What is Kimjang?

I walked into school last week and my nose reminded me the day I had been waiting for all semester had finally arrived: Kimjang Day! There’s no mistaking the fermented garlic, fish and chili smell so indicative of kimchi. A quick glimpse into the science room gave me a preview

DMZ and the North Korean Border

Going on a tour to see the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone separating North Korea from South Korea) wasn’t something I considered doing while in South Korea, whether it be from the theatrical news stories or my own personal fears. However, I decided to buck up when my American friends came to

Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats

Halloween has always been a beloved holiday for my brothers and me. As a kid, the excitement was palpable as we hurriedly dressed in our costumes after school and waited for the sun to set. We readied our pillow cases (#1: our Mom was smart enough not to waste money

Postal Fish Company’s Coastal Cuisine

The slew of oyster and fish filling my social feeds easily give away I am an equal opportunity seafood lover. Any time I’m able to experience the freshness of the sea, I am on board! Cue the restaurant serving up all varieties of regional seafood both familiar and obscure, Postal

Southern Delights in DuCo

Between Hurricanes Florence and Matthew and the holiday season quickly approaching, my feelings of homesickness and love for my NC friends and family have only grown in this time of hardship. Eastern NC has been hit particularly hard and it only makes me reminisce about the boundless southern hospitality gifted

Crispy Parmesan Chicken

Here’s the Crispy Parmesan Chicken I gave a sneak peek of in my blog post on how following a low FODMAP eating plan has helped alleviate my IBS symptoms without giving up the foods I love over here. It’s low in FODMAPs, but high on the taste factor range for

Feta, Basil and Cherry Tomato Salad

In my last post, I dived into how following a low FODMAP eating plan has helped alleviate my IBS symptoms without giving up the foods I love. If you missed it, read more here. I also shared two photos of my go-to recipes featuring low FODMAP ingredients that made you

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