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Sweet Chili Glazed Meatloaf

“MA!  THE MEATLOAF!!” I had some leftover ground beef and was originally planning to make a beef version of the Meatball Shop’s Spicy Pork Meatballs; however, I realized I was out of tomatoes to make any kind of accompanying sauce.  I was way too lazy to run out and buy any missing ingredients so I rummaged through all … Continue reading

Thai Barbeque Chicken

As an accompaniment to our Papaya Salad, we decided to round out our traditional Thai dinner with a Thai-style marinated barbeque chicken.  We served this with store bought Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, although you can try making your own with this recipe.  The only thing missing was some steamed sticky rice, but think that shall … Continue reading

Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam Thai)

I was first introduced to making Papaya Salad by my friend Rahul during one of our Thai-themed cookouts where we watched a sweet auntie on Thai Food Cast demonstrate the step-by-step process.  Papaya salad is a popular Southeast Asian dish that has wonderful sweet, sour, salty, and spicy accents.  It is super easy to prepare … Continue reading

Spicy Pineapple Fried Rice

My cousin Rose likes to make this for her family and I finally got around to testing this out. I was surprised that this fried rice did not call for eggs, but taste delicious nonetheless. the crushed red pepper really adds a little kick to the flavor, and the sweetness of the pineapples really go … Continue reading

Shrimp and Tofu Pad Thai

Just like with my Thai Green Curry, I went the lazy route by using prepared Pad Thai sauce from the store. The sauce for Pad Thai is much easier to replicate as it requires considerably less ingredients than curry paste.  Most sauces call for some combination of tamarind, sugar, fish sauce, vinegar, tomato paste and … Continue reading

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai curry is an incredibly simple dish to make, assuming you use pre-made curry paste from the store rather than making your own.  Even making your own curry paste is not so difficult, but the multitude of hard-to-find herbs and spices you need to grind up for just a teensy portion was enough inclination for … Continue reading