[Korea] Dotorimuk – Acorn jelly

We’ve all had jello before — ranging from red strawberry to purple grape, to even green mint!  But have you tried brown ACORN JELLY?  Welcome to Korean cuisine!!! The practice of making dotorimuk originated in mountainous areas of ancient Korea, when abundant oak trees produced enough acorns each autumn to Read more…

[Korea] Stores in Korea

Continuing on Korea blogging, another surprising side of Korea is the pervasive presence of American stores! Apparently anything from the West is automatically considered high class, including Dunking Donuts…wow! Don’t just look street level…there are more stores on the 2nd, 3rd and even 4th floor! What is a HAPPY sale??? Read more…

50/50 challenge [half year update]

Thanksgiving. To many, this holiday can be summed up as overindulging in meals & deals (of course, trying to squeeze in bits of thanksgiving all the while!)  But instead of being consumers of thanksgiving, does it make more sense to be suppliers of thanksgiving?  As I reflect on Thanksgiving, I Read more…