Category Archives: Thai

Farro vegetable bowl with nuoc cham 4/9/21

After the heft of our dining-out experience on Thursday we decided on much lighter fare for Friday. Baking the farro in a 9 x 9 inch glass baking dish is a simple but delicious way to cook farro. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Oven … Continue reading

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Thai shrimp soup. 4/5/21

A week or so ago we made a Thai soup to represent our country winner. Although we ate most of the vegetables and all the shrimp we still had broth left over. We used it as the base for tonight’s … Continue reading

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Country winner, Thailand! Tom Yum Soup. 3/26/21

This favorite in Thailand is a great low calorie, healthy soup. Here is a link to the recipe I used. https://www.recipetineats.com/tom-yum-soup-thai/. There are two recipes included one for the brothy soup that I made and another for a creamy soup. … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetable stir-fry. 1/27/21

This dinner was a glorious celebration of vegetables and also a very good way to use up bits and pieces of vegetables left in your refrigerator. Except for the fact that we used fish sauce in our marinade, this is … Continue reading

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Vegan Asian-inspired cold pasta with crunchy vegetables. 8/19/20

I was looking through recipes trying to find another hot weather dish when I came upon Mark Bittman’s Cold Sesame Noodles with Crunchy Vegetables in NY Times Cooking. Of course the recipe had me making a fancy sauce, using a … Continue reading

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Grilled portobello burgers with Thai salad. 8/15/20

It was 106F today so there was no cooking in the kitchen. John grilled our mushrooms outside and I seared off some onions and added basil and whole grain mustard to our “burgers” for additional flavor. The salad I made … Continue reading

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Grilling with the family. 8/9/20

Today we had a typical pandemic Sunday lunch on our patio with our kids. After we finished playing tennis and everyone got cleaned up our son helped me make a Thai inspired tomato and cucumber salad. He did a lot … Continue reading

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Thai – Spicy basil eggplant with tofu (vegan) 8/6/20

Since we have been creating our international dishes this week, we have run into quite a backlog of leftovers. I am skipping the Chana dal this week and doing a replay of our chicken chili on Friday before finishing up … Continue reading

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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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