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Duty, Heart and Korean Soul in a Jar: Arirang Kimchi

To the Ohs, their jars of kimchi are like family.

Duty, Heart and Korean Soul in a Jar

By Storyteller Liza de Guia of Food.Curated.

To the Ohs, their jars of kimchi are like family. Kyung Oh first started experimenting with kimchi recipes over 30 years ago when she moved to the United States — obsessively perfecting flavors to match her memories of home. The end results, after years of testing, were so loved by family and friends that her husband encouraged her to start a kimchi business. And so, in 1981, Arirang Kimchi was born.

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