Bananas With Split Peas and the Great Beyond

Rwandan Entree BANANAS WITH SPLIT PEAS INGREDIENTS 1¾ cups dried split peas 4 cups water or enough to cover split peas 4 ripe bananas¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or black pepper ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons […]

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Honduran Nacatamales and Those European Wars

Honduran Entree NACATAMALES INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 6 cups masa harina or corn flour 1 cup lard, shortening, or butter 1 teaspoon salt (1 more teaspoon later) 3 tablespoons orange juice 5 tablespoons lime juice 4 […]

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Paella and Everything Important About Spain

Spanish Entree PAELLA INGREDIENTS l pound large shrimp 4 chicken breasts ½ pound chorizo sausage links 5 garlic cloves 1 medium onion 1 red bell pepper 4 Roma tomatoes ½ teaspoon paprika 2 ½ tablespoons […]

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Caramel Popcorn and Staying Alive at the Movies

American Dessert CARAMEL CORN INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons popcorn kernels 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup light-colored corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL […]

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Catching Up with The Cast of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

Norman Lear’s syndicated soap opera satire Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976-1978) was a groundbreaking television phenomenon that kept audiences tuning in nightly for doses of the hysterical and neurotic characters of the fictional Fernwood, Ohio. […]

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