Author Archives: Joe Graff

About Joe Graff

President and co-owner of DC based design studio, icon werx, inc. Lived in Thailand for 8+ years (2003-2011). Rheumatoid arthritis and triple joint replacement patient.

Easy Homemade Breakfast Sausage & Sausage Gravy

I don’t like most of the commercially available breakfast sausages all that much. I often find them a bit too salty and a bit too sagey. I remember how much I loved my uncles breakfast sausage after he would butcher … Continue reading

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Noi’s Spicy Tuna Salad (Fuji Style) ยำสลัดทูน่าสไตล์ฟูจิของหน่อย

Fuji is a chain of Japanese style restaurants ubiquitous in Thailand. I am not sure how authentic the Japanese food is, but I love this restaurant. Click here to see their menu. When Nok (rhymes with Coke) and I go … Continue reading

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How to Make Thai Sticky Rice ข้าวเหนียว and Toasted Rice Powder ข้าวคั่ว

This is part 2 of a four part series that should have been posted 4 months ago. New job and a month in Thailand has me neglecting my blog. BTW, this is now going to be a 5 part series … Continue reading

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Nam Jim Jaew น้ำจิ้มแจ่ว Recipe 1

This is the first of a five part series on Northern and Northeastern Thai dishes. The other three will be “Moo Yang (Moo Yahng, Mu Yang or หมูย่าง), Nam Prik Ong น้ำพริกอ่อง, Nam Jim Jaew #2 (tamarind version) and one … Continue reading

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Crab Rangoon Deep Fried Wontons

I’ve been making this one for years, even before I moved to Thailand–though they loved them there. Thais thought putting cheese in a fried wonton was weird–until they tasted them. It was far and away the most requested dish to … Continue reading

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Italian Style Baked Spinach and Cheese ผักโขมอบชีส สิบสามเหรียญ

This is indeed another kitchen shortcut, but I kinda like those. You could make your own creamed spinach, but this is really a way to add another dish to your table without taking a lot of effort. This recipe was … Continue reading

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Thailand Inspired Smoked Link Sausage / Hot Dog Sandwich

I reckon it does sound strange to read both “Thailand” and “hot dog” in a recipe title. One of the many surprises I had during my first visit to Bangkok, was visiting a Tesco supermarket and seeing the “hot dog” … Continue reading

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