korean kooking khronicles
I was begging my mom for ddukbokki. Problem: no gochujang (red pepper paste) in the house. I was very sad.
Half an hour later, mom comes in with the BEST ddukbokki I’ve ever had in my life, completely improvised with oyster sauce, hot sauce, terryaki sauce, and ketchup (with some chopped onions and red peppers). SUCH genius. So proud of her. :’-)
A Nation Of Meat Eaters: See How It All Adds Up
by Eliza Barclay
As Allison Aubrey and Dan Charles reported today on Morning Edition, meat has more of an impact on the environment than any other food we eat. That’s because livestock require so much more food, water, land, and energy than plants to raise and transport. (Listen to the audio above for their conversation with Morning Edition’s Linda Wertheimer.)
Take a look here at what goes into just one quarter-pound of hamburger meat. And that’s not even including the animal’s waste or the methane emissions from its digestion. Still, there are fewer cows around these days: Beef consumption per person peaked in 1976, as Dan Charles reported on Tuesday.
But to be clear, if you look at the last century, meat consumption in the U.S. rose dramatically. It’s only in the last few years that it has begun to drop a bit…
(read more: NPR)
(image source: J.L. Capper, Journal of Animal Science, July, 2011; credit: Kevin Uhrmacher/Eliza Barclay/Jessica Stoller-Conrad/NPR)
Too much Pushing Daisies has left me craving pie.
Will someone go to Four & Twenty Blackbirds with me?
Wow. I think this is a first, but the food’s so pretty, I don’t want to eat it!
I really REALLY wanna try making the Snorlax one.