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Twitter #Weekendeats highlights: Kimchi for breakfast?

October 08, 2012|By Jenn Harris
  • Oatmeal with kimchi and fried egg made by Olga Berman of the blog Mango & Tomato.
Oatmeal with kimchi and fried egg made by Olga Berman of the blog Mango &… (Olga Berman / Mango & Tomato )

Sometimes opposites attract, especially when it comes to food. Think dumping a box of Milk Duds into your movie popcorn or biting into a kimchi quesadilla. During Monday morning's #weekendeats chat on Twitter, participants shared some unique flavor combinations. Here are some of the highlights:

Sarah Sprague shared her take on potato skins and bacon with her chorizo stuffed sweet potato skins. Grilled corn with butter, chile and lime is a summer favorite, but food blogger Pinoy Panda added a new flavor to the mix with elote con erizo del mar (Mexican corn topped with uni).

Kimchi, Korean spicy fermented vegetables, adds a nice bite to many dishes, but what about kimchi for breakfast? Olga Berman from the food blog Mango & Tomato shared a recipe for oatmeal with kimchi and fried egg for when you need some heat in the morning.

Here are a couple more recipes for fun flavor combinations from the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen:

Purple pig ears with kale

Cold almond and garlic soup

Sang Yoon's fig-tamarind ketchup

Please join in by tweeting your #Weekendeats at us Monday morning @latimesfood and share your photos with us in our "Weekend eats" gallery. We'll feature some of the photos here on Daily Dish, so be sure to check back for more #Weekendeats and #Foodporn throughout the week.

Hope to see everyone next Monday morning on Twitter! It's sure to be a drool-worthy good time.

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