NYT Cooking: Kimchi, a classic Korean dish of fermented vegetables, creates a subtle, funky sauce for sweet shrimp when stirred into melted butter. Some kimchis can be spicier than others, so taste yours before deciding if you want to add heat with red-pepper flakes. A good squeeze of lime juice just before serving gives the whole dish a bright lift and really brings it together, so don’t even think about s...
NYT Cooking: This easy, hearty weeknight meal gets a lot of its brawny richness from just a small amount of bacon. The soft, wilted cabbage lends sweetness, while the kimchi (a nod toward bokkeumbap) zips things up. The secret to getting a crackling, crunchy texture is letting the rice sit in the hot oil without touching it until it browns, but using leftover rice also helps. (As the rice dries out, it cris...
NYT Cooking: Not the high-heat stir-fry you might expect, Grace Lee’s home-style fried-rice recipe uses a simple technique — make an easy, flavorful kimchi sauce, mellowed out with butter, and sauté leftover rice in it. It's perfect for a snack or a quick, simple meal. The Spam, though optional, reflects many Koreans’ love of foods introduced by the American military.