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kim chee

Here's a Kim Chee recipe you might want to try.

This is taken from  a local cookbook.

2 lb head cabbage
1/2 cup rock salt
4 cups water


2    tsp minced red pepper
3/4 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp minced ginger root
1/2 tsp paprika
1    tbls sugar
1/4 tsp msg (opt)

Wash cabbage and cut in 1 inch pieces.  Dissolve the rock salt in water.
 Soak the cabbage in the brine for 3 to 4 hours.  Rinse and drain.  Combine
seasonings; add to the cabbage mixture, mixing thoroughly.  Pack in 1 quart
bottle.  Cover loosely and let stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 days.
 Chill before serving.a

You can use napa cabbage also.  And depending on how spicy you want it can
adjust the pepper accordingly.