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Korean recipes: Japchae (stir fried noodles with vegetables)

Korean recipes: Japchae (stir fried noodles with vegetables)
Japchae, sweet potato starch noodles stir fried with vegetables and meat, is one of Korea’s best-loved dishes, and one of the most popular on my website as well. If anyone asks me to recommend a good potluck dish, I don’t hesitate to answer japchae for the simple reason that pretty much everyone loves it. At any gathering it’s hard to pass up these chewy, sweet, and slightly slippery noodles with colorful stir-fried vegetables and mushrooms, its irresistible sesame flavor, healthy amount of garlic, and light, refreshing taste. Stir frying each ingredient separately seems like a lot of labor, but each one requires a different cooking time and a bit of care, and keeping the color and freshness of each ingredient intact makes for a stunning final presentation. Let me know if you make this at a party! Ingredients (serves 4): Directions Marinate the beef and mushrooms Make the egg garnish (jidan): Crack the egg and separate the egg yolk from the egg white. Prepare the noodles and vegetables:

Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe The great thing about this dish is that it is so easy to make! As long as you've got kimchi, rice, oil, and some salt, there's no messing up! Another great thing about this dish is that you can add almost anything you want, and it will still taste wonderful. It's a great idea for getting rid of various vegetables from the fridge. I love my foods especially spicy, because I think that spice gives everything a nice kick, so I went ahead and added in some chili oil (this step is definitely optional). My boyfriend loves peas, so I threw some of those in as well. Cooking Directions: Heat oil in a large frying pot, and throw in spam and hot dogs. Korean Kimchi Pancake Recipe - Recipe for Kimchi Jun (Kimchee Jeon) This kimchi pancake recipe is a great use of leftover kimchi and is very easy to make. Kimchi Jun works as a hearty snack, an appetizer, or a side dish to a Korean or Asian meal. As with most Korean recipes and dishes, you can tweak it to your own tastes with the addition of other vegetables, meat, or seafood. If you are going to be using the ready-made batter available at Korean and other Asian groceries, see the bottom note for directions. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 eggs, beaten 1.5 cups water 1-2 cups of chopped cabbage kimchi (baechu kimchee), depending upon how spicy and crunchy you like your pancake1 tsp salt Oil for cooking Preparation: Mix all ingredients together and let sit for about 10 minutes. *You can also make these using the ready-make “Korean Pancake Batter” (Buchimgae) from the Korean of Asian grocery store.

Sushi 101: How to Make Sushi Rolls Note: If you missed Class 1, click here. Printable Recipe – California Rolls Sushi rolls are all I ever want in a sushi restaurant, not that I ever go to sushi restaurants, but still. During the course of our sushi unit here on PW Cooks, we’re going to learn to make several different sushi rolls, each increasing in both complexity and decadence. But today we’re starting with one of the most basic sushi rolls: The California Roll. An essential tool used for making sushi rolls is a makisu, or bamboo rolling mat. Here. He just rolled this up really quickly, but it shows how easily the rice will stick to the mat. Repeat this several times and you have a royal mess on your hands. See? You also gain fifteen pounds. Another essential element when it comes to making sushi rolls is nori, or dried seaweed. Nori comes in sheets, and is sold in plastic packages. The best nori to use for sushi is a dark green shade. To begin, fold the pieces of nori in half to split them. Did that even begin to make sense?

Recipes: Fried squash cakes - by Bo del Ransi Bo del Ransi's image for: "What can i do with Extra Squash" Caption: Location: Image by: Tasty Browned Squash Cakes [Caption: This plate of fried patties looks and tastes compellingly like potato cakes but really they are made of shredded scalloped squash!] Blurb: Cooks are anxious to get their hands on a squash recipe that will even have squash haters coming back for seconds! Introduction: Cooks & Gardeners, your dreams of an abundant summer squash harvest no longer need to be left disenchanted about squash let go to waste. [Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Yield: 16 patties Serves: 4 people] Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup cooking oil (canola oil) 2 cups patty pan squash, finely chopped 1/4 - 1/3 cup onion, minced 2 eggs 1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded & packed lightly 1/3 - 1/2 cup plain flour 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground 1/2 teaspoon able salt [Instructions] Cooking Tip: Ready a large frying pan by placing over medium heat with half the oil added. Serving Tip: Preparation:

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