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Thai-spired peanut sauce

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My mother used to make chicken satay skewers for “special” barbecue events when I was little. I was always excited about chicken satay because a) food on sticks and b) the peanut sauce that went along with it. When I got older and moved to a city with an abundance of Thai restaurants, I realized that it wasn’t just my mother and the collection of Australian cookbooks foisted upon us by my (paternal) grandmother who were onto the potential of peanuts beyond the ubiquitous PB&J. As M. and I both love Thai food, trying to recreate some of the more common (and delicious) flavors at home was inevitable.
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Recipe: Chile Garlic Ginger Lime Sauce

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As you may have noticed, much of our batch cooking technique relies not so much on making complete meals as making things like sauces and broths that we can then use as the basis for several different meals later on. I’ll be talking more about that in another post later this week, so today I’m just going to share a recipes for one of our favorites, Chile Garlic Ginger Lime sauce, so imaginatively named because I couldn’t think of anything creative and those are the four components that I most associate with it. Continue reading Recipe: Chile Garlic Ginger Lime Sauce