I would mention that gochujang isn’t pure chile powder, but has additional ingredients and is fermented. Again, my apologies if you found my comments offensive. I ” accidentally” let it ferment for nearly an additional day past 72hrs; is it still safe to put in fridge and use? Whooooooeeee, Cate! Make sure your nori is fresh. Does the kimchi need to be in brine? If you find you’re having trouble getting it bubbly, you can add a little brine according to the notes in the recipe. If you’ve never made your own, then this version, featuring pears and crunchy root vegetables, is a great place to start. A word on fermentation – in the summer the jar is ready to pop after one night, while in the winter it takes a few days for the fermentation to really begin. The pear juice is nice to balance the flavours and give the fermentation some natural sugars to work on and the miso is good for both balancing flavours and giving that fermentation a little kick-start. Thanks for the sauce recipe. Can I add sliced green bell peppers to this? Please let me know how it works out for you if you try it! Much easier than another I’ve tried and super tasty. Thank you for all your efforts and I hope you get enough money for all your boys to go to college. 1. You just add enough to loosen it. I ate it in a week my wife even ate some and wanted more. share. 2. disgrace of a supermarket. I had red pepper flakes on hand, chili powder, cayenne pepper and smoked paprika which I slowly added Sambal to, to make a paste. Thanks for the amazing recipe with step by step instructions! No doubt you must be making a fortune. Hi – I’m excited to try this recipe! Dissolve a quarter cup of sea salt in a bowl of warm water, then pour salt water over cabbage leaves. I adore kimchi but the price for premise at the store adds up fast. It probably won’t amount to any more than 1/4 or 1/2 cup, but that’s dependent on your veg that you’re whizzing up in the food processor. I placed it on the counter . It was strong and tasty. It is very rich in other basic ingrdients and liquid volume. Could I just put a coffee filter over the top and secure with a rubber band? I’ve got 5 boys to send to college, so this is where we’ll be a while. It is a range of weights from 3 to 8 pounds. It has the perfect subtle sweetness to balance the spicy and tangy flavor. Hi June- I think you’ll be fine! I can, however, guarantee that the final sodium count is far lower. xoxo I don’t see any problem with adding more gochugaru, but I’d do it sparingly after the first day. Use a paring knife to remove the gnarly core from them before cutting in half lengthwise again, leaving you with quarters. I have 3 days before I get to eat this! we live in an area Slightly Outside America, and we can’t get things like kimchi in the stores here (good thing the mighty spamazon delivers, and serves gochugaru and miso and fish sauce and kelp). Hey Dr Ben Kim, Mix about 4 tablespoons of salt to a quart of water and stir until dissolved… Use that to top off the kimchi if necessary. I don’t remember the exact proportions right at the moment, but I know I’ve mentioned it a few times here in the comments section. What do you mean “If you need extra brine “. Thanks for taking the time to let me know you love it! Also the water/brine is like triple now, is that normal? I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for adding to my repertoire! I usually shoot for 2-inch squares. Thank you so much for taking the time to rate the recipe and let me know you loved it, Lauren! Just check over the labels of juices that say 100% apple juice and you’ll be fine! Add the apple, radish, and pear slices and scallions. Thanks. Make sure you get one that is a good, deep-red coloured one. I’m assuming I’d use more? Hi Sam- I agree that the count in the nutritional information is probably high. In fact, I have a few extra jars of the sauce in my garage, fermenting. I always keep a jar of kimchi on hand because it lasts a long time and can spice up everything from chicken noodle soup to eggs. Great recipe! Okay, Paddy. Thanks so much for this recipe- we love kimchi!! Maybe I’m blind but I don’t see how much apple juice is used in the recipe? Refrigerate your freshly made kim chi immediately and allow to ferment slowly in the refrigerator over 3 weeks. Just a small point – the best kimchi is made using your bare hands, not using gloves. Thanks again! So very easy to follow and tastes great!!!❤️. Hello, After fermenting for 72hrs, when I put it in the fridge can I then screw on the lid or does it have to stay loose???? Hello Rebecca! 1/2 ripe apple I have never tried this, therefore, I would like to try it, before I try to make it. I brew beer so watching it ferment was nice. I used a true fermenting crock and did the batch as a whole. It used to be thought that we had 4 tastes, sweet, sour, bitter and salty. I hope you get the chance to make it soon! Thanks again for the quick response! Can this be frozen? Thanks for asking me to clarify! Would this work with regular cabbage? It should still be delicious. Sometimes I add minced apple and pear to my kimchi, you should give it a try, they give a nice sweet kick. So do you not reserve the brine water and pour over the top once you fill the jars? Also, should the drained vegetable be rinsed after they’ve been brined? You can add as much or as little red pepper powder as you want. Is it because you just drain the brine instead of rinsing the napa after brining? I really want to try this recipe! Hi Meg- I’m not sure, as I haven’t tried that! Not like Aunt Jemima pancakes or flapjacks, but savoury, crispy-edged, kimchi-studded, pan-fried, snack cakes that convert even die-hard kimchi skeptics. Korean Kimchi with carrots, radish, leeks and apple 9 9. comments. I am just curious when you say add more brine to keep the veggies submerged while in the cans, is this the liquid you make above with the fish sauce unsweetened juice and miso paste? You use way less fish sauce. , This recipe is delicious and easy! I hope you love it with the apple juice, too. In bowl with the paste, add 1 cup of Korean chili powder, 2 tablespoons of fish sauce, 3 tablespoons of fermented salted shrimp. Looking forward to eating this homemade kimchi in the next few days and onward. I honestly understood it before, too. That makes me so happy, Jim!! There are many types of kimchi and you can make them spicy of non-spicy. I love kimchi and like to use it for making other things as well such as kimchi pancakes, kimchi stew and kimchi mandu, my mouth is watering just by typing these names ;). Allow salted cabbage to sit for at least four hours. Because the cabbage is kept intact at its head, it’s also known as pogi kimchi … I have googled and read through countless recipes and keep coming back to yours, so that is what I am going to use. The brine is actually just salt mixed with water. Haha. Hi! So it was more shredded? So naturally I had to try some and it was fantastic. We put it on everything: rice, baked potatoes, grilled meat and fish, scrambled eggs. I think I want to try it without first if possible. Pears - 2. I made a youtube video of the recipe. Toss with 3 tablespoons salt in a large bowl and let stand, tossing occasionally, 2 hours. Doc is stunned. Others contribute all three — … Had to use apple juice instead of pear juice this time, will see if the taste is different. Would it be ok to reduce the amount of the chili to make a milder version? I like how funky and bubbly it gets. Is Korean chilli powder hot do I ad more to make it hotter or do I ad different peppers to make it hot kimchi. Thank for the info and idea on how to make a kimchi. You can add a little more if needed as it perks down into the kimchi, but you really don’t want to add much as it will make it taste far too salty. I just want to ask this. I’m sorry! In short, no. Just made my 3rd batch, so easy to make. Hey Suzanne- I don’t advise having it shut tight at any point if you have it in glass. Hi DJhoan! Thanks so much, Tngirl05, for taking the time to let me know you loved it and rate the recipe! Maybe you could clarify. Thanks for taking the time to rate the recipe and let me know you love it. PS – I would add a picture if I could. I am making this now. Most recipes say you should rinse it. In the meantime, I’m looking forward to trying this recipe! Thanks for taking the time to rate the recipe and let me know you like it, Robert! This is super easy and fun to make for first-time fermenters. How to make kimchi – a quick and easy recipe that only takes 30 minutes of hands-on-time before mother nature takes over! The first time I made it it was perfect but the second time a couple of months later it never fermented .Where did l go wrong ? , Hi Laurie- I think I’m familiar with that particular brand and I think you can use it one-for-one. While I love fish sauce, I prefer for my kimchi funk to come more from the natural fermentation of the cabbage rather than the fish sauce. I am vegan and also have some other food restrictions so I will have to make some adjustments, but I’m sure it’s going to be great too! Just made this. Go for it. You still want some in there, but I don’t think there’d be any harm in reducing the chili. The version that I get is also sliced but doesn’t have carrots in it. That is so fascinating. You can use it, but it won’t be a “traditional” kimchi texture or taste. There is, of course, also sodium in the miso and fish sauce. The apple/pear is optional but adds a yummy mellow flavor to the kimchi. You’re very welcome, Erin! Hi Priyanka- I’d go for a substitute of equal parts of soy sauce and rice vinegar. I tried squishing it down but with this recipe there isn’t enough liquid when it’s done to squish down enough to stay covered. the red pepper linked from amazon was perfect, thank you, it really makes it taste like kimchi from a restaurant or store. Thanks for putting out this great info and amazing pictures! They’re COMPLETELY different animals. Thank you so much for the detail you have gone into to deliver us the yummiest recipe ever! Can u give me information where I can buy store which location I live North Carolina near high point nc Thank u Audrey Gadson, Who would eat 1894 mg of sodium. Hi there, Hello! Thank you I really want to try it. I would definitely blend an apple and not use pineapple juice. Some call it apple pear. Blend yellow onion, apple, and pear with one cup of water, then add this natural sweetener to the cabbage. Instead of juice, I process/blend 1/2 a fuji apple and a 1/4 red bell pepper. Glug in a tablespoon at a time as you process until it is a looser paste. You can screw the lids on a bit tighter once it goes into the refrigerator, but there’s no point at which I’d advise sealing it wicked tight. Hi Rebecca, can any unused brine be frozen for use in another batch? You may have some luck there. Hi Yvonne! You mention adding extra brine to make sure everything is covered. Hi Wendy, There is a widely available brand named “Mother-In-Law’s Kimchi” which is pretty good flavourwise, but tends to be a little mild for me. I made this yesterday morning, and we had a taste of it with dinner this evening. I’m I’ve got my cabbage slathered in paste Ina jar but there’s a little air between lid and kimchi. This post was originally published on December 2, 2013 and was updated December 28, 2016 and again in June 2018. Note I did abbreviate my original post incorrectly. Thanks for this, especially the print option which means I can print to pdf. This is active stuff, mes amies! Hi Steph- I haven’t made it with dark miso paste, but dark miso paste tends to be saltier and more assertive in flavour. 5 pounds napa cabbage 1/2 cup flaky sea salt or kosher salt 1 1/2 cups julienned daikon 1 1/2 cups julienned carrots – rinse 3 times after salt. Do you add any to the jars once the cabbage mixture in packed in? Then if it needs extra brine are you supposed to save the original brine you drained away? I have tried it successfully with savoy cabbage, if that is available near you. I have Gochujang on hand, how do I use this instead of Korean Chili Powder? Hi Constance- I’d skip the carrots this time vs. adding in without brining/not at the same time! It’s the “casual” kimchi, if you will. , […] is a concoction of vegetables and spices ranging from funky to spicy. I haven’t tried either of those, so you’d be trailblazing. Will be making this soon! Just watch it for bubbling action. SWOON!). Give cabbage a gentle toss to distribute salt water. I think Mott’s has a no-sugar added apple juice! Last night, I used all the suggested ingredients but added a few yellow and red sweet peppers. Fold the guts into the cooled paste. Thanks. If you need extra brine to keep your vegetables submerged, please combine 1 quart of cool water with 4 teaspoons of kosher salt in a quart jar with a tight fitting lid and shake until the salt is dissolved. I am new to the making of kim chi, is this always the case? https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/153923-pear-and-apple-mul-water-kimchi Your recipe seems perfect and I can’t wait to try it. Can you tell me how many pounds of napa cabbage should I use for this recipe? Place it on a rimmed baking dish to catch any spill-over. … Hi Becky! This recipe has become my gold standard, and the one I recommend to friends when they ask for ‘my’ recipe. Hi Jon- It should still turn out just fine. I think I’d reduce it a smidge if trying it. and pick up my cookbook. Hi Gaama- You can do the same amount of paste for a range of cabbage from 3 to 8 pounds. It really is magical! Did I do something wrong? Nashi pear: or native pear or grated apple (preferably sweet varieties). (You could substitute grated pear or nashi pear … I just tried making kimchi using your recipe, and I totally love it ! Other than that; many thanks for this recipe. Thank you! The refrigerated kim chi will continue to ferment slowly in the refrigerator over time. Does this paste have a name? CRAM it in there. This tasted amazing the first day I’m thinking I should have refrigerated after 24 because now after 48 hrs the flavor isn’t very pleasant. Vidalias and Red Onions tend to have much more pronounced onion flavour, so I’d go easy on them if subbing them in. I would love to be able to eat more than an ounce a day. Thanks. I ordered the fresh ingredients and hope those will all be available so I can make this recipe. I meant gochugaru. Hey Lachlan- Thanks so much for letting me know you love it and it worked out well for you. I’am for sure going to try your kimchi recipe as soon as we get through what’s in the frig . I’ve never before seen unsweetened apple or pear juice…is there a way to substitute for that if I can’t find it in the grocery? I just to make sure I’m following protocol. Is it ok to adjust the hot chili pepper content to accommodate milder tastes? I have also used Bok Choy in place of Nappa, that was good too. This looks amazing. It is my first time making kimchi. You say “add brine” while in the jars which gives me the impression it was bottled with brine, but you drain off all the brine early on in the recipe. I omitted the carrots and used anchovy sauce instead of the fish sauce but it was still phenomenal! Regards. It is coarsely ground, sun-dried chile pepper flakes with about 10,000 Scoville units. You got there before I could. Gently place a lid and ring on the jar, but don’t screw it tightly into place because BOOM. Rather, you should put the lid loosely in place and put the jar of kimchi in a bowl or container that can get any juices that bubble over. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make apple kimchi in your own kitchen. And yes, I know that is a huge range… it really does work for as much or little within that range as you’d like to make. It helps maintain a balance of activity and boosts fermentation. For example pear juice, miso paste, Korean chilly power (Can I use any chilly pepper in place of this?). Maybe we don’t have a ton of chlorine in our tap water but it’s been fine. Fermentation will proceed normally without the salt. Hi Alba- I don’t think you need to panic. I’m looking forward to trying out this recipe. I’d skip oyster sauce if you can’t find fish sauce. Can I leave out the miso paste and pear juice, and use the Gochujang paste instead? Thanks TD, Hi TD- In the recipe card, it specifies using 4 tablespoons of miso paste. I am looking forward to making this but I have a couple of questions. If your jars are too dry and you need to top your jars off with brine, What do you use to top them off? They are just too thin and flimsy and I would have preferred your method of match-sticking them. I followed your recipe to a T – with one exception! There was in the fermenter, sort of, but when I transferred it to jars there’s no liquid to sit under and I’m concerned it’ll go bad. Big difference between 1 teaspoon, as compared to 1 table spoon. I am going to guess that it’s different enough to warrant ordering the gochujang! Used the crazy korean e-Jen fermenter. Add the cabbage to a monstrously huge bowl (or bowls), top with the julienned carrots, and sprinkle salt over the whole works. Thank you. Just made my first run of Kimchi using your recipe. Hi Eileen- I’m not certain. You can’t go wrong with this. Give it a little more time and watch it. That’s how good it is for you! Can I use Gochujang instead of Korean Chilli powder? Can I substitute something like a low sodium soy? I used some celery in place of carrots and regular cabbage. I think around 1985 a 5th taste was added, umami aka savory). I’m going to add dried shrimp if I can find the tiny ones at my international market. I still see comments, Brown Yes to a go on yellow miso. Check out our other fabulous Korean Food Recipes! Korean Kimchi with carrots, radish, leeks and apple Close. Much appreciated. I am now completely out of the original 12 pints of kimchi – what was I worrying about?! I tend to like spicy food, so I’m not sure what that says All that being said, you can certainly adjust the chili pepper without safety concerns. Nabak Kimchi Nabak kimchi is made with radishes and cabbage. Be sure to use firm pressure with your hands to push down on cabbage leaves as they stack up inside the bottle. Hooray, Debbi! If so, can I add some more sugar at this point, Hi Sue- It’s definitely possible that you need to add more brine! I know some folks who have subbed in green cabbage, but I might try special ordering from my local grocery store for the Napa! Question. I was just messing around and made some with red miso paste, because I didn’t have any of those tiny fishies. I'd like to try it without the fish sauce, and I was thinking of substituting some miso paste (maybe only one tablespoon because I'm not sure if it's saltier than fish sauce). Sure thing! What is kimchi (김치)? Am I missing where you tell us about the brine on top while fermenting? Combine the chili powder, garlic, ginger, water, sugar, oyster sauce, and fish sauce in a food processor. i posted these recipes for kimchi and others with kimchi (burger, fried cake) on g+ pin and fb! I like it a lot; it is better than the commercial Kimchi products I’ve been buying….and that includes a few small batch local producers’ products. Sandy, Hi Sandy- I think leeks would be good, but I’m not sure how frozen leeks would behave! I have a few questions. If you need to mix up a little more later, just stir 1 tablespoon of kosher salt into 1 cup of cool, unchlorinated water and pour a bit over the kimchi to cover. I’m not certain which sugar element you mean. One of my all-time best-loved ways to eat older kimchi is in pancake form. The idea sounds awesome, and I really want to give it a try. . Give your kimchi a stir and see whether that gloopiness evens out. Hi Diana- It adds fructose which the pear would also do… you do not need to add a specific amount. Dip into wasabi soy or just pop into your mouth after gathering the corners. Water Thank you for the recipe! That funky kimchi river, collected and mixed with mayo makes a glorious kimchi aioli. I will have to make more in a month. Asian Chives - 1 cup. , Hi Asia- I’m sorry to say I haven’t personally tried it with regular green cabbage. There aren’t a lot of things quite as unnecessary as removing everything from a fridge and mopping kimchi juices off of it. Full of healthy, gut-healing probiotics, the benefits of eating kimchi are endless. Separate cabbage leaves and chop into bite-size pieces. We love kimchi but it’s a bit pricey at the rate we go through it. I’ve loaded foodiewithfamily in my browser to stop me and warn me if I accidentally click on it again. I used a lot of carrots in this recipe, as the carrots I bought were some giant carrots, so I used them all as I don't like wastage. the 2nd batch, the radish+leek, I had gotten a couple very ripe pineapples from the discount table. Be aware. I didn’t have the Korean red pepper powder this time (but I fully intend on buying some on Amazon or at a local market in the very near future) so I winged it to try to make a decent substitute. Definitely trying this weekend. Not everything in there is vegan, but should be pretty easy to alter! I like the older, funkier kimchi for the pancakes, so ideally, I’d wait a few weeks before making it. can this recipe be canned & how to do it. My kimchee is currently jarred and done, waiting for the beautiful fermentation process to begin and I will update you when it’s finished to let you know if my adjustments screwed it all up or not, lol! I made this recipe to the letter including 20 cloves of garlic it is AMAZING I have made several different versions of Kimchi but this one is hands down the best. Hi. . I hope you enjoy! I’ve only had the “mat” version, but apparently there is also a “mak” version as well (they don’t sell the “mak” version at my store, hence the confusion). Probiotics did nothing. I believe it’s “Mak” Kimchi. Some used pear, some used apple- some neither at all, a few used jujubes (a type of date), and one used a bit of honey. Go Amy’s Mom! Where does the apple or pear juice come in? Next batch I’m going to cut the thicker stems about 1 inch square but keep the leafy part at the 2 by 3 inches you recommend. Hi. Vegan Kimchi – Tangy and delicious, this addicting kimchi recipe is made with cabbage, apple, green onion, gochugaru, garlic and ginger, and is a flavorful side or condiment that is easy to make! I’m so glad you love it, Nancy! So long as you use clean utensils to take out small portions, it will keep for a few more weeks past the initial 3-week fermentation period. Directions: 1. Could you tell me what you use? I was reading through and it says to drain the brine water. Add the minced garlic, ginger, green onions, and fish sauce. I don't like it very spicy so I added ½ cup, but you can add 1½ cups if … If you have the larger amount of cabbage, the resulting kimchi will be milder while if you use the smaller amount, it’ll be more concentrated. It wasn’t my intent to be offensive and clearly I’ve hit a nerve. . It’s worth noting that you shouldn’t just up and increase the garlic because it can make kimchi linger more on your breath than you’d like it to do. It’s rare to find people doing it that way anymore, but I still remember the taste of kimchi that’s slowly fermented that way. Massage the sea salt into the veg, leave to steep for 30 minutes, then pour off any excess liquid. It says 3-8 lbs of cabbage, how do i measure the remainder of the ingredients if i use 8 lbs rather than 3? Once I put mine in the fridge the water got all soaked up. Super easy to make. Thank you so much! Love this Easy, Fast Mak Kimchi recipe? im not able to find Miso paste…is this a necessary ingredient? Yes, that's correct. . I am deaf hard of hearing impraid. I understand that you’ve placed my site on a warning list in your browser. We had a nice little river in our pan so it was definitely doing it’s thing, I’m just concerned that it’s a bit gloopy now. I didn’t realized how much the brining would soften the thinner leaves. This recipe is so good! , You’ll want to mix up a brine of 1 quart cool water with 4 teaspoons of kosher salt and use as much of that as needed to top off your vegetables. It’s definitely available online, Dr. Peter! Is this normal? I think this is gonna be delicious. If I could make one suggestion, I think placing a picture of the cabbage with the core removed directly after where you write about it could be helpful. Rest assured it is substantially less than that! Check out my Whole30 and Paleo kimchi recipe here. Truth… I didn’t rinse because I like mine a bit salty… Also, though, the kind and size of the grind of salt you use will effect the overall saltiness in the end product. I think you’ll be fine. It’s like yogurt on steroids, people. It’s perfect and so well explained. I made this on the weekend and it was so salty like eating preserved vegetables. I can’t wait to follow this recipe to make my […], […] Good kimchi recipes can be found here and here. I discovered this when living in Seoul, and asking Korean friends- via grandmothers and mothers- to teach me how. Great recipe for Radish and Pear Mul (Water) Kimchi. Lol! The smell and the flavour are wonderful. and the pics are great! I am so excited to try this recipe! Whenever I make pickles or kraut there’s always a brine to push the stuff under. Thank you for posting this. Your web page is so chock full of ads and the page is continually jumping around while all the ads are loading and then video … I’ve overwhelmed. Is it possible I did not add enough juice? Hi Randy- I’m sorry you experienced crazy ad loading. Wash everything in cold water and drain in a colander. Kimchi is a good source of useful lactic acid bacteria, has excellent anti-oxidation and anti-cancer effects, and helps prevent aging. I just haven’t tried it. Have not used both apple and pear in same batch before. I put dakon radish in once just for the heck of it but it isn’t needed. Would it be better to spoon it into the jars or pack it in with my hands? It also tastes out of balance if you add a lot more. One more follow up question! The author does an great job explaining the preparation. Feel free to add in a few hotter peppers on your own, just don’t upset the balance too much. Hi Eva- You should be fine whichever route you took, but I’d pop it into the fridge now if you haven’t already. , I’m not sure what proportions of salt to water to use for the brine. Blend the apple and pear with one cup of water in a Food Processor or Blender and then add to the cabbage. To be sure, some salt is in there, but the vast majority of it drains away before the pepper paste is added. Do you have to use the onions and garlic or can you use more ginger or something as a substitute? You’re basically looking to add enough to loosen your paste up enough to spread easily on the Napa cabbage without it running off. Does kimchee need to be refrigerated after the 72 hours at room temperature? Nice post. So what’s the best brand to try to get the real taste of it? Thank you! Did you do anything differently that you can think of? Hi Mary! Hi J- Thanks for catching that! It also presents better. This was THE BEST Kimchi I’ve ever tasted! Carrmen aka keenpetite. There is no market near me that carries it. In other words, you could have a kimchi river a-flowin’ on your counter top unless you take precautions. But what amount would I use in this recipe to replace the powder with flakes? Kimchi is a famous Korean cuisine. Hi Stephanie- There is a large range here, but the paste you make should be sufficient to work for up to 8 pounds of cabbage. Dissolve a quarter cup of sea salt in a bowl of warm water, then pour salt water over cabbage leaves. First, miso paste is a fermented soy paste that both helps kick start fermentation and adds some umami to the party. I crammed the veggies in the jar yesterday, and am letting them set, as you stated. I used it my first time, while waiting for the big bag of pepper powder I ordered online to show up. The company I use for my ads is very good about listening to complaints when ads are reported. thanks, jb, Hi John- Generally, the brine should be 4 tablespoons of salt to a quart of water, stirred until the salt dissolves. Sort by. It’s hard to go wrong. I’ve made it three times and loved it each time. 2. The only commercial brand sold near me is King’s Kimchi and mine is like that. Thank you! Should I store the brine water in a jar or justmade regular ol’ salt water as needed? The good news is that it continues getting tastier and stronger as it ferments in cold storage. It’ll be slightly different -of course- and make take slightly longer -of course- but it should be tasty! the first 2 batches were a couple months ago – each one was about 5lb veg total and each filled about 6 pint jars. Kimchi Recipe with Apple. Quarter cabbage lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 2-to 3-inch pieces. 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