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Do you love mac & cheese? What about spaghetti and meat sauce? Combine them, take a stroll up the Scoville scale, and you sorta end up with tteokbokki.  At least that’s what I think after making it for myself. It now resides in my brain-space somewhere in the same vicinity as those other…

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Simply Chestnuts

Hi Mom, It’s Me Again I called my mom to ask about chestnuts. Score and roast or boil and scoop; and either way, how long. I knew it’d be a simple conversation, but I called anyway. One of the nice things about this project is that I have even more reasons to talk…

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I Made My First Tteokguk (Twice)

I talked to my mom tonight to see if she got the photos of the tteokguk I made for New Year’s. Apparently it’s a simple dish, but I’m sort of amazed I pulled it off at all. It only took me two days.  We talked about broth; she said she heard somewhere you…

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