The French Plan For World Domination

Gentle Readers, France, having failed to take over world under Louis XIV and Napoleon I, is on the march again. Oh no, this time it’s quest for world domination will not occur by force of […]

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Shrimp Bisque and Giraffes at Ballgames

French Soup SHRIMP BISQUE INGREDIENTS 1 pound medium shrimp, shells on* 1 medium carrot 1 stick celery 1 garlic clove 1 small onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ tablespoon tomato paste 6 cups water 1 […]

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper and the Civil War

American Entree BACON WRAPPED JALAPENO CHICKEN POPPER INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts ½ teaspoon pepper ¾ teaspoon salt 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 4 ounces diced, roasted jalapenos ½ cup grated cheddar cheese (2 […]

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How to Feed Six Million People Smoked Sirloin Roast

American Entree SMOKED SIRLOIN ROAST INGREDIENTS 3½ pounds top sirloin roast 5 tablespoons Montreal steak spice 2 tablespoons sea salt 2 cups wood chips: hickory, mesquite, or oak SPECIAL UTENSILS electric smoker kitchen string digital […]

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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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Pork With Camembert and the North Pole

French Entree PORK WITH CAMEMBERT INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds pork tenderloin ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraîche […]

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Garlic Butter Shrimp and Handling Nuclear Weapons.

Turkish Entree GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP (Tereyaǧli Karides) INGREDIENTS 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Aleppo chili powder or chile pepper ½ teaspoon salt ¾ pound large peeled, deveined shrimp […]

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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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Sweet and Sour Shrimp, the Food of Revolutions

Thai Entree SWEET AND SOUR SHRIMP INGREDIENTS – SAUCE 3 garlic cloves 1 small onion 2 tomatoes 1 tablespoon corn starch 2½ tablespoons water 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (1 cup more later) 3 tablespoons sugar […]

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