Choripan and Chopin

Argentinian Entree CHORIPÁN (Sausage Sandwich) INGREDIENTS 1 small red or green chile 4 garlic cloves 1 bay leaf ½ tablespoon oregano ½ teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon minced red onion ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes ⅓ […]

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Betty Ponterio and the Nobel Prize

Antarctic Appetizer BETTY PONTERIO INGREDIENTS ice cubes beverage Serves 1. Takes 1 minute PREPARATION Add ice cubes to glass. Add beverage. TIDBITS 1) The Shirley Temple beverage is named after the famous child actress. The […]

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

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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Keats’ Chicken Fried Steak

American Entree CHICKEN FRIED STEAK INGREDIENTS 2¼ cups flour ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 8 4-ounce cube steaks 1¾ cups buttermilk 1 egg 1 cup vegetable oil 4 cups whole […]

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Machanka and Measuring the Speed of Sound

Belarusian Entree MACHANKA INGREDIENTS 1 pound pork shoulder or loin 1 pound Polish or pork sausages 1 medium onion 2½ tablespoons lard or butter 1¼ cups pork stock or beef stock 5 tablespoons flour 2 […]

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The Wonder Dog

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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