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My Gardening Adventures - Summer 2019 | runawayrice.com

My Gardening Adventures – Summer 2019

My garden is my happy place and I love spending my leisure time in the backyard. I find gardening so relaxing and therapeutic. It allows me to enjoy the beautiful outdoors while also connecting with awe-inspiring Mother Nature. In the early mornings and weekends, you’ll find me in my gardening talking to my plants while […]

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Instant Pot Beef Meatball Pho - Restaurant-Quality, Made at Home | recipe from runawayrice.com

Beef Meatball Pho (Pho Bo Vien) – Instant Pot Recipe

This Instant Pot recipe for Beef Meatball Pho / Vietnamese Beef Meatball Noodle Soup (Pho Bo Vien) shares a secret ingredient for making amazing pho broth: Peanut Worm / Sá Sùng. This unique marine animal has been top chefs’ stealthy ingredient for cooking pho broth with depth of flavor and umami profile. In this post, I’ll […]

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My Gardening Adventures - Thai Basil Must-Have Garden Herb | runawayrice.com

My Gardening Adventures – Summer 2018

Gardening is another hobby I really enjoy along with cooking. I love it when I can snip herbs from my garden to add fresh flavor and aroma to a dish. As a novice gardener, I keep things small and simple so it’s manageable. I have a planter box garden which my husband built using basic […]

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Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) - the most popular noodle soup is so easy to make | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)

Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) is a quintessential Vietnamese dish and this step-by-step recipe shows you how to make this amazing, hearty soup from scratch. If you’re a fan of Beef Pho and have always wanted to learn how to make this delicious soup at home, this is an authentic recipe to try. I’ll show you […]

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Thai Basil Chicken (Ga Xao La Que) - delicious and easy to make! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Thai Basil Chicken (Ga Xao La Que)

This easy recipe for Thai Basil Chicken makes a delectable chicken dish with red bell peppers, onions and fragrant herbs in 30 minutes or less. Quick to prep and easy to cook, it’s a wonderful option for a busy weekday meal.

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Savory Fresh Spring Rolls with Chinese Sausage, Jicama, Carrots, Shrimp and Egg with a delicious Dipping Sauce (Bo Bia) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Fresh Spring Rolls with Chinese Sausage (Bo Bia)

Crunchy jicama and carrots, crisp green leaf lettuce, fragrant Thai basil layered with savory Chinese sausage, dried shrimp and delicate egg ribbons are all wrapped in delicate rice paper making truly mouth-watering and refreshing spring rolls. The variety and abundance of colorful ingredients are what make these fresh spring rolls so unique and amazing! Serve these delicious rolls with a homemade sweet and […]

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Mango Salad with Shrimp - refreshing flavorful salad, super easy to make | recipe from runawayrice.com

Mango Shrimp Salad (Goi Xoai Tom)

Refreshing and light, this flavorful salad is made with unripened mangoes–which is crunchy and slightly tart, succulent shrimp, fragrant fresh herbs and spicy jalapenos and then drizzled with a zesty and sweet fish sauce dressing. If you love these bold flavors and textures, you’ll want to try this recipe. If you’re familiar with these flavors and drooling already, my work here is done! 🙂 Hope […]

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Instant Pot Pho Ga / Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup - Authentic and Easy Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Pho Ga / Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup – Instant Pot Recipe

This easy recipe for Instant Pot Pho Ga will have you enjoying this flavorful and hearty Vietnamese Chicken Noodle soup in less than half the cooking time of the traditional recipe. Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup has become so mainstream it’s recognized by its Vietnamese name “Pho Ga” name rather than its translated name. What is […]

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Papaya Salad and Beef Jerky (Goi Du Du Kho Bo)

Papaya Salad – 2 Ways (Goi Du Du)

Eating green papaya is a Viet favorite and using it in salads is a wonderful way to enjoy this tasty tropical fruit.  Green papaya, like most green fruit, is unripened and not at all sweet.  Green papaya has a really interesting texture–crunchy and slightly chewy.  I’ve received numerous requests for papaya salad recipes and often wonder which one is being […]

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