Lap Khmer and Eating Greenlandic in Cambodia

Cambodian Entree LAP KHMER(Beef Salad) INGREDIENTS 6 ounces fresh beef sirloin or tenderloin steak cut thinly as possible1½ tablespoons fresh basil*1½ tablespoons fresh mint*¼ pound Chinese long beans (also called yardlong beans)1 red chile pepper½ […]

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Cantonese Ginger Beef and Fertility

Chinese Entree CANTONESE GINGER BEEF INGREDIENTS – MARINADE ¾ pound sirloin steak or flank steak2 teaspoons sesame oil or vegetable oil1 tablespoon mirin or rice wine1 tablespoon light soy sauce or soy sauce2 teaspoons cornstarch […]

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Shrimp Cashew Stir Fry

Chinese Entree SHRIMP CASHEW STIR FRY INGREDIENTS 2 celery stalks3 dry red chiles or Thai chiles3 scallions or green onions3 tablespoons vegetable oil1½ tablespoons light soy sauce or soy sauce½ teaspoon sugar1 pound shrimp, pealed, […]

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Gado Gado and the History of Us

Indonesian Appetizer GADO GADO (Vegetable Salad) INGREDIENTS ¾ pound Yukon gold or new potato 3 eggs ½ head Chinese cabbage or Napa cabbage 1¼ cups spinach 1¼ cups bean sprouts (aka mung beans) ½ pound […]

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Oman Chips Sandwich and Did You Find Everything?

Emirati Entree OMAN CHIPS SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons cream cheese 1 sub roll, hot dog bun, or flat bread* 1 tablespoon chili sauce. 1 package Oman potato chips** 1 scrambled egg (optional) 1 cooked hot […]

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Return of the Bad Advice Column

Dear Readers, I feel a slight disruption in the force as if millions of people are crying out for bad advice. Why do we feel this need? Because we don’t follow good advice. We are […]

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Great Arctic Eats – Kotzebue, Alaska

Are you an introvert who loves to dine out? Did you visit Florence, Italy only to be terrified by the mobs of tourists who completely fill entire streets? Do you love Chinese and Italian food, […]

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Gibanica and Settling the Old West

Serbian Dessert GIBANICA (Cheese Pie) INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 2 cups cottage cheese 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 cup sour cream ¾ cup (1½ sticks) butter 1 pound filo (phyllo) dough SPECIAL UTENSILS 9″-x-13″ baking […]

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Black Bean Chicken and Revolution

Chinese Entree BLACK BEAN CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 1 pound chicken breasts ½ tablespoon corn starch 1 teaspoon grated ginger 4 teaspoons rice wine or sake 2 garlic cloves 2 shallots 2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable […]

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The Soup That Got the French Kings Laid

Chinese Soup WONTON SOUP INGREDIENTS 2 green onions (1 more later) 1″ ginger root ½ teaspoon brown sugar ½ pound ground pork 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine or sherry 1 tablespoon soy sauce (2 teaspoons […]

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