Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kah Gai)

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe (Tom Kah Gai) - Andrea Meyers

Spring is almost here. The snow is nearly melted, the ground is starting to soften, and the first crocuses peeped out today, which means it’s about time to get out in our garden and start prepping the spring beds. I have packs of cilantro and dill seeds, two herbs that love cool spring temperatures, plus… 

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins

Andrea Meyers - Whole Wheat Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins

Out of all the muffins we’ve ever made, these morning glory muffins are hands down the family favorite. They are so moist and full of good things—whole wheat flour, wheat germ, zucchini, carrots, raisins, walnuts, unsweetened coconut—and the flavor is excellent. Michael and the boys can’t wait to get their hands on them, and I… 

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Thai Green Sticky Rice with Mango

Thai Green Sticky Rice with Mango - Andrea Meyers

Last spring my sister came out for a visit and we had a girls’ day of shopping and of course a dinner out together. We both like sushi and headed for a little Thai and sushi fusion restaurant nearby and ordered our favorites. We also noticed a card on the table advertising their Thai mango… 

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Coconut Bars – 12 Days of Cookies

Coconut Bars Recipe - Andrea Meyers

We are halfway through our 12 Days of Cookies extravaganza thing, and I chose something familiar, the coconut bars from 1953. I had these many times while growing up, but I’ve never made them myself and I felt it was high time to do so. They made me feel so very retro I wanted to… 

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Chicken Kelaguen (Kelaguen Mannok)

This dish is one of my fond memories of four years spent in Saipan. Local celebrations always included chicken kelaguen, red rice, empanadas, pancit, and other delicious island foods. Traditional kelaguen starts with a whole chicken, cut in half or in pieces, that has been grilled till cooked but still juicy. Then you combine the… 

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Grandma’s Coconut Cake

Grandma’s Coconut Cake Recipe - Andrea Meyers

We love this cake for holidays and birthdays. The nearly 100-year-old recipe was handed down to my mother from my late paternal grandmother, who learned it from my great-aunt Gladys. My mother tried for years to get the recipe right because it’s my father’s favorite cake. When Mom finally made a coconut cake that tasted… 

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