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Suong heo nuong xa – Vietnamese lemongrass spare ribs

3-4 lbs pork spare or baby back ribs3 lemongrass stalks, tough layers removed and finely minced1 Thai chili pepper, minced (or 1 tsp sambal olek) 4 scallions2 cloves garlic1 shallot3 tablespoons fish sauce3 tablespoons honey1/4 cup canola oil1/2 teaspoon fresh … Continue reading

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Ga uop xa: lemongrass chicken

The sister of a friend recently wondered why I haven’t been posting recipes.  Well, clearly she hasn’t read my last few posts about the juggling of work and family.  Hopefully, she’ll see this post and know that it’s for her! … Continue reading

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Bun Bo Hue

Next to pho bo, there is nothing I love more than a steaming bowl of bun bo hue in the freezing winters of New England.  This self-professed Valley girl has now been living in New England for 18 years–yikes, that’s … Continue reading

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Bun Bo Xao — Vermicelli with Beef and Lemongrass

This is one of my favorite go-to dishes during the week. It is relatively easy to make and can be eaten at room temperature so there is less rushing around at the last minute.  But more importantly, the ingredients are … Continue reading

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