Shrimp In Crispy Batter and Clover Drovers

Spanish Appetizer SHRIMP IN CRISPY BATTER(Gambas en Gabardina) INGREDIENTS 1 egg½ cup water1 cup flour¼ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda⅛ teaspoon saffron (or ¼ teaspoon safflower)¾ pound jumbo shrimp (20-25 count, peeled and deveined)2 cups […]

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NORAD (North American Defense) Tracks Santa

https://www.noradsanta.org/en/map As of press time, Santa Claus was delivering presents over Tibet. How do we know this? NORAD (North American Defense) tell us . Why does NORAD do this? The official explanation (see below) is […]

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Fun Festivals – Wife Carrying Championships

    Ronkainen, a legendary Finnish robber of the 1700s, had would-be gang members carry a heavy woman over an obstacle course to prove their strength. The annual wife-carrying championships in Sonkajaarvi, Finland derive from […]

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Happy July 2nd, America!

John Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Second U.S. President, and all around unpleasant guy, had this to say about America’s Independence Day: “It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shows, […]

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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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Koftay (Meatballs) and the Genesis of Health Care

Pakistani Entree KOFTAY (Meatballs) INGREDIENTS – MEATBALLS ½ inch ginger root (½ inch more later) 1 onion (1 onion more later) 1 egg 1¼ pounds ground beef (80% is best) ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom ½ […]

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Gibanica and Settling the Old West

Serbian Dessert GIBANICA (Cheese Pie) INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 2 cups cottage cheese 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 cup sour cream ¾ cup (1½ sticks) butter 1 pound filo (phyllo) dough SPECIAL UTENSILS 9″-x-13″ baking […]

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French Fry Soup and Jet Fighters

American Soup FRENCH FRY SOUP INGREDIENTS 1 pound French fries (leftovers or cooked) 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 4 green onions 1 cup milk ¾ cup sour cream […]

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