Olive Salad
Olive Salad
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This is a new one for me, I have never heard of this but it sounds really good, on my to make list very soon.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Olive Salad
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This is a new one for me, I have never heard of this but it sounds really good, on my to make list very soon.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 10 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Add all the items to a large mixing bowl, toss to coat everything.
  2. Cover and place in the fridge for 1-2 hours to chill and allow the flavors to blend.
  3. Will keep for up to a week in the fridge.
  4. This is great as a side dish, a topping on burgers, etc.
Recipe Notes

One can of black olives will cost 78 Baht, 1 jar or green olives 74 Baht, and one can of mushrooms will cost 70 Baht. For 8 servings this is about 87 cents per serving.

Adapted from an internet recipe. 

Deviled Egg Salad
Deviled Egg Salad
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Sounds absolutely wonderful, on my to cook list.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Passive Time
1-2 hours
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Passive Time
1-2 hours
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Sounds absolutely wonderful, on my to cook list.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Passive Time
1-2 hours
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 10 minutes
Passive Time
1-2 hours
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Place the prepared eggs, spring onion, celery, and bell pepper in a large mixing bowl and toss together.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the mayo, mustard, Tabasco sauce, and the vinegar.
  3. Stir the dressing into the egg and veggies and season with paprika, salt, and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for several hours to chill it fully before serving.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

This recipe for Deviled Egg Salad is from Simply Recipes.

Spaghetti Salad
Spaghetti Salad
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This comes from a good friend and sounds very nice, I love a good pasta salad and this seems to be on par with that. This is a make with what you want, think left overs or cleaning out the fridge, no measurements are given for the ingredients. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Prep Time
10 minutes
Passive Time
2-3 hours
Prep Time
10 minutes
Passive Time
2-3 hours
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This comes from a good friend and sounds very nice, I love a good pasta salad and this seems to be on par with that. This is a make with what you want, think left overs or cleaning out the fridge, no measurements are given for the ingredients. Links to the shortcuts are listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Prep Time
10 minutes
Passive Time
2-3 hours
Prep Time
10 minutes
Passive Time
2-3 hours
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Mix everything together in a mixing bowl, use amounts of items based on how much spaghetti you are using, and dress with the Italian dressing and Ranch mix to taste, add cheese, and seasonings to taste.
  2. Cover and place in the fridge for 2-3 hours before serving as a side with any dish.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Shortcuts: Italian Dressing, Ranch Dressing Mix.

Recipe provided by a friend, Joeann Lafferty, and her recipe is here.
United States.

Sausage Salad
Sausage Salad
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I had this at a wedding party yesterday, 27 Feb 2018. This was the only dish that contained packaged items, like Vietnamese sausage, hot dogs, crab sticks, and squid rolls. Squid rolls are essentially a crab stick but are tubular shaped, but squid flavored. The dish in the photo also has chilies in it, when I prepare this, I will use much less chili. No servings or quantities are given until I make this, I am just winging this for now.
Sausage Salad
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I had this at a wedding party yesterday, 27 Feb 2018. This was the only dish that contained packaged items, like Vietnamese sausage, hot dogs, crab sticks, and squid rolls. Squid rolls are essentially a crab stick but are tubular shaped, but squid flavored. The dish in the photo also has chilies in it, when I prepare this, I will use much less chili. No servings or quantities are given until I make this, I am just winging this for now.
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Cut the Vietnamese sausage (Cha Lua) in half lengthwise, then thinly slice each half. A mix of regular and pepper varieties would work well.
  2. Slice the hot dogs thinly at an angle.
  3. Slice the imitation crab into 1/2 inch pieces and the squid into 1/4 inch pieces.
  4. Cut the onion in half from top to bottom, then thinly slice each half.
  5. Finely slice then chop the carrot. Safe bet would be to cut the carrot into 2 inch pieces, julienne, then cut the stack in half.
  6. For the mushrooms, if using white ear variety, blanch that for a few minutes, drain and let cool down. Your choice of fresh mushrooms, buttons sliced, Shimeji chopped, Shiitake sliced with the stem removed would also be nice.
  7. Seed and finely chop one Bird's Eye chili.
  8. Place the prepared meats and veggies in a large mixing bowl, splash with some soy sauce and a couple of tablespoons of lime juice. Toss together until all is coated well.
  9. Serve as a side dish with any Thai dish.
Recipe Notes

I will price then when I gather up all the supplies for this.

Inspired by seeing this dish at a party.
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Coleslaw
Coleslaw
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Sounds excellent. This is from a good American friend, Brian, who lives in northeastern Thailand.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 30 minutes
Passive Time
2+ hours
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 30 minutes
Passive Time
2+ hours
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Sounds excellent. This is from a good American friend, Brian, who lives in northeastern Thailand.
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 30 minutes
Passive Time
2+ hours
Servings Prep Time
6-8 servings 30 minutes
Passive Time
2+ hours
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Finely chop the cabbage and dice the onion. Shred the carrot then chop as well.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the mayo, sugar, vinegar, and oil. Season with black pepper to taste.
  3. Add the vegetables and mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for at least two hours before serving, or even overnight, as this will allow the flavors to blend.
  4. Serve as a side dish with any meal.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Provided by good friend, Brian Colligan.
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Greek Salad & Dressing
Greek Salad & Dressing
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Sounds really good, on my to make list.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Greek Salad & Dressing
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Sounds really good, on my to make list.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Ingredients
For the Salad
For the Dressing
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, juice, and oregano. When combined, slowly whisk in the olive. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  2. To the large mixing bowl, add the tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and red onion and toss to coat well.
  3. Fold in the Feta cheese, cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Salad
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Salad
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Sounds really nice, and low cost overall. On my to prepare list for sure.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Salad
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Sounds really nice, and low cost overall. On my to prepare list for sure.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Ingredients
For the Salad
For the Dressing
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. All of the Salad ingredient to a large bowl and toss together. Feel free to use a lettuce of your choice.
  2. In a smaller mixing bowl, whisk together the Dressing ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper. You can use 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder in place of the clove of garlic.
  3. Add the dressing to the salad and toss to coat everything. Serve.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Make Ahead Greek Pasta Salad
Make Ahead Greek Pasta Salad
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This is a make the day before you serve salad, or at a minimum, prepare in the morning for serving with the evening meal, the flavors need time to blend. I made this on 26 Dec 2017, tasted 6 hours later for dinner, outstanding, very well liked by my Thai wife as well.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Make Ahead Greek Pasta Salad
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This is a make the day before you serve salad, or at a minimum, prepare in the morning for serving with the evening meal, the flavors need time to blend. I made this on 26 Dec 2017, tasted 6 hours later for dinner, outstanding, very well liked by my Thai wife as well.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
For the Salad
For the Dressing
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Heat a pot of salted water to boiling, add the pasta and cook until tender, drain well.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, mix together the Dressing ingredients in a good sized mixing bowl.
  3. After the pasta is well drained and cooled a bit, add it to the dressing along with the rest of the Salad ingredients except the cheese. Toss well to coat everything.
  4. Now add the cheese and fold that, then cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  5. Serve as a side, or in my opinion, as a main dish as that is what I will probably do.
Recipe Notes

I cannot price pepperoni at this time, I used a 150 gram pack of smoked ham for 90 Baht. For the Feta, that is 150 Baht for 275 grams, use half the package (75 Baht), cut the block in half and crumble that for right about a cup. Based on the Feta and smoked ham, for 4 servings, this is about $1.22 per serving.

Variants: 1. In place of pepperoni, use thin sliced smoked ham. 2. Use what you have, like a whole bell pepper instead of cup, or a package of pepperoni or smoked ham, like a cup or so, etc.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad
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First thing, think fresh, not canned. This is just fruit, not 'heavy syrup' or anything like that from a can. Original recipe stated pineapple from a can, so easy and quick to prep a fresh pineapple. Maraschino or glaced cherries will increase the sugar however.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 20 minutes
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First thing, think fresh, not canned. This is just fruit, not 'heavy syrup' or anything like that from a can. Original recipe stated pineapple from a can, so easy and quick to prep a fresh pineapple. Maraschino or glaced cherries will increase the sugar however.
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4-6 servings 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Toss everything together in a large bowl. Use maraschino or glaced cherries to add a nice red color but keep in mind they add a lot sweetness to this.
  2. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours before serving.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Tomato & Onion Salad
Tomato & Onion Salad
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This is a basic salad that is Japanese in origin, and sounds like an excellent side dish. I made this on 19 Dec 2017, very good indeed!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
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This is a basic salad that is Japanese in origin, and sounds like an excellent side dish. I made this on 19 Dec 2017, very good indeed!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. The tomatoes, onion, and bell pepper prepped.
  2. Mix together and add the oil, soy sauce, and rice vinegar and toss to coat everything.
  3. Sprinkle on the shiso or basil or coriander, serve.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.