Cooking and Recipes

Todd “The Man” Pla

August 11, 2018
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Thai Entree THAI FISH CAKES (Tod Mun Pla) INGREDIENTS 10 Chinese long beans or 10 green beans 6 kaffir lime leaves (Fresh is best, then frozen, then dried) ¾ pound boneless fish fillets* 1 egg…

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Fettuccine And Outer Space Dining

August 7, 2018
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Vatican Entree FETTUCCINE ALLA PAPALINA INGREDIENTS 1 pound fettuccine 3 eggs 3 tablespoons cream 1¼ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese* 1 medium onion ¼ cup butter 5 ounces diced or cubed pancetta, or cubed, uncooked…

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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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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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