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Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

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Yum Woon Sen | Spicy Thai Glass Noodles Salad Recipe | ยำวุ้นเส้น

The first time I had Yum Woon Sen I cried, and it wasn’t from tears of joy.

It was my first week in Bangkok, and I was eating at a random restaurant maybe on the third floor of CentralWorld, one of the huge malls in Bangkok. I had just met my boss, but hadn’t started work, and the two other Thai friends I knew from my UNC-Chapel Hill days were working that day, so I was exploring downtown Bangkok on my own.

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How a Thai-American Family Celebrates Thanksgiving

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How a Thai-American Family Celebrates Thanksgiving

Some of my memories of the fourth Thursday of November:

Picking out orange, brown and red leaves to decorate our Thanksgiving table. Eating and laughing with my two cousins at the kids table in my grandma’s living room while the adults chatted in the dining room. Piling up creamy, buttery mashed potatoes on my plate until they reached the ceiling. Playing soccer in my grandma’s front yard in the crunchy leaves with the fam post-Thanksgiving meal.

Some of my Thai Hubby’s memories of the fourth Thursday of November:

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