Kimchi in grilled cheese? It’s a spicy, crunchy flavor boost | lifestyle

We’ve upped the ante on the original pantry staple—grilled cheese—with one powerful ingredient: kimchi. And we use it two ways for a double dose of flavor.

Cheese with kimchi may sound strange, but the pairing is nothing new. Budae jjigae, otherwise known as military base stew, dates back to the Korean War. It’s a hot pot made with American surplus foods like hot dogs, baked beans, and instant noodles along with kimchi and American cheese.

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