Category Archives: American

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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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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Creamy Tuna Soup or Creamy Clam Soup

This might seems like a strange soup. It seemed strange to me the first time I had it myself. I had recently moved to Bangkok and was with a friend at Sizzler (yeah, they have Sizzler’s over there) and there … Continue reading

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Mom’s Potato Salad

8-10 small red potatoes (or another waxy potato like Yukon Gold–do not use russets, “baking potatoes”!) 4-6 hard boiled eggs, mashed (Mom says 6, I usually use 4) 1 stalk of celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped. Make sure … Continue reading

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Spicy Meatloaf with Mary Bee’s Sweet Glaze

1.5-2 pounds lean ground beef 3/4-1 pound fresh bratwurst, removed from the casing, or other fresh sausage. 4-5 slices white or wheat bread, crusts removed and cubed 1/2 cup of milk 1 egg, beaten 1/2 onion, grated 2-3 jalapeno peppers, … Continue reading

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