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Chef Bobby Flay

Be sure to watch FoodTV's new series, Boy Meets Grill with Chef Bobby Flay. On September 4th the show will feature easy Thai dishes to make right on the grill. The chef will visit with Nong Premjit, owner of Bangkok Center Grocery, NYC to make Thai Red Curry Mussels, Grilled Pork Skewers with Chili Sauce (Satay), Grilled Tofu & Chicken Pad Thai plus Thai White Iced Tea.

Food TVIn this series, Chef Bobby takes us to his favorite New York spots to collect ingredients, inspiration and the occasional friend to help complete an al fresco feast in urban rooftop setting. You will learn how to entertain in style when cooking outdoors.

TIME: Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 4, 1:30 PM ET/PT

Thai Food Tonight

Thai Food Tonight is a cable TV series on the American Life TV Network. Featuring Thai host Dim Geefay, this series takes the mystery out the art of Thai cooking.

You'll learn Thai cooking side-by-side with Dim's daughter, Cathy, as she instructs her step-by-step. Visit Thailand together with Dim where guest cooks prepare their own Thai specialties. See a Thai market, celebrate Thai holidays and learn about Thai culture in this adventurous cooking series without even leaving home five days week.

Thai Food Tonight East coast show times:
Mondays 1:00 pm and 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am and 3:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm

West Coast show times:
Mondays 10:00 am and 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am and 12:30 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm

Recipe - Thai Food Tonight's Tom Yum Goong - Hot & Sour Shrimp Soup

Tom Yum GoongTom yum is a classical preparation for soup in Thailand. Essential ingredients include fresh galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf, hot Thai chilies, and fresh lime juice. There are many types of yum and tom yum goong, featuring shrimp, is perhaps the most famous. Not only is this soup delicious, but the multitude of fresh herbs are very healthy, reputedly cancer-fighting.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 stalk of lemon grass (cut into 4" long pieces and bruised slightly to release flavor)
  • 3-4 kaffir lime leaves (torn into small 1/2"pieces)
  • 1 package of white button mushrooms (sliced in half)
  • 3-4 whole Thai chili peppers or Serrano chili peppers
  • 1/2 cup of cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 lbs peeled shrimp (fresh or frozen. Thaw first if frozen)
  • 2 large limes
  • 2 tblsp of chili paste in soya bean oil (nam prik pow)
  • Fish sauce to taste


  1. Boil about 4 cups of water in a deep pot. Add lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add mushrooms. Continue boiling for about 1 more minute.
  3. Add 3-4 Thai or Serrano chili peppers whole.
  4. Add shrimp.
  5. When shrimp turns pink turn off heat. Season with fish sauce (to suit your taste)
  6. Mix in chili paste in soya bean oil (nam prik pow).
  7. Squeeze in lime juice.
  8. Add cilantro leaves.
  9. Remove lemon grass stalks and kaffir lime leaves, if desired, as they are too tough to eat. Serve hot.

Recipe source: This classic recipe for Sour, Hot and Spicy Shrimp Soup is the version of Dim Geefay, host of the American Life Network's Thai Food Tonight, Thai cooking series © 2004. Recipe used with permission.

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