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Fat Chicken Day

Fat Chicken Day

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

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Obviously, Thanksgiving is not a Thai holiday. No Pilgrims washed ashore here. But, the church in Thailand has adopted this holiday as a time to focus on giving thanks to God for His blessings. And so, we celebrated as a family this past Sunday. In keeping with good American tradition, there was TONS of food. It was a potluck breakfast AND lunch…

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Food Friday: The Moistmaker

Food Friday: The Moistmaker

Posted on 27. Nov, 2009 by .

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OK, so today is the day after Thanksgiving. After eating all that turkey, somehow you still have some leftover! You know you have to eat the leftovers, and the first way to do it is with a sandwich. But don’t settle for just any old sandwich… make a MOISTMAKER! (best served hot, with a side of cranberries!)

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Sometimes you can’t make it on your own

Sometimes you can’t make it on your own

Posted on 26. Nov, 2009 by .

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It’s now the fourth Thursday in November, and that means there will be a parade, the Lions will lose, and people will doze off after eating a delicious bird. In America anyways. But thankfulness isn’t an American ideas, it’s a human idea.

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Moo Ga Ta

Moo Ga Ta

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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When we go out to eat for a special event with our Thai friends, more often than not the choice of food is “Moo Ga Ta.”
Moo Ga Ta literally means “pork in a pan,” although you cook a lot more than just pork (and sometimes no pork!). Many of our friends commonly refer to it as “Korean Barbecue,” and though it may have been inspired by Korean cooking, it is not quite what you’d see in Korea.

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Just Let Go

Just Let Go

Posted on 04. Nov, 2009 by .

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A few days ago was the holiday Loy Kratong. It’s celebrated all over Thailand, but if you’re in Bangkok, you head down to the Chao Phraya river. Which is exactly what we did. We piled into the back of a pick-up truck and tried to make our way through Bangkok traffic. We ended up at the river where under the full moon thousands of people were releasing small rafts with candles into the river…

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