Cheese Pie and Freedom

Bulgarian Entree BANITSA (Cheese Pie) INGREDIENTS ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ cup whole milk yogurt ½ pound Bulgarian white cheese, sirene, or feta no-stick spray ½ pound phyllo sheets […]

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Hot Pickled Carrots, Hot “Pickled” Carrots

Mexican Appetizer HOT PICKLED CARROTS INGREDIENTS 1 pound carrots 1 small onion 2 jalapeno peppers or 6 ounces sliced 3 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano or oregano 1 cup white vinegar or cider vinegar […]

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Frito Pie In a Bag and the Dawn of Humanity

American Entree FRITO PIE IN A BAG INGREDIENTS 2 green onions 1 pound ground beef 1 30-ounce can chili beans (no meat) 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes and green chiles 6 1-ounce bags Fritos(tm) 6 […]

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Swedish Raspberry Cave Cookies and the Evolution of Life

Swedish Dessert SWEDISH RASPBERRY CAVE COOKIES(Hallongrottor) INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups butter, softened⅔ cup sugar2 teaspoons baking powder2 cups flour½ cup potato starch or corn starch2 teaspoons vanilla extract½ cup raspberry jam (or your choice of jam) […]

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Caramelized Banana Cake and Prison Reform

Cape Verdean Dessert CARAMELIZED BANANA CAKE INGREDIENTS 4 eggs½ cup butter, softened1½ cups sugar (1¼ cups more later)½ cup milk⅛ teaspoon salt2⅓ cups wheat flour or flour2 teaspoons baking powderno-stick spray4 ripe bananas⅓ cup water1¼ […]

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Syrian Meatloaf and the Timeline of Everything

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Syrian Entree SYRIAN MEATLOAF(lahme bil sanieh) INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter, softened1 large onion2 pounds ground beef1 teaspoon Aleppo pepper or black pepper2½ teaspoons pomegranate syrup*1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons vegetable oil3 Roma tomatoes * = Found […]

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Great Arctic Eats – Utsjoki, Finland

Great Arctic Eats – Utsjoki, Finland ° Are you a diner who shuns crowds, but loves saunas* and watching reindeer ? Do you love words with “aa” in them, such as “kalastaa,” the Finnish word […]

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Oman Chips Sandwich and Did You Find Everything?

Emirati Entree OMAN CHIPS SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons cream cheese 1 sub roll, hot dog bun, or flat bread* 1 tablespoon chili sauce. 1 package Oman potato chips** 1 scrambled egg (optional) 1 cooked hot […]

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Pastrami Sandwiches and Impressionism

American Entree MATTHEW’S PASTRAMI SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 8 slices rye, crusty deli bread, or French rolls* ⅓ cup Russian dressing 1½ pounds sliced pastrami** 4 slice Swiss cheese 2 cups coleslaw SPECIAL UTENSIL*** aluminum foil * […]

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