The way to a man’s heart (and a woman’s too)

What better way to spend our last morning in Thailand than at a cooking class?
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But first, these little piggies went to market, and what a market it was!
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The vegetables were so fresh, the bees think they are still growing.
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Thai “fast food” – all the necessary vegetables for soup, packaged together.
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No wonder Thai food is so amazing–the ingredients are incredibly fresh!
Check out these master chefs.
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Could that be Mike wearing a “do” rag??? Yes, it could, and it was.
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The spring rolls were so delicious, I didn’t stop to photograph them–I think I might have inhaled them…but I DID capture our other glorious creations for your viewing pleasure.
Pad Thai
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Green curry–we all were coughing as we were stir frying this dish. Not sure what ingredient caused that reaction.
 
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And the grand finale–sticky rice with mango. I have never, ever tasted such scrumptious mangoes. They were perfectly ripened, sweet and juicy.
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Our group: 4 Lindas, 2 Barbaras,2 Marys, Shelley, Sue, Sandy, Caroline, Karen, Kitty
2 Gregs, Alex, Al, Hal, Mike, Owen, and Rod, obviously not in any particular order.
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Good news, folks back home. When I return, I won’t be empty handed. There will be a cookbook in my chubby fist!

After class, we were loaded into vehicles that resembled army trucks. Caroline pointed out this comforting sign. Good to know our driver was trained!
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