Do you love your neighborhood ‘Trader Joe’s’? I do, I do! How did people survive before TJ? I can’t imagine. And I do love their lovely and kind cashiers…who always ask ‘How is your day going?’, ‘What did you do today?’ ‘What’s your plan for the rest of your day?’ I have to admit that…
Celebrating New Year : Homie style
In Korea where I grew up, one of the biggest celebration is New Year’s day. Solnal is the first day of the first month of the new year and we make this steaming hot, nourishing bowl of ‘Ddukgookk’ (rice dumpling soup. Eating the bowl of New Year soup on New Year’s Day means becoming one year older….