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Peanut Brittle (Pé de Moleque)

May 14, 2015
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Peanut Brittle (Pé de Moleque)

  Brazilian Dessert PE DE MOLEQUE (peanut brittle) INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup light corn syrup 2⅓ cups raw, unsalted peanuts 1¾ cup sugar SPECIAL INGREDIENT baking pan big, badass knife Makes 25 squares.…

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Syrupy Egg Puffs, Bikinis, and Blockhead Llamas

March 20, 2015
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Syrupy Egg Puffs, Bikinis, and Blockhead Llamas

Brazilian Dessert PAPO DE ANJO (syrupy egg puffs) INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1¾ cups confectioner’s sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 9 egg yolks 1 egg white no-stick spray 1 tablespoon…

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Return of the Dead – Non Zombie Style

August 27, 2014
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Another death-defying story that creeps me out: a man in Brazil, who was declared dead of a heart attack and multiple organ failure, has jumped back to life. The doctors are not sure what happened,…

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Brazilian Kebabs and Criminal Gangs of Insects

August 7, 2014
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Brazilian Kebabs and Criminal Gangs of Insects

Brazilian Entree KEBABS INGREDIENTS 1¾ pounds rump steak 2 garlic cloves ¼ teaspoon cayenne ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil 1…

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My Favorites for the World Cup Semifinals

July 7, 2014
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My Favorites for the World Cup Semifinals

Brazil over Germany. I’m feeling very hemispheric right. I’m also upset about the vicious tackle that took out a Brazilian star. I didn’t see it, but still. I just got reminded how West Germany and Austria…

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My Favorites for the next round in Soccer’s World Cup

July 3, 2014
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My Favorites for the next round in Soccer’s World Cup

France over Germany. I’m a direct descendant of the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. I’m ready if they ever come to their senses and restore me to my rightful throne. On the other hand, they did…

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Survival Tips to World Cup Fans

May 17, 2014
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Silliman on Sports By Stan Silliman FIFA WORLD CUP FANS: SURVIVAL TIPS Sao Paolo police advice to FIFA World Cup fans “Don’t scream.” Telling soccer fans not to scream is like telling the Marlboro Man…

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Cow Falls On Man

July 15, 2013
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Cow Falls On Man

A man in Brazil died after a cow fell on him. Turns out all those health nuts are right. Too much red meat really can kill you. Mario TurchiaroloMario Turchiarolo is a film/TV/and comic book…

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Waking the Dead…or Not

October 24, 2012
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Waking the Dead…or Not

A 41-year-old Brazilian man crashed his own funeral.  Apparently, his brother  mistakenly identified a man in the morgue, who held a similar job and bore a resemblance to his sibling, as the dead guy which…

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The Vibrator Heist

June 4, 2012
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  An armed robber in Brazil, burst into a luxury sex toy shop, tied up the sales associate and stole just one item: an 18-carat, gold-plated vibrator.  This might turn out to be the ultimate…

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