Thai Red Curry

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Alright so I posted a teaser recently on my instagram on fourth of july about some cute little galettes that I made. The recipe for those will have to wait because I had to first share this absolutely wonderful recipe for a thai red curry from the new cookbook Paleo Takeout by my buddy Russ at The Domestic Man. This book is not playing around and is filled to the brim with excellent takeout favorites including one of my favorites, thai red curry.

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Rooibos Poached Apricots with Thyme

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If you’ve never had poached apricots then I feel really sorry for you. You’ve never truly enjoyed an apricot until you’ve poached it. The magic behind this method is not only softening up the apricots a bit but once you’ve poached them you can then reduce the poaching liquid into a delicious fruity syrup to coat your apricots. It’s the next best thing right behind cookies and unicorns; for eating fruit that is.

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Thai Jicama Salad

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To be more accurate in terms of tradition, this salad would typically use green papaya. Unfortunately it’s a lot more difficult to find than I anticipated. I initially bought a papaya that was in fact green but as soon as I cut into it the inside was still slightly orange and for the most part: ripe.

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Blackberry Pie Bars

Blackberry-Pie-Bars-from-SLim-PalateA couple days ago I received a message from Emily Shlobohm who ran a small family owned farm with her husband Rick that sells mainly to restaurants. Well, actually it was a reminder message because they had already messaged me a while before that and I sort of accidentally forgot. I wasn’t going to let it pass me up again so I went ahead and visited their farm.

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Mango Lassi Popsicles

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Summer is nearing us and I’m sure everyone is happily welcoming it. Likely most of them with visions of warm beaches, swimwear, and hopefully popsicles. By popsicles I mean these popsicles, I mean come on I trekked an hour out to go to Williams Sonoma to find these popsicle molds. Apparently there are no other places that seem to carry any popsicle molds that look classic that aren’t online.

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