Biryani and Fun Things About Pakistan

Pakistani Entree BIRYANI INGREDIENTS 2 medium onions 1 pound lamb or chicken 2 green chiles 1 garlic clove ¾” ginger root 1 large tomato 3 cardamom seeds 3 cloves 1½” cinnamon stick ¾ teaspoon garam masala […]

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Great Arctic Eats – Archangelsk

Great Arctic Eats – Archangelsk Do you like to eat well, but you’re an introvert? Do you find social distancing difficult in your crowded, bustling metropolis? Well, I have the place for you. It’s Archangel […]

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Medfouna, Pie Charts, and World War II

Moroccan Entree MEDFOUNA (Marrakech Pizza) INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 2¼ teaspoons yeast ¾ cup warm water 1¾ cups all-purpose flour (4 more tablespoons later) ½ cup wheat flour or semolina ¾ teaspoon salt INGREDIENTS – FILLING […]

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Zanzibar Pizza and Roman Wars

Tanzanian Appetizer ZANZIBAR PIZZA INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 3 cups flour (2 tablespoons more later) ½ teaspoon salt (¼ teaspoon more later) 1 cup water ⅔ cup vegetable oil (2½ tablespoons more later) INGREDIENTS – FILLING […]

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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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Yakity Yak Yakitori

Japanese Entree YAKITORI INGREDIENTS ½ cup mirin 1⅓ cups sake or dry white wine ½ cup soy sauce ¼ cup sugar 1 pound boneless chicken thighs 4 green onions SPECIAL UTENSILS grill 8 10″-bamboo skewers […]

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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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Chicken Vindaloo and the Bungee Jumping RAF

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Indian Entree CHICKEN VINDALOO INGREDIENTS – MARINADE 3 garlic cloves 1½” ginger root 3 medium tomatoes ¾ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 4 teaspoons […]

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Egg Nog and How It Got Its Name

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American Dessert EGG NOG INGREDIENTS 6 eggs ⅛ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar 4 cups full fat milk 1 cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL electric beater Makes 7 […]

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