Exploring New Tastes

Saturday, July 16, 2011
No, I don't mean new tastes in fabric!  Henrietta encourages me to try new-to-me cuisine.  While on the road trip we ate at a Thai Restraurant.  

Henrietta said the food was very authentic.  We ordered Chicken Satay---

I forgot to take the picture until it was almost all eaten.  Peanut sauce and fresh cucumbers in a rice vinegar on the side.  

I ordered chicken, broccoli, and noodles with sweet black bean sauce.  Henrietta had a seafood Thai salad.  

They were both excellent.  We left full and happy!  I've made Green Curry (used the curry paste we bought in Sioux City) and Chicken Satay at home and they've both turned out well.  Ken, well Ken TRIES the food, but the Green Curry was a bit hot.  I ate my serving carefully--with lots of rice, bread and water!  I did better with the Satay.  Henrietta happily munches away--she likes her food spicy.  

A friend said we HAD to stop and get ice cream at Braum's as we went through Salina KS.  We didn't stop there--but look what was two businesses from our motel----

It was raining so we used the drive through--Henrietta had Peach Amaretto and I tried the Chocolate Almond.  YUM!  There are many Braum's located throughout Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. 

Very hot while on the trip, we're glad the air conditioner worked well in the car!  Its very hot here now (at the Visitor Center and at home)--humid humid HUMID with temps at +100F!  I encourage everyone to stay cool! Sewing in the air conditioning would be nice, or maybe a nap.......!  What is your favorite thing to do when its hot??


Suzanne said...

Trying new things is always fun! I always try and eat at places I don't have at home. Stay cool!

Brenda said...

When it's hot, my favorite thing to do is something you are not supposed to do anymore!! Lay in the sun and read!!! I love it hot!! Granted, I have never been 'south' hot, so I can not compare, but growing up, we had temps in the 100*+ and I loved it!! And when Dad would come home from work, he would sometimes ask "who wants to go to the lake??" well, a carfull of kids and we were off!!
Summer time, I have great memories of just being in the sunshine!!!