Category Archives: Thai

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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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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