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Koeksister: Tasty Doughnut, Lethal Weapon

July 31, 2018
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South African Dessert KOEKSISTERS INGREDIENTS – SYRUP 1⅔ cups water 1 cinnamon stick 1¼ teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon ginger 1 tablespoon lemon juice 4⅓ cups sugar INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 2 tablespoons baking powder…

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The Right Turkish Bath for You and Your Turkish Salad

July 28, 2018
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Turkish Appetizer TURKISH SALAD INGREDIENTS 1 cucumber 1 green bell pepper 1 red onion 3 tomatoes 1 garlic clove 6 ounces feta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh mint ⅔ cup fresh parsley 3 tablespoons lemon juice…

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Pabellón Criollo and the Real Discovery of America

July 27, 2018
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Venezuelan Entree PABELLÓN CRIOLLO INGREDIENTS – PULLED MEAT 3 garlic cloves (2 more cloves later) 1 medium onion 1 tomato 2 pounds flank steak 1 bay leaf ¼ teaspoon cumin (¼ teaspoon more later) 1…

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Peanut Stews and the Cows of Roswell

July 26, 2018
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Gambian Entree DOMODA (Peanut Stew) INGREDIENTS 1 cup rice 1½ pounds chicken breasts or beef 2 green chiles 1 large onion ¾ pound pumpkin, sweet potato, or butternut squash 3 Roma tomatoes 2 tablespoons vegetable…

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Squid Ink Spaghetti And Golden Ages

July 17, 2018
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Italian Entree SQUID INK SPAGHETTI INGREDIENTS 10 ounces squid-ink spaghetti* 4 garlic cloves 3 Roma tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh basil ½ cup fresh parsley ¼ cup olive oil 6 ounces nduja** ½ cup white wine…

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Spotlight on Leslie Handler, Author of “Rats, Mice and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank”

July 15, 2018
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  About the Book Part memoir, part essay collection, Rats, Mice, and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank is written with both wit and charm. It will take you on a ride from finding a…

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

July 8, 2018
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American Appetizer BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 slices bacon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS 24 toothpicks baking rack cookie sheet. Serves 6.…

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Jambalaya And Kick-Boxing Shrimp

July 6, 2018
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Cajun Entree CHICKEN SHRIMP JAMBALAYA INGREDIENTS1½ pounds chicken breasts or thighs ½ pound andouille sausage or Polish sausage 1 bell pepper 2 celery stalks* 4 green onions 3 tomatoes 1 large yellow onion 3 garlic…

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You Say Tofu, I Say Tofu

July 5, 2018
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Vietnamese Appetizer LEMONGRASS AND FIVE SPICE TOFU INGREDIENTS 2 stalks lemongrass 3 garlic cloves 1¼ pounds firm tofu 1 cup vegetable oil (2 tablespoons more later) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ teaspoon red chile flakes…

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Natilla And Atilla

July 4, 2018
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Colombian Dessert NATILLA INGREDIENTS 1 cup whole milk* (4 more cups later) 1¼ cups cornstarch 4 cups whole milk 2 cinnamon sticks ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves 1 panella (Mexican brown sugar) or 2 cups brown…

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