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Any kimchi fans?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by hatchetjack, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack Western WA Active Member

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    I make my own and would like to see what other methods you might use.

    My basic starter ingredients. This is just a visual, not actual amounts.
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    Sample of finished paste.
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    Making it happen.
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    Ready to ferment.
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    2506 Seattle Well-Known Member

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  3. Mica

    Mica Eugene Active Member

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    Why Yes, Yes I do like kimchi. are you inviting folks over for dinner. I will bring the ribs. LOL. thats some good looking stuff. I have never made any though. I have a veitnamiese friend that makes alot of that sorta thing. some of witch I wont eat. But the kimchi is good
     
  4. ejmpnu92

    ejmpnu92 Hillsboro, Or Active Member

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    Lived in South Korea for a time, got to admit, Kimchi is not high on my list of things to eat. Saying that, with as much traveling as I did there, each place, town, resturant has its own style and type. It was very interesting to find these discoveries. However, I will be honored to allow you to eat all the kimchi, even my portion.
     
  5. CavVet

    CavVet Seattle Member

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    Once you get past the smell you have it licked!

    Love it!
     
  6. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    I am a huge fan of kimchi...homemade is the best!
     
  7. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I lived in Korea in 2002, and had previous exposure to kimchi from a deployment there in the Marines, back in 1990.

    I arrived hating the stuff, and left loving it.

    I still crave it.
     
  8. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    Man I want a kimchi burger, yes a cheese burger with kimchi mouth watering!!!!
     
  9. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack Western WA Active Member

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    I had kimchi fried rice for lunch.
     
  10. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    I love all kinds, but have had poor results making my own. My Korean brother in law's mother used to make some with daikon radish that was to die for!
     
  11. jrwash

    jrwash North of Everett New Member

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    Used to work with a guy who had a wife that made it and it was great, But don't see him anymore. I love it with beer, side dish with your meal or my favorite Kimchi bagel sandwich!!!!! Haven't found a commercial jar, that has ever come close.
     
  12. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    Some of the Asian markets have some that pretty good, plus there prices are usually lower than trying to buy Asian products at regular grocery stores..
     
  13. WhyteCheddar

    WhyteCheddar East of Moscow by the Willamette Well-Known Member

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    Kimchi?
    Yea. The deeper the better.







    Sorry.
    :laugh:
     
  14. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Looking good! I love Kimchi but have never made it. Been wanting to make Sour Kraut for a while so I'll make up some Kimchi at the same time.
     
  15. Artilleryman

    Artilleryman Originally from the central midwest but have reloc Active Member

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    mmm kimchi= good stuff
    (korea 91 & 94)
     
  16. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Hatchetjack, try using Three Crabs brand fish sauce, if you can find it. I like it much better than the Squid brand.
     
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    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    It's really a matter of taste. Most people like Squid or Three Crabs. I've met a couple people who use Phu Quoc Flying Lion which I've never tried.
     
  18. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Kimchi plenty good no fish sauce
    Had a wonderful Korean gal from Puyallup teach me how to make it.Said the ingredients aren't set as there is about 100 different kinds of kimchi
    I have made cabbage,daikon radish,cucumber kimchis and some combos.
    I just have to leave the fish sauce out.
    There are a couple commercial manufacturers in the Tacoma area that do a great job,too
     
  19. Artilleryman

    Artilleryman Originally from the central midwest but have reloc Active Member

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    need to add a bit of jinro soju too- great combination!
     
  20. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack Western WA Active Member

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    Something like this?

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