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:
I was 7-years-old when I started sweetly asking IHOP waitresses for coffee.
I have a confession to make. Until this year I hadn’t made Thai green curry for about 2.5 years. Continue Reading
When I taught in Bangkok, I would spend the hours before my lunch break sort of lesson planning, but mainly dreaming about what fresh, cheap Thai food I was going to eat for lunch.
I know, I know, this isn’t a Thai recipe, but I know you all will be excited about this: on Tuesday my Thai-Foodie sous chef, aka my son Rocco, turned the big 1. Continue Reading
Yesterday I got highlights done in my hair while learning how to make som tum, Thai papaya salad. It was the best haircut highlight session of my life. Continue Reading
One day I opened the fridge, looked inside the veggie drawer and there were vibrant purple cabbage, bright orange carrots and crisp green onions staring at me merrily. Then on our kitchen counter there were cute light violet shallots delicately sitting there. As I took in the bright rainbow of colors, a Thai fusion dish started to pop up in my mind. Continue Reading
My Thai hubby doesn’t like Thai curry. Isn’t he weird?
He says it’s because many Thai desserts have rich coconut milk as their base, so he grew up believing that coconut milk, which many Thai curries are laden with (which is why I like them), is meant to be eaten for dessert. Continue Reading
I went back to Thailand this week.
Well, my tongue did at least. Dom surprised me and took me to eat at Spin Modern Thai Cuisine in Austin. It’s right down the street from us, which will now make our trips to Thailand take five minutes instead of 26 hours.