Thai Shrimp Fried Rice

Most of the rice dishes that I feature on my blog require fresh-made rice. When I make fresh rice, I usually make much more than necessary so that I have cold leftover rice to use another day. The cold leftover rice works great to make fried rice, which is today’s quick and easy recipe.

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Thai Coconut Soup with Ham

What do you do when you have a lot of protein leftover from your holiday? In my case I had a lot of ham left over, which goes great in sandwiches, of course, but another obvious way to use ham is in soup. There are lots of traditional American soups that use ham, and I love many of them. This is Global Dine In, however, and so I decided to show you something that’s a global fusion. In this case I decided to use my leftover ham to make Thai coconut soup, one of my favorite soups in the whole world.

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Shrimp in Coconut Sauce (Camarão com Molho de Coco)

I have never visited Brazil but I hope to someday just to be able to sample their wonderful cuisine. While recently searching my cookbooks for new ideas, I came across this delightful dish called shrimp in coconut sauce. Apparently it is very popular in Brazil during the Easter season. I was attracted to this dish because I love shrimp and coconut milk together, and I also like the bell peppers in this dish.

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