeran-jjim is often the crowd’s favorite when cooked well.

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