Korean Kale Soybean Paste Stew (Kale Doenjang Jjigae 된장찌개): On giving the rice cooker the night off

Since Husband’s return to regular hours with the family, Children have been slightly disgruntled, as they say,”It’s ALWAYS rice mom.” Husband loves his Korean food and it seems that since he’s spent a majority of the past 10 years in Asia, that desire for a hearty Asian meal is not at rest.  It is, in … Read more

Fish (Cod) Stew: Minus one

Last week our family was minus one.  Daughter #1 took off to the week-long, fifth grade, outdoor education experience, so our family of five for five days, became a family of four.  A 20 percent reduction in humans in our house, but the workload reduction exceeded 50%.  Somehow, the one child being gone reduced so … Read more