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Dinner Tonight: Korean Japchae (Noodles with Spinach, Carrot, and Beef)

I've been living for the past four years with a jar of kimchi in the fridge, and have explored Korean barbecue for the past two. But for some reason I had never sat down to japchae until a few weeks ago. Instead of aggressive and spicy, it was comforting and calming—the kind of home-style dish that I could imagine needing during a hectic week. This version from The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook is a good recreation, even if I did have to bump up the soy sauce factor. More

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