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Chicken Soup Weather

When the weather cools down I get out my soup recipes. And my stews and chilis too, but I always like to start with something simple, not too hearty (it’s only in the 70’s after all, not that cool yet!), and with “adjustable zing.”

Thai-style chicken soup is just the thing, I think.

Of course there are […]

A Thai Dinner Party at Home, Part III: Soup and Rice

Whether you’re holding a formal or informal Thai dinner, you’ll want soup and a rice dish. Here are my suggestions, although there are certainly a wide range of possible substitutes:

Chicken Tom Yam Gai Soup
Thai Combo Fried Rice

If you snoop around a little on the Web looking for “authentic” Tom Yam, you will find there […]

A Thai Dinner Party at Home, Part II: Appetizers

I know, I promised last installment that we’d talk about soups and stuff. I got ahead of myself! Before you have the diners move to the main courses, consider having some appetizers first. Besides encouraging the group to chat and relax, serving appetizers give you time to put the finishing touches on your dishes.

Satay is […]

A Thai Dinner Party at Home, Part I

I found a stash of recipes I’ve worked on before and then somehow forgotten. Someday I gotta get organized! In the meantime, I’d like to share this collection of Thai, Indonesian and Malaysian dishes. I’ll be adding them to Dad’s Chile Cookbook, and of course I’ll upload the majority of them to the Recipes du […]