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5 Reasons Why You Can Cook Thai Food Too

5 Reasons Why You Can Cook Thai Food Too

When people hear that I’m not Thai, but I’m American and that I usually cook Thai food five out of seven days a week (if it’s an awesome week) and my Thai food has gotten five star ratings not only from my Thai hubby, but my Thai mother-n-law, they think Read more →

Easy Thai Green Curry Chicken Spaghetti

Easy Green Curry Chicken Spaghetti-Thai-Foodie

I had written out our weekly menu earlier in the week, but for Wednesday I had written “Random”— aka I had run out of ideas for what to make for dinner, so I thought I’d figure it out later. Random Night had arrived, so I searched on foodgawker, and scrounged Read more →

What is Fish Sauce?

What is Fish Sauce?

Fish Sauce?! A friend asked me what was in one of my Thai recipes the other day. I started listing off the ingredients, and I almost cringed when I got to, “fish sauce,” because right when I said it, I saw it in her eyes, the disdain, and “Eww, gross!” flashing Read more →

Tamarind Jam Recipe

Tamarind Jam Recipe

I try to be crafty, but usually whenever I bring home the “crafts” I make during my Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group, my hubby takes one look and says,”Umm, honey…what’s that?” Some of my mom friends, if you throw some felt, hot glue and googly eyes in their general direction, Read more →

Easy Crockpot Thai Chicken Curry

Easy Crockpot Thai Chicken Curry

Crockpots are nonexistent in Thailand because why would you need one when you can get a quick, authentic Thai meal for a dollar when you walk out your door down the street a few blocks? But in America, it’s impossible for me to walk out my door and get cheap, Read more →

5 Reasons I Love Our Thai-American Family

5 Reasons I love our Thai-American Family

She’s here! Milana Jane Pengjad was born on September 9 at 7:55pm, weighing in at 6.14 lbs and 19.5 in! We can’t believe she is finally with us! We are so in love with her and feel so rich and blessed to have two amazing kiddos. I hope Milana and Read more →

Thai-Foodie’s Pregnant Pause

Thai Foodie's Pregnant Pause

I’ve missed you all! In case you were wondering where I disappeared to, I’ve been waiting for my little girl to arrive, which means channeling all my energy into playing with my little boy and going on our last few coffee whip cream dates, snuggling my hubby, and resting as Read more →

Easy Thai Mango Coconut Smoothie

Easy Thai Mango Coconut Smoothie

Dom and Rocco were making a tower of wet sand as tall as Rocco, and I had been laying out next to them, smiling at my handsome, tan Thai boys as the gentle emerald waters of Ao Nang in Krabi, Thailand lapped on the shore behind us. But then I Read more →

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Ginger and Thai Oyster Sauce Recipe

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Ginger and Thai Oyster Sauce

Dom had never seen or heard of broccoli growing up. Broccoli is a foreign veggie and never made it to his little town of Sukhothai, Thailand. When he was 12-years-old, his grandma bought broccoli for the first time from the market and made it for dinner. It was a big Read more →

Thai Mango Sticky Rice Recipe | ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วง

Thai Mango Sticky Rice Recipe | ข้าวเหนียวมะม่วง

Even though it was so insanely hot on our last visit to Thailand in March, there was a huge benefit to going during the most intense part of Thai summer—we were in golden, sweet, sticky heaven since succulent Thai mangos were in season. One night we had our friends over to Read more →