Greenlandic Cake and the Fury of the Norsemen

Greenlandic Appetizer GREENLANDIC CAKE INGREDIENTS – CAKE 7 tablespoons butter 1 cup lukewarm milk 2¼ teaspoons (1 packet) yeast ⅔ cup raisins ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup sugar 4 cups flour no-stick spray 2 tablespoons […]

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The Right Turkish Bath for You and Your Turkish Salad

Turkish Appetizer TURKISH SALAD INGREDIENTS 1 cucumber 1 green bell pepper 1 red onion 3 tomatoes 1 garlic clove 6 ounces feta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh mint ⅔ cup fresh parsley 3 tablespoons lemon juice […]

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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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You Say Tofu, I Say Tofu

Vietnamese Appetizer LEMONGRASS AND FIVE SPICE TOFU INGREDIENTS 2 stalks lemongrass 3 garlic cloves 1¼ pounds firm tofu 1 cup vegetable oil (2 tablespoons more later) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ teaspoon red chile flakes […]

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Garlic Bread, Food for Revolution

Italian Appetizer GARLIC BREAD INGREDIENTS 1 loaf Italian bread or French Bread or French rolls 3 garlic cloves ½ cup butter, completely softened 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning SPECIAL UTENSILS food processor […]

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Homemade Butter and Parcheesi(tm) Prisons

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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Shredded Collard Greens and the Fate of Zeus

Brazilian Appetizer SHREDDED COLLARD GREENS INGREDIENTS 2 pounds collard greens (about 4 bunches) 4 garlic cloves 3½ tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt Serves 6. Takes 40 minutes. PREPARATION Wash collard greens. […]

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Boston Baked Beans and the Round Table

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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Crab Rangoon and the B-2 Bomber

Chinese Appetizer CRAB RANGOON INGREDIENTS 1 garlic clove 1 green onion ½ pound canned crabmeat 1 egg ½ pound cream cheese (room temperature) ⅛ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon light soy sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce […]

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Spelt Bread and Spelling Bees

Swedish Appetizer SPELT BREAD INGREDIENTS 2¼ teaspoons (1 package) yeast 1½ cups lukewarm water 1 tablespoon butter (2 more tablespoons later) 2 tablespoons honey ½ tablespoon salt 4 cups spelt flour 1 tablespoon butter (1 […]

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