Noodling Around

March 28, 2014

in gluten free, trader joe's

All I have to say is: TGIFF. The extra “F” is for this:

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But on the same day Abe broke his pinky finger (jumping into a pool – yes, a swimming pool) we got a new fridge! For 8 years we’ve had one without shelves on the door; so much extra space now that we can easily access our condiments…

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…I immediately went to Trader Joe’s to stock up.

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The Fresh Rice Noodles are easy to make, but immediately began clumping after boiling – anyone have a tip for that?

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Did NOT like it mixed with their Peanut Satay. Not sure if it was the sauce – I definitely liked them with french fries – but with the noodles, the combo was meh.

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Our Disneyland shoot is postponed until after Abe’s cast is removed – but in the meantime, check out who’s in his latest BuzzFeed video (at 36 seconds in)

{ 5 comments }

1 Vegyogini March 28, 2014 at 10:52 am

I buy those noodles! I make them with a super-quick and awesome peanut sauce by Allyson Kramer. I’ll try to remember to send you the recipe this weekend. You could add a tiny bit of oil to the boiling water to help with the clumping issue. Sesame oil would be a good choice if you were serving them with a peanut sauce.

Sending healing energy to Abe! I hope he’s out of that cast soon.

2 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet March 28, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Yum yum yum. Thanks love!

3 Amy March 28, 2014 at 1:48 pm

Oh no! Well, at least it’s a cool color cast! :)

4 Jessica March 28, 2014 at 3:38 pm

Hey Lynn,
Sorry about Abe, I hope his finger heals soon! I have a tip for non-clumpy noodles. You can either A. add a few drops of oil to the boiling water when you add the pasta, or B. drain the noodles in a strainer, rinse under cold water to remove the starch and then add a few drops of sesame oil and mix and either serve cold or heat back up in a pot with sauce. I hope this helps!

5 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet March 28, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Will definitely try. Thanks, Jessica!

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