Korean Cooking: Baby Back Rib Stew (돼지 등갈비찜)

Korean Recipe: Baby Back Rib Stew (돼지 등갈비찜) by LifeOutsideofTexa... #korea #koreanfood #recipe

A few weeks ago at cooking class we learned how to make an amazing rib dish. I’ve never really been a big fan of ribs, but this completely changed my mind. They were tender and full of flavor. I can honestly say that it’s my favorite thing we have made at cooking class.

Here’s the recipe so you can all try cooking them at home! Continue reading

Housewives (and girlfriends) of Ulsan

As you may already know, I came to Korea over two and a half years ago to teach English in Busan. Then, I met Dave, who was working on an oil and gas project in Ulsan. Now that I’m not teaching, I am on a tourist visa, but I stay with him as much as possible and spend a lot of time in Ulsan.

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Photo by Aaron Nicholas Photography

I haven’t worked since leaving Busan. I went from being a teacher who was extremely self sufficient to a stay at home girlfriend. It was a drastic change and has taken a lot of getting used to. Something that’s really helped the transition is keeping busy! Lately I have been loading up my schedule with tons of activities.

As part of my promise to make my blog a bit more personal, I thought I would share with you all what a typical week in my life might look like. If you’ve noticed a lack of activity on my blog lately, you will probably realize why after reading this post. Continue reading