Spring is finally here! #OXOSpringCleaning


In like a lion, out like a lamb. Winter had a stronghold here in the Northeast this year! We had snow on the first day of Spring and experienced frigid temperatures up until the past few weeks. Regardless, my internal clock urged me to start tidying up. I've even picked up the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up in the pursuit of living in a decluttered and joyful home. Joyful? Yes, joyful. So if that <fill in the blank> has been sitting in the closet for a year and does not "spark joy", then it's out the door. Makes sense, doesn't it? The kids' old toys and games have made their way to other homes. Old worn shoes have been thrown out and I've been collecting bags of clothes which will make its way out of the house. All stuff that had been taking up precious real estate. I've also started cleaning out the pantry and organizing the black hole called the "junk drawer". And thanks to OXO, they have made spring cleaning in the kitchen so much more fun, helpful, ...

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Some Korean Flavor…


Perilla Pancakes

The cool fall weather is here to stay and school is in full swing. It is also the end of the season for kaenip (perilla) and the leaves are fading into a yellowish light green hue. The other weekend, I plucked the remaining leaves and decided to do a few experiments after speaking with my…

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My 7 Links – Ever Evolving

Marie Asselin of Food Nouveau nominated me to take part in Tripbase’s 7 Links Project.  The goal of the project is to “unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again.”…

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Changes with a side of radish salad

I’m trying to make changes in our household. Small changes. My goal is to cook and eat more healthily, and waste less food. Ever since I read Kat Flinn’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School, I’ve been “thinking” more about food. Not just fantasizing about restaurants and the hottest trends, but just being more thoughtful in what…

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Korean Pan-fried Fish (saeng sun jun / 생선전) #SundaySupper

#SundaySupper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back sunday supper around the family table in every home. This special Back to School #SundaySupper will focus on fast weeknight meals that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. Days are long and frenetic with work, school, and extracurricular activities. My kids…

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