From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
With lots of spices and fresh ingredients, Thai can be a great choice but there are some high calorie dishes to avoid. Next time you’re craving Thai, check out our tips before you place your order.
What better way to channel the sunny days that lay just ahead than by diving into the vibrant, heat-packed dishes that characterize Thai cuisine. Here, chefs around the US fill us in on their favorite Thai takeout dishes.
Rice, pork, nuts, shellfish, squid, lime, grains, oysters and more
Use ginger's signature spiciness to enhance everything from classic holiday crinkle cookies to tangy carrot switchel.
Learn more about the health benefits of this versatile spice.
Picture pad Thai and a ganglion of stir-fried noodles coated in a sweet and savory peanut sauce typically comes to mind. But a few restaurants are upending the dish by removing noodles — at least in their typical form — and introducing heavy doses of creativity instead
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The flavor of fresh ginger is more pronounced than dried, sporting heavy citrus, even acidic, notes. Learn more.
These crunchy oatmeal cookies combine vitamin E-rich nuts and high-fiber oatmeal with a touch of ginger -- all for only 70 calories and 4.5 grams of fat (2 grams of saturated fat).