Cooking and Recipes

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper and the Civil War

March 13, 2019
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American Entree BACON WRAPPED JALAPENO CHICKEN POPPER INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts ½ teaspoon pepper ¾ teaspoon salt 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 4 ounces diced, roasted jalapenos ½ cup grated cheddar cheese (2…

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How to Feed Six Million People Smoked Sirloin Roast

March 7, 2019
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American Entree SMOKED SIRLOIN ROAST INGREDIENTS 3½ pounds top sirloin roast 5 tablespoons Montreal steak spice 2 tablespoons sea salt 2 cups wood chips: hickory, mesquite, or oak SPECIAL UTENSILS electric smoker kitchen string digital…

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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream And Why We Are Where We Are

March 6, 2019
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American Dessert VANILLA BEAN ICE CREAM INGREDIENTS 1 vanilla bean 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup sugar 1⅓ cups warm whole milk 4 large egg yolks SPECIAL UTENSIL ice cream maker or churn Serves 4.…

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Betty Ponterio and the Nobel Prize

October 28, 2018
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Antarctic Appetizer BETTY PONTERIO INGREDIENTS ice cubes beverage Serves 1. Takes 1 minute PREPARATION Add ice cubes to glass. Add beverage. TIDBITS 1) The Shirley Temple beverage is named after the famous child actress. The…

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Pork With Camembert and the North Pole

October 22, 2018
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French Entree PORK WITH CAMEMBERT INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds pork tenderloin ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraîche…

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Garlic Butter Shrimp and Handling Nuclear Weapons.

October 7, 2018
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Turkish Entree GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP (Tereyaǧli Karides) INGREDIENTS 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Aleppo chili powder or chile pepper ½ teaspoon salt ¾ pound large peeled, deveined shrimp…

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Yakity Yak Yakitori

September 29, 2018
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Japanese Entree YAKITORI INGREDIENTS ½ cup mirin 1⅓ cups sake or dry white wine ½ cup soy sauce ¼ cup sugar 1 pound boneless chicken thighs 4 green onions SPECIAL UTENSILS grill 8 10″-bamboo skewers…

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Sweet and Sour Shrimp, the Food of Revolutions

September 23, 2018
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Thai Entree SWEET AND SOUR SHRIMP INGREDIENTS – SAUCE 3 garlic cloves 1 small onion 2 tomatoes 1 tablespoon corn starch 2½ tablespoons water 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (1 cup more later) 3 tablespoons sugar…

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Winning the Battle of Britain With Cinnamon Rolls

September 22, 2018
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Swedish Dessert CINNAMON ROLLS (Kanelbullar) INGREDIENTS – DOUGH ⅔ cup butter (⅓ cup more later) 1½ cups milk 1 egg (1 egg more later) 2 teaspoons cardamom ¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup sugar (⅓ cup…

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Drunken Cheeseburgers and Marie Antoinette

September 17, 2018
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American Entree DRUNKEN CHEESEBURGERS INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 1 pound ground beef (80%) or ground chuck 2 cups Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsala, or red wine 1 red onion or sweet onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 4…

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