Category Archives: Thai

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 9/10/22

This is our favorite dish to order at Thai restaurants. Our efforts have not resulted in a comparable dish thus far. I think that since we only use two teaspoons of oil has a lot to do with it. We … Continue reading

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Anniversary dinner 7/17/22

This road trip we are taking through Canada and the Pacific Northwest is in celebration of John and my 50th Anniversary! Yes, by simply cooking together you too can achieve fifty years of wedded bliss! Haha, just kidding, it takes … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday‚Äôs rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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Thai green curry with zoodles and chicken. 6/28/21

What can I say positive about this dish? It is colorful but does not really taste like curry and using light coconut milk even bumped up with coconut extract gives it a thin non-coconutty flavor. I really wanted it to … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO and Moab, UT

I have been finding a few better choices for lunches and dinners. Here are some suggestions for you to try the next time you are faced with a restaurant decision. Corn tortilla grilled shrimp taco This salad was part of … Continue reading

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Winning strategies when dining out. 4/15/21

If you are like me you are yearning to get out of the house and into the world of traveling again. We are wetting our toes with a road trip. Trying to eat reasonably is difficult. It takes a combination … Continue reading

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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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