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Turkish Red Lentil Soup: Mercimek Çorbası

If you’re looking to whip up a quick and nutritious meal, I’ve got something for you to try. If you’ve ever ate at a Turkish restaurant, you’ve likely seen this on the menu. And every Turkish household has a slightly different variation on how to make it. I’m talking about red lentil soup, aka, mercimek çorbası. Continue Reading…

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Mama Chong’s Meat Marinade

I’ve always admired how my mom would take the same flavor palate that goes into her Korean cooking and incorporate it into Western dishes. 

My American family and friends always LOVE my mama’s steak, and the big secret is her marinade. It is the same as the marinade for bulgogi, although the preparation is just a little less involved.

This marinade is excellent for beef, but it could also be used for chicken. Continue Reading…