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Paul’s Camembert Burger and van Gogh the Egg Tosser

January 14, 2018
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American Entree PAUL’S CAMEMBERT BURGER INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds ground beef ½ teaspoon herbes de Provence 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraiche 1…

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Homemade Butter and Parcheesi(tm) Prisons

November 19, 2017
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American Appetizer HOMEMADE BUTTER INGREDIENTS 3 cups heavy whipping cream ½ cup ice water ¼ teaspoon salt (optional, to taste) SPECIAL UTENSILS food processor (best), immersion blender or electric whisk fine-mesh colander or colander with…

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Hatch Chile Onion Pie and the Birth of Cooking

September 28, 2017
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American Entree HATCH CHILE ONION PIE INGREDIENTS 3 medium onions 4 tablespoons butter 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons flour ¼ cup milk 1 cup sour cream 4 Hatch chiles or 1 can Hatch chiles ¼…

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Phosphates and George Washington

September 14, 2017
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American Dessert PHOSPHATE INGREDIENTS ½ teaspoon acid phosphate* 2½ tablespoons syrup (your choice, cherry was the most popular) 1¼ cups carbonated water ice cubes as desired Makes 1 glass. Takes 5 minutes. * = You…

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Hermit Cookies And Stuff

August 25, 2017
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American Dessert HERMIT COOKIES INGREDIENTS ¾ cup butter (1 more tablespoon later) 1¼ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon clove ¼ teaspoon…

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The Wonder Dog

August 16, 2017
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This story was based on two sources. First, my dad who served his country in World War II  did his basic training in Louisiana, He said soldiers would throw snowballs at the platoon ahead of…

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Boston Baked Beans and the Round Table

July 15, 2017
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American Appetizer BOSTON BAKED BEANS INGREDIENTS 1 pound great Northern beans 8 cups water 1 medium onion 5 ounces salt pork ¼ cup brown sugar ⅓ cup molasses 2 teaspoons dry mustard ¼ teaspoon pepper…

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-14-17

April 14, 2017
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Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. PD asks: How do I get the cat to emulate a dog? He never meows…

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Banana Strawberry Nut Bread and the Great Wall of China

March 11, 2017
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American Breakfast PAUL’S BANANA STRAWBERRY NUT BREAD INGREDIENTS 3 bananas (overripe ones are better) 5 ripe strawberries ½ cup pecans ½ cup butter (softened or melted) ½ cup raisins 2 eggs ½ cup sugar 2¾…

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Armenian Pizza and Andy Warhol

March 4, 2017
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Armenian Entree LAHMAJOON (Armenian Pizza) INGREDIENTS 1 green bell pepper 1 garlic clove 1 medium onion 2 Roma tomatoes 1 pound ground lamb, beef, or combination 6 ounces tomato paste ¼ teaspoon cayenne ½ teaspoon…

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