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Hot Sauces, Sriracha-Style Sauces

“BlueRacha” (Blueberry Sriracha) Recipe


 I’ve been making fruit-flavored “sriracha” sauces for years and you can find numerous other such recipes here. Sriracha is a simple and highly versatile sauce, normally consisting of red chilies, vinegar, garlic, and sugar. Notwithstanding the addition of some fruit flavor, in these cases I very much aim to maintain […]

Cocktails, Drinks

Frozen Strawberry Margaritas


 Who doesn’t love a good margarita? Well, not only is this recipe delicious, it is super quick and easy to make. I had been making variations on margaritas for a while just for fun and experimentation, without paying much attention to quantities. After this one, bringing in some strawberry syrup […]

Korean (BBQ & Sides)

Seasoned Dried Radish (Mumallaengi-Muchim)


 Welcome to yet another Korean side dish (banchan). There is seemingly an endless variety, and although there’s many similarities between many side pickles and salads, each one is also unique and deeply flavorful in its own way. A great case in point is this seasoned dried radish. This is the […]

Korean (BBQ & Sides)

Doljaban Muchim (Seasoned Seaweed Salad)


 I can’t recall exactly when and where I first had doljaban muchim (Korean seasoned seaweed salad), but from the very first time, I was hooked. I also would never have guessed the seaweed comes from the simple packs of small dried seaweed sheets (“gim” in Korean). These read like a […]