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homemade bi bim bap

Bi bim bap is one of my favorite Korean dishes. You have a little bit of everything in one bowl: veggies, meat, rice, hot sauce. Every bi bim bap bowl is different- it depends what you want in it or what restaurant you go to. Usual ingredients include bean sprouts, spinach, mushrooms, carrots, and some sort of meat. If you are awesome, you could make all the ingredients from scratch but if you are lazy like me, just go to the Korean market and buy the ingredients in the side dish section.. there are some places that have everything packaged and ready to eat! I bought a package of veggies and just poured everything on a bed of rice. I didn’t include meat this time around and added kimchi. Add hot red pepper paste, sesame oil, sesame seeds if desired, and of course, you can’t forget an egg! Some people like a fried egg, some like a raw egg.. whatever you desire. Mix everything together and you’re good to go! Here is a great bi …

my Friday night dinner

I’m not going to lie.. I just made an awesome dinner for myself. It’s been a while since I’ve been home on a Friday night so all I want to do is eat a delicious meal and watch TV on the couch all night 🙂 I was craving steak earlier today so I went to the market after work and picked up a New York strip steak. I decided to make myself a little rice bowl with steak, bok choy and shiitake mushrooms. Just cook your steak how you like (I season with salt & pepper, sear it in a pan and finish in the oven) and slice into strips. The mushrooms were sauteed with olive oil and the bok choy was steamed and then sauteed with oyster sauce. Below is a good recipe for bok choy with oyster sauce. I did my own version with oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and minced garlic. After everything is cooked, assemble the ingredients on top of rice and top with more oyster sauce. SO GOOD! It’s …