Kimchi is going global

In The Washington Post,

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“I made my first batch of kimchi the first week of October. Since then, there has been only a single 13-day period when I haven’t had some in the fridge. Thirteen very long days. What started out as a neat addition to a dinner party menu — “Let’s try something from the new Momofuku cookbook” — turned into an all-out obsession with funky, spicy Korean fermented cabbage. It was terrific with the hanger steak at dinner and maybe better with steamed rice or poached eggs after a few more days in the fridge. Soon, I began to crave it, the same way most people yearn for chocolate cake. That’s when I realized that kimchi also tastes pretty darn good right out of the jar. ” Read more.

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