This dish was created for the subreddit,
/r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “Thai”. I am just going to start to say that Thai food is one of my favourite cuisines, so much so that I constantly try to recreate it. Thus, why I had issue with this theme was trying to come up with something I have never attempted before. Then I remembered this small Thai place near my old work that made killer Pad Kee Mao. This dish also gave me a chance to try out my new wok that I have been meaning to break in.
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This dish is the first part of a dish prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “Bacon”. While It gets kind of annoying that lately everything is covered or wrapped in bacon, I decided to make something that I have never made before. Plus I love caprese salad. Bacon, Meat, and cheese, you be the judge on how horrible this could go. Times up! Delicious. Even for chicken.
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This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “ground meat”. When I first saw the theme, I felt it was fairly boring but then I remembered I have always wanted to try and make bolognese. I am glad I did because this was amazing. It almost made me forget that I was cooking for 5 hours… almost. I will definitely be making this again but probably for a special occasion.
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This dish is part 2 of a dish created for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was barbecue. While I have main grilled shrimp many times, this is the first time I have used this marinade and it came out absolutely delicious, the shrimp did not need any thing else.
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This dish was was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “herbs”. This theme was a little vague because most food has some sort of herb in it. While I am not the biggest fan of chicken (especially chicken breast), I am a huge fan of feta and I was not disappointed. This was juicy and delicious and the orzo was absolutely amazing.
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This dish is was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “spicy food”. I am just going to start out this post by saying that when my friends and I saw this theme, we laughed. Almost all of our food is spicy… case in point:
https://boredoftheinternet.wordpress.com/2014/10/10/a-blood-recipe/. Also, this dish is probably my favourite Thai dish. I remember my mom ordering this at my first Thai restaurant when I was about 8 and feel in love then and never stopped. Because of this, I have never tried making it because I thought it was overly complicated and I was very wrong. That being said, this dish had a decent amount heat but it could have used more. The only reason I did not make it hotter is out of respect for a friend who was over when I made this that can not take heat like a few of us. Given that, the left overs, I cheated and added a thing of chili paste that I got from a Thai restaurant that I went to a week prior.
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I made this recipe for the 7th week of the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was poaching. I never poached anything before except an egg but this turned out really great.
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