Category Archives: Thai

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/20

Wow, was this good! We have been trying to replicate our favorite restaurant dish and I think we nailed it. My part in dinner was to chop everything up in fairly equal sized pieces while John was the kitchen hero, … Continue reading

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Pork tenderloin with spicy ginger-peanut sauce. 6/11/20

We are finally done with chicken for the week and ready to try something new. I found this recipe on  NYTimes Cooking. The pork is cooked sous vide in its sauce and then charred a bit on the grill. The … Continue reading

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Shrimp Thai salad. 6/3/20

With temperatures in the upper 90’s I have thrown out my menu for the week and am looking to make dishes that involve minimal cooking. This Thai salad is a riff on the Spicy Pork Thai salad I made a … Continue reading

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New! Spicy Thai Pork Tenderloin Salad. 5/27/20

This delicious salad comes from the NYTimes Cooking site. The site is not free but you can buy it separately from the newspaper. There are myriad recipes plus newsletters to subscribe to. You can upload recipes from other sites into … Continue reading

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Pad Thai with tofu. 4/30/20

Note: This is a vegan or vegetarian entree if you use a substitute for fish sauce. Pad Thai takes quite a bit of prep but once you have finished the chopping up the cooking takes almost no time at all. … Continue reading

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🐚🐟 Shrimp in yellow curry with vegetables. 3/19/20

We made Mark Bittman’s shrimp in yellow curry but we made it lighter by substituting the cup of coconut milk with non-fat yogurt, two teaspoons of cream, and about 1/4 teaspoon of coconut extract. I am sure using the coconut … Continue reading

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🥬 New! Coconut red curry with tofu 12/28/19

I wish I could link the NYTimes Cooking site recipes to my blog but they are behind a paywall. So if you are subscribing to the app, you might want to try this recipe with the following caveats! John and … Continue reading

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🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant. 12/16/19

We are still working on getting this to taste like our favorite Thai dish. The problem is, I think, since we are cutting down on oil and sugar that it is probably impossible to get it to taste like a … Continue reading

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🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 11/9/19

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is our favorite dish to order when we go out to a Thai restaurant. We have tried over the years to replicate it at home usually with rather lackluster results. Before making it this … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai eggplant and tofu with basil. 2/21/19

I think this is the third time we have prepared this Thai dish and each time we are getting a little better at it. The local Thai restaurant that we go to has a really delicious rendition of it. We … Continue reading

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