I happen to be on hiatus the entire month of December, so when my Jan/Feb Cook’s Illustrated arrived early, I decided I was going to attempt all 7 recipes in the issue since I now had the time. Ok, so fat chance.
December is long gone, and I have made 4 of them. I guess 4 out of 7 [...]
As some of you may know, I’m trying to expand my horizons a bit, by exploring new and exciting dishes that I’ve never attempted before. Not to mention, I’d also love to break my dependency on Thai take-out by learning to make it myself.
Pad Thai is one of my very favorite Thai dishes.
I love love love Thai food. I love the use of fresh herbs, like cilantro and lemon grass, and especially the hot little red Thai chilies. Although FYI, if a Thai dish is specified as spicy on a menu, take their word for it. I recently asked for mine extra spicy. Holy Inferno! And I eat hot.