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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Piri Piri Chicken and the Chicago Cubs

Mozambican Entree PIRI PIRI CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 6 garlic cloves 6 piri piri chiles (or Thai chiles) 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons lemon juice 7 tablespoons olive oil 3½ pounds […]

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Carne Asada Tortas and the Mexican Revolution

Mexican Entree CARNE ASADA TORTAS INGREDIENTS – MARINADE ¼ cup fresh cilantro 3 garlic cloves 1½ pounds flank or skirt steak ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup olive oil (2 tablespoons more […]

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Cucumber Yogurt Salad and Submarine Warfare

Sudanese Appetizer CUCUMBER YOGURT SALAD (Salatet Zabady bil Ajur) INGREDIENTS 2 cucumbers 2 garlic cloves 1¾ cups plain yogurt ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt Makes 6 bowls. Takes 1 hour 15 minutes PREPARATION Peel […]

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Texas Corny Dogs and the Civil War

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American Entree TEXAS CORNY DOGS INGREDIENTS Enough vegetable oil to cover hot dogs in deep fryer, maybe 4 cups (¼ cup more later) ½ cup flour 2 cups yellow cornmeal 1 tablespoon baking powder 2½ […]

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Peanut Butter and the Declaration of Independence

American Appetizer PEANUT BUTTER INGREDIENTS 4 cups roasted peanuts (1 cup then 3 cups)* 2 tablespoons peanut oil (½ tablespoon at a time) ½ tablespoon honey ¾ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon sugar * = 4 […]

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Vidalia Onion Pie and Onion Bowling

American Entree VIDALIA ONION PIE INGREDIENTS 3 Vidalia onions 4 tablespoons butter 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons flour ¼ cup milk 1 cup sour cream ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 2 9-inch pie shells […]

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