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Pad Thai Noodles

Pad Thai Noodles

Sorry the picture sucks… I couldn’t wait to eat it!

There is an amazing restaurant in my hometown called Pad Thai. Believe it or not, their pad thai noodle dish is absolutely TO DIE FOR.  I am not really sure why I haven’t just asked them for their recipe yet, next time I go I certainly will. For now, my never ending quest is to duplicate the delicious flavors in their signature dish. I am pretty sure if I am ever on death row, I would request Pad Thai pad thai noodles. They are that good. I promise. Anyway, here was my most recent attempt, which turned our relatively decent, and I actually pretty much followed the recipe as is!

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Chicken Coconut Milk Ginger Soup

Chicken Coconut Milk Soup

Tom Kha Gai!

I decided to proclaim this week Asian week on my blog. I can confidently say that Asian food is one of my favorite kinds of ethnic food. I understand that Asia is a pretty large country, but the Americanized versions Asian dishes found in our restaurants are pretty delicious. I have tried different variations of chicken and coconut milk soup before so I decided to give this Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Soup) recipe a try! I was lacking some of the ingredients (per usual) so my variations and comments are in BOLD!

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