Fish Milanesa and the Loch Ness Monster

Mexican Entree FISH MILANESA INGREDIENTS ½ red onion2 tablespoons fresh cilantro½ teaspoon Mexican oregano or oregano¼ teaspoon pepper¼ teaspoon salt2 eggs4 cod, flounder, or halibut fillets (About 2 pounds)⅔ cup bread crumbs4 cups vegetable oil, […]

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Tourist Spots for the Extreme Introvert

People-free paradise               You say you’re an introvert? You say you really hate crowds? You hate them more than lutefisk, filing taxes, and paper cuts? Are you oh so […]

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Shrimp Cashew Stir Fry

Chinese Entree SHRIMP CASHEW STIR FRY INGREDIENTS 2 celery stalks3 dry red chiles or Thai chiles3 scallions or green onions3 tablespoons vegetable oil1½ tablespoons light soy sauce or soy sauce½ teaspoon sugar1 pound shrimp, pealed, […]

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Roast Chestnuts and the Birth of Languages and Boxes

American Dessert ROASTED CHESTNUTS INGREDIENTS 1 pound chestnuts (most of the fresh ones are available in Autumn) SPECIAL UTENSIL baking pan Serves 6. Takes 45 minutes. PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400 degrees. While oven preheats, […]

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Fun Festivals – Poutine

Looking for something to do after your significant other combusted? Then make your way to the Poutine Festival in Drummondville, Quebec.* Poutine, perhaps Quebec’s most famous dish, consists of French fries, beef gravy, and cheese […]

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Quinoa Api and the Birth Of Agriculture

Bolivian Breakfast QUINOA API INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups quinoa2¾ cups milk2⅔ cups water1 cinnamon stick1 tablespoon honey2½ tablespoons sugar¼ teaspoon vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL fine-mesh colander Serves 4. Takes 45 minutes. PREPARATION Rinse quinoa in colander. […]

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Il Pomodoro Wins Tutta Italia Soccer Title; Opponents Cry Foul

Cesare “Instant Death” Borgia, tenacious defender Italian soccer fans still buzz about the tiny, virtually unknown, Il Pomodoro club winning the prestigious Tutta Italia Championship.  Pomodoro took a 1-0 leader just 33 seconds into its first-round game […]

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