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Korean sausage stir fry in a bowl. The stir fry is topped with green onions

Korean Sausage Stir Fry (Sausage Yachae Bokkeum)

Are you a parent looking for delicious kid-friendly Korean foods? If so, try making the sausage yachae bokkeum recipe, otherwise known as Korean sausage stir fry. In the recipe post, I will list the ingredients, give tips & tricks to help you make this recipe, as well as answer any questions you may have. Enjoy! 

A closeup shot of Lowcountry shrimp boil including shrimp, sausage, corn, and potatoes

Lowcountry Shrimp Boil

In Georgia and South Carolina there are two popular types of social gatherings that revolve around communal eating of shellfish: First, there is the ‘Oyster Roast.’ Often done during the winter months, people gather around to eat oysters roasted under a wet burlap sack draped over the shells and steamed.  The second event is known as the ‘Lowcountry Shrimp Boil.’ Also known as a tidewater boil, Frogmore stew, Beaufort stew, and more, this summer Southern tradition originally stems from the Louisiana boil. In this post, we will learn how to make the Lowcountry shrimp boil!

Korean cabbage pancakes next to dipping sauce

Korean Cabbage Pancakes Recipe (Baechu Jeon)

In late fall and early winter, families across South Korea come together to make kimchi. The most popular variation of kimchi is known as baechu kimchi. It is made using napa cabbage! Another popular dish using napa cabbage that people make in South Korea is baechu jeon, a type of pan-fried cabbage pancake. Here, we will learn all about jeon. Then, we will give some cooking tips & tricks as well as answer some questions you may have about this recipe. I hope you enjoy trying this delicious Korean savory treat. Happy cooking!

An over heat shot of a Korean grits bowl--grits topped with spinach, kimchi, ground pork, green onions, and sesame

Korean Grits Bowl (Southern-Korean Fusion Dish)

We love making Southern-Korean ‘grits bowls.’ Instead of the usual southern grits topping options such as ‘shrimp & grits’ or ‘breakfast grits,’ we top this Lowcountry southern comfort food with typical Korean flavors. Here, we give a recipe for one of our favorite fusion ‘grits bowls.’ We combine grits with some Korean marinated ground pork, soy sauce sauteed spinach, and friend kimchi! 

Jajang tteokbokki on a blue tray

One-Pot Korean Jajang Tteokbokki Recipe

Do you enjoy eating ‘tteokbokki’ (떡볶이), a Korean dish made by mixing rice cakes in spicy red sauce? What about ‘jajangmyeon’ (짜장면), a Korean-Chinese noodle dish made with a fermented black bean sauce? If so, you will love ‘jajang tteokbokki’ which combines the rice cakes from the tteokbokki with the sauce from the jjajangmyeon.