I've been in a huge "winter funk" lately. Which basically means I don't want to do anything that requires effort or energy. Perhaps I'm hibernating. Or perhaps I'm suffering from S.A.D. Whatever the case, I finally decided to take a trip to the Asian food store by my house. There I gleaned all sorts of motivation to be productive and cook delicious foods.
I also gleaned some delicious purchases. All of them happen to be Korean, but I'm a tad biased that way since I lived there for a year:
|Stuffed green-tea pancakes, Kalbi marinade and Aloe juice!|
I made the brown-sugar stuffed green-tea pancakes this evening. They're very sticky and sweet, a perfect combination.
They went perfectly with the cookies my mom and I made for Valentine's day. (We make them every year, it's something of a tradition!)
I also tried my hand at Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce. It was delicious, but where were a lot of dishes to clean up from it. Also, I dropped an entire piece of chicken on the floor, which this one swallowed whole and then promptly upchucked again. Along with everything else in his stomach.
|Good thing he's cute.|
So all in all I think my "winter funk" is starting to fade. Things are happening (I got my very first glimpse at my cover today!!!! Yay!). Slowly but surely. Things that I can share and get excited about.
And there was a beautiful sunset this evening after so many days of rain: