Thai Red Curry

This Thai red curry recipe is perfect for busy winter days.  It is super quick to make, healthy, and it will warm you right up!

Thai Red Curry

Hello Party People! It’s good to be back on the blog. The first few weeks of 2017 were absolutely chaotic.  I ended up traveling to Boston for work (during a snow storm), starting graduate school, and jetting off to Whistler for a ski trip – all in the SAME week!!  It’s probably not surprising that the following week I came down with a nasty cold that promptly knocked me on my ass.   Life hasn’t slowed down much since then, and I don’t really expect it to until I get that diploma (two years from now) 🙂

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Tea Ring

Swedish Tea Ring – A Rucker Family Tradition

I’m spotlighting a not-so-healthy-but-well-loved recipe today because I am featuring my first-ever guest blogger!  My mom generously volunteered to create our family’s favorite holiday breakfast food, a Swedish Tea Ring,  for you below.  I am SO incredibly grateful for her support, and I love this recipe.  Enjoy the recipe, and show my mom some love in the comments below!

A Swedish Tea Ring for Christmas Breakfast
by Robin Rucker

Can you imagine a holiday without your family’s traditional delicacy? Breaking bread together has special significance when it comes to our family’s Swedish Tea Ring. My daughter Kara, the creator of this blog, invited me to share the recipe with you as she photographed its path from the rising of the bread to its final presentation for our Christmas breakfast.

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Jackfruit Carnitas

Jackfruit Carnitas-Style Street Tacos

Have you guys heard of Jackfruit?  I had vaguely encountered the fruit at markets in Thailand, but had never tried it. I had absolutely no idea it made a fantastic meat substitute either!  As it so happened, Eric and I stumbled upon this fruit at our local grocery story (Shout out to QFC’s everywhere if you are from the Pacific Northwest).   Our conversation went something like this:

Eric: “That looks awesome, should we get it?  Can we eat it all?”
Me: “YOLO”

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