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Butternut Coconut Rice with Thai Seasoned Chicken

This Butternut Coconut Rice with Thai Seasoned Chicken, from Better Homes & Gardens, was very different! This was the first time I’ve riced a squash and I really, really enjoyed it! Such a healthy alternative and a fun change. Details below! Rating: A How…

January 16, 2022

Pad Mama

I’m Thai obsessed, so was naturally very excited to try a recipe from Chrissy Teigen’s mom, Pepper! This recipe was found in Better Homes & Gardens, and it is good! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: VERY tasty. (I used…

August 23, 2021

Thai Meatballs

After trying and LOVING the Greek Meatballs from this AllRecipes master recipe, I had to try the Thai Meatballs variation. I was sure they would be a hit, but…not so much. Details below, but definitely check out the Greek version!! Rating: B How to…

April 27, 2021

Pepper’s Grilled Eggplant with Crispy Shallots

I finally broke out my new Philips Smokeless Infrared Grill! I’m going to be using this Christmas gift way more often now that I see how easy it is to use and clean! Pepper’s Grilled Eggplant with Crispy Shallots was the first dish prepared…

March 30, 2020

Carrot Coconut Soup

Oh my goodness, this Carrot Coconut Soup is majestic. Chrissy Teigen did it again with a colorful, simple, big flavor soup that perfectly combines salty, sweet, and a little spice. Make this soup ASAP! Rating: A How to make it an A+: This seriously…

March 18, 2020

Pepper’s Pork-Stuffed Cucumber Soup

And the award for the strangest thing I’ve made all year goes to…Chrissy Teigen and Pepper’s Pork-Stuffed Cucumber Soup! Who would have ever though boiled, stuffed cucumbers could taste SO GOOD? Here’s to another year of culinary adventures. Happy New Year! Rating: A+ How…

December 31, 2019

Thai Beef Salad

This Thai Beef Salad, from Real Simple magazine, is phenomenal. The meat is cooked perfectly, and soaks up the tasty dressing in each bite. The greens? A bonus! Details below. Rating: A How to make it an A+: This gets an A+ for flavor,…

November 18, 2019

Khao Tod (Crispy Rice Salad) with Fried Eggs

Chrissy Teigen is always good for something to talk about! It’s usually her knack for taking guilty pleasures and turning them into meals that are actually acceptable to serve. But, in this instance, she has managed to introduce a brand new dish and concept…

October 25, 2019

Thai Noodle Bowl with Chicken

  Okay, it’s summer and this Thai Noodle Bowl with Chicken is basically a soup, but it’s tasty and just feels like a TGIF meal in! It’s pretty healthy (unless you make my swap below, oops) and just makes you feel good! Learn more…

August 9, 2019

Pad Thai Carbonara

  Chrissy Teigen is known for some wacky concoctions, and marrying Pad Thai and a Carbonara is definitely one of them! While the dish may need a little help, it surely gets an A for effort! Check out the recipe and a little advice…

August 2, 2019