Category Archives: A Little Spicy

The Neighborhood Table: Middle Eastern Feast

It’s been quite awhile since the last installment of The Neighborhood Table and it feels like ages since it was my turn. I went with a Middle Eastern theme last week and got completely absorbed in all the wonderful delicacies … Continue reading

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Oh Larb, I Love You

It’s true. I love Larb, Laarb, Lap. A few years ago, I went to visit my little brother while he was living and working in Cambodia. It was right after I finished graduate school so I had some serious time … Continue reading

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Cooling Fall Salad: Jicama, Apple, and Cucumber

Here in Austin, Texas it may be well into fall but we’re still experiencing days with highs in the 80s. It’s early November and it was just a few weeks ago that we put in our fall garden. After a … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts everyone will love

Brussels Sprouts are a food I simply didn’t like until fairly recently. Yes, I’d had them prepared well. Yes, I’d had them straight from the farmers. No, I still did not like them. Then about 4 years ago, my then … Continue reading

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Oh so spicy sweet potato and beef red curry

Again with the sweet potatoes you say? Yes, I had a frackin’ ton. I also had opened a can of coconut milk to make some rice pudding, so I decided curry sounded good. Thai Fresh on West Mary street sells … Continue reading

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Tom Kha Gai

Yesterday morning Tom Kha (Thai Coconut Soup) came up in conversation and I promised to send my friend Sarah my version of this recipe. Then on my way to yoga later in the day, another friend simply texted, “I want … Continue reading

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Fried Rice Delight

I have a very large wok. It’s a little too big for me to handle. It’s a great wok though and I feel sad for it that it doesn’t get much use, so last week I dusted off the top, … Continue reading

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