Kimchi Cucumber Naengmyeon

This kimchi cucumber naengmyeon is a riff on the traditional cold and spicy Korean noodles known as bibim naengmyeon, with cucumbers in place of noodles.

korean bbq is a way of life where i go to school. check snapchat on any given day, and you’ll see someone cooking well-marbled ribbons of meat on a table laden with tons of side dishes (or you’ll see people at disneyland for the 16th time this month). even for someone who doesn’t love the […]


Panzanella is an Italian salad that highlights tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and garlicky croutons (softened by balsamic vinaigrette) in this summer favorite.

i first had panzanella when my cousin made it for a family party, and now this may be my favorite salad ever. aside from caesar salad when you use these croutons. it’s so easy and very customizable- you can add bell peppers, avo, carrots, onion, artichokes, olives. this is one of the very few things […]

Eggplant Parm

Eggplant parm with plenty of garlicky tomato sauce, basil, melty cheese and tender, meaty eggplant (no frying required!).

I made the sauce in the morning, then did the eggplant and layering just before baking. The afternoon was kind of iffy, since I was doing lunch and working out with Yang and Bun-of-Secrets. But I needed dinner on the table quickly, before I went to see Panic! at the Disco with Cleopatra. I may […]