Pad thai doesn't have to be an extravagant creation. It also doesn't have to be hot to be totally delicious. And finally, it doesn't have to have an ingredient list that calls for shi* like mirin or Chinese cooking wine that you can only order online or five spiced tamarind paste flavored with unicorn tears.
Homemade almond butter takes patience. Lots of patience. But let's not mistake patience with hard work. Because it takes none of that. Literally none. Making nut butter is so easy it hardly qualifies as a recipe. It takes patience because you have to wait through a solid 10-20 minutes of straight blending to get the creamy end result...it's loud...but worth it.