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    WOW! I am coming to visit! :P
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    I just could not get my spring roll skins right. Now I lay them flat and spray them with a mister bottle and it is working. I found the typical dipping sauce just too sweet so I am using this product...
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    Beer is a vegetable too!:P
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    LOL! I recall a poem we said in kindergarten...

    Peas, Peas, the magical fruit
    The more you eat the more you toot!

    LooloLLOlol! I am just veggie inspired these days. I am surviving on these...
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    They are actually called Spring Roll Skins. It is a product of Viet Nam. The ingredients are tapioca flour, water and salt.

    I found them in the only thing close to an oriental market here. It is a...
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    My doctor tried to put me on statins. No thanks. Lifestyle and diet did it for the Pea.
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    Did I mention my total cholesterol has gone down an insane 56 points to healthy since I gave up burgers, bacon, and the typical Alaskan huge meat and maybe a pinch of veggies style food and switched...
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    Another of my favorite is fresh spring roll. My friend calls it Pa Pia Sot. Is it Chinese, Vietnamese, or Thai? I don't know but I could eat these for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack!
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    Rori,
    Yes, it has no fat but that is what I always try to eat. The USA has an obsession with heart health and fat free things because I think we still are rated the fattest country. I will...
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    Chicken that has already been cooked? No! I cook it in the base! How do you pre-cook?
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    Often, I will add some chicken to my stir fry mixed veggies. I start out with whatever base, curry, or even the simplest minced ginger, garlic and peanut or olive oil and then add about a 1 inch...
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    I knew a very lovely Korean Air stewardess gal that the stupid Pea never married but that is another story. She was all about fermented food. Why would a cook ferment anything? What is the advantage?
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    In the interim, I am going less intense. I make the base with olive oil, two medium cloves of garlic, three fat Thai chillies, then throw in the chicken, about two cups water, just a dash of soy...
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    Anxiously waiting for shoots to appear! Thanks for the web site Susana.
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    Ohhh Susana!

    Oh don't you cry for Pea 555555555!:music:

    My seeds arrived!

    Thai Red Chili Pepper
    Siam Queen Basil
    Holy Kaprao Basil
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    What is onion and shrimp paste please?
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    I think they have it at at the supermarket! It will be a must try.
    :D Thanks!
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    Instead of chicken, I tried some big shrimp with my veggie stir fry. I added pineapple chunks and tried some teriyaki sauce.

    Wow! Very tasty! Stir fry teriyaki technique anyone?
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    :party::party: It is very nice :party::party:
    :party::party:Eat with sticky rice:party::party:
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    Oh sure, blueberries, rasberries, cranberries are easily found on hikes in the hills/mountains around here. They are ripe and it is now the season to pick. Grizzly bears are also easy to find,...
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    [QUOTE=Susana;263362]Pea Brain, I buy all my seeds from Baker Creek www.rareseeds.com. My basil seeds for this year have all been planted. Are there any nurseries near you?

    YES! Ordering as I...
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    Excellent! Coincidentally enough, my Thai fighting fish bowls are magical when it comes to rooting cuttings of all kinds.
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    Being a single Pea and cooking for myself, I really could find many uses for a good pok-pok!!!:oops:
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    Hey! can you get me seeds? I will pay many baht! LOL! It is very unusual for me to find fresh Thai Basil but the store has it today. I can grow indoors in the winter. I need big, leafy plants around...
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    yes, you had mentioned it 122 times before. :party:[/QUOTE]


    Oh! You remember!!! :blush:


    Hey, seriously, when do you add basil leaf?

    Do you chop up the stem along with the leaf?
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    [QUOTE=David_Loves_Ubonwan;263313]It is a mortar and pestle. ;)

    Pok Pok...Is this colloquial Thai then?

    LOL! Could you please write it in Thai script so I can understand the accent?
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    Thank you!
    The Pea is NOT afraid to try anything new or exotic. With my little Pea Brain, I noticed, cutting a cross section of ginger root, there is a tender mid section, a surrounding ring, and...
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    Oh my! Well then, you can put ginger root in anything you cook for me!!! :party: 5555555555555! :P
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    What is a pok pok?

    What kind of quantities do you use for each?

    What is the best or easiest way to peel ginger root?
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    Yes, I heard that ginger was super for guys who are no longer in their twenties yet are still very interested in the ladies, or was it for digestion problems? :music:
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    Today,

    I did some shopping. I took 3 Thai chillies and diced them up with about two thumbs of ginger root. I then diced and fried up a chicken breast with ribs along with the chillies mix and...
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    Have you ever took two big bowls, put the garlic bulbs in whole, then put these two bowls with the rims touching and shake them? It peels and breaks up the garlic perfectly.

    You know, I tried to...
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    Oh! 555555! I knew someone who knows what they are doing would comment on my first!!!
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    HaHa! My first try. I looked at what I had on hand. I took some green curry paste and fried it with olive oil. I threw in some dried garlic. I put in a sprinkle of curry powder. I opened a can of...
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    LOL! Where is Siam Ruby when you need her! :help:
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    Please let us know how it goes! :P
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    I don't believe it but my wok arrived already! The condition is like new for sure but there is a small chip/blemish just where one of the rivets hold the handle on. I am suspicious now of how it will...
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    I found a good, I hope, deal on a Cuisinart GG 26-30 H on Amazon used for $38 US. Includes glass lid and free shipping which is about half of this price to where I live. It is in like new condition...
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    Shucks, I don't even know if I can get a wok here. I may have to get through Amazon or something. Is there a quality difference in woks? What is the favorite or best quality wok?
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    Is there a uniquely Thai version then? LOL! Or do they just add delicious chillie peppers? :devil:
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    Mixed Vegetables

    Please help! I love veggies and I normally go to Thai or Chinese restaurants for this but the prices where I live are crazy for a plate of veggies.

    Can you suggest any recipes for assorted mixed...
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