Sweet and Sour Shrimp, the Food of Revolutions

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

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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Grandma Anna’s Spritz Cookies

Swedish Dessert GRANDMA ANNA’S SPRITZ COOKIES INGREDIENTS 1 cup (2 sticks) butter* ⅔ cup sugar 3 egg yolks 2½ cups flour 1 tsp almond extract (optional) SPECIAL UTENSILS electric beater** cookie gun, aka cookie press […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 3-24-17

Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. GC asks: Is there a reason for putting a banana in meat loaf? Dear GC: […]

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Passing the Torch or just Blowing It Out?

Being the intrepid reporter I am, I managed to snag an exclusive interview with someone very high up in the immigration department of the American government. This interview reflects the views of many trusted government […]

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Shrimp and Grits and Portraits

American Entree SHRIMP AND GRITS INGREDIENTS 1 cup chicken broth ¾ cup milk 2½ cups water 1 cup grits ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons butter 1¾ cups grated Cheddar cheese 1 garlic […]

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Flatbread and Why Our Leaders Don’t Mime

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Tajikistani Appetizer NON (Flat Bread) INGREDIENTS 2¼ cups flour (2 more tablespoons later) ¾ teaspoon salt ¾ teaspoon sugar 2¼ teaspoons yeast ½ cup water ½ cup plain yogurt 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (1⅔ tablespoons […]

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