Archive for 2016

Wild Salmon Lettuce Wraps

Wild Salmon Lettuce Wraps

  In Alaska, where the waters boast some of the best wild salmon in the world, there are some who actually have the salmon blues, and groan “not salmon again.”  As I work on a new cookbook, my co-author Seung Hee and I have been experimenting with different quick and easy ways to add tons of ...

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Happy Chuseok!

Happy Chuseok!

  I am honored and thankful to have been welcomed into the home of Michelle Nam and her husband Duran Kim, both brilliant editors/agents in the publishing world.  Duran’s mother, this vibrant 80 year-old woman, welcomed me and my friends, Cindy and Seung Hee to celebrate the lunar holiday full of homemade delicious tastes of Korea, ...

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Blueberry Cured Wild Salmon

Blueberry Cured Wild Salmon

I recently had the amazing opportunity to visit a truly magical part of the world, Cordova in Prince William Sound, Alaska where a group of us met with gilnetters and ate wild Alaska salmon and watched glaciers calve.  Here’s the story and a recipe for Blueberry Cured Wild Salmon.  

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Summer Weekend Cooking

Summer Weekend Cooking

I love the first weekends of late spring/early summer, when lavender and rosemary scent the air, roses and peonies start to perk up and porch sitting becomes part of the daily routine.  The kitchen also wakes up with kicks of marinades and sauces, the churn of ice cream, and salads spinning.  This weekend, in particular, seems to be ...

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Throwback Thursday: NOLA bits and bites + a recipe

My journey is now complete, Mr. #okra drove down my street. #ihaveokra #foodtruck #produceagogo #moveablefeast #louisiana  @louisianacookin #throwmesomthingmister A video posted by @kimsunee on May 6, 2016 at 7:52am PDT I’m just back from visiting family and friends in New Orleans. If at all possible, I like to time my return visits with the Jazz and Heritage ...

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Seung Hee Eats Savannah

Seung Hee Eats Savannah

This is a guest post by Seung Hee Lee-Kwan.  Some of you might remember her from this documentary of my return trip to Seoul where Seung Hee guided me through the city.  She currently works as an epidemiologist at the CDC in Atlanta.  Like me, she counts her travel days in meals, and recently she ...

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