Category Archives: Vegetarian

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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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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Quick Refried Bean Recipe

This is a quick version of refried beans that should take about 30-45 minutes. If you want to make them totally from scratch, here’s my recipe–but be warned, it takes 3-4 hours. 1 can refried beans 1 jalapeno chili pepper, … 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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Dad’s Low-Cal Breakfast Sandwich

It was just this past Christmas (2011) that my family and I were talking about our recipes. Especially some of the ones from my grandparents and mother. Apparently, his mother’s sauerbraten recipe had been lost. Dad said he wondered if … Continue reading

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Bibimbap Recipe (Korean “mixed rice”) 비빔밥

bean sprouts ground beef, 1-1.5 pounds fresh spinach, 9-10 oz. bag zucchinis, 2 cut into thin strips, 2 inches long mushrooms, sliced thinly carrot, 2 cut into thing strips, 1-2 inches long eggs, sunny side up or over easy. rice … Continue reading

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