Paella and Everything Important About Spain

Spanish Entree PAELLA INGREDIENTS l pound large shrimp 4 chicken breasts ½ pound chorizo sausage links 5 garlic cloves 1 medium onion 1 red bell pepper 4 Roma tomatoes ½ teaspoon paprika 2 ½ tablespoons […]

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Cheese Fondue and World Peace

Swiss Entree   CHEESE FONDUE INGREDIENTS 6 ounces gruyère cheese 6 ounces emmenthaler cheese 1/2 baguette or French bread 3/4 cup dry white wine ½ teaspoon lemon juice ½ tablespoon corn starch 1 ½ tablespoons […]

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Portuguese Easter Bread and Epic Poetry

Portuguese Entree EASTER BREAD INGREDIENTS 3 eggs (11 more eggs later!) 1 1/4 cups milk ½ cup butter (1 teaspoon more later) 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 ½ tablespoons yeast ½ teaspoon aniseed 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Grilled Ham and Dill Havarti Sandwiches and the Discovery of America

Fusion Entree GRILLED HAM AND DILL HAVARTI  SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons butter 8 slices of your favorite bread 1 pound slice deli ham 6 ounces dill Havarti cheese PREPARATION Cut butter into 4 equal pieces […]

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Mexican Tres Leches Cake, Marshmallow Bunnies, and Kim Jong Un

Mexican Dessert TRES LECHES INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon cake flour (1 ½ cups more later) 1 tablespoon softened unsalted butter (½ cup more later) ½ cup softened unsalted butter 3/4 cup sugar (½ cup more later) […]

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Potato Waffle with Hot Dog, Wars, and Manners

Norwegian Entree POTATO WAFFLE WITH HOT DOG (potetvafler met pølse) INGREDIENTS 5 russet potatoes or 2 pounds brown potatoes 4 tablespoons butter 12 hot dogs or hot-dog shaped sausages 4 eggs 3 cups milk 2 […]

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Caramel Popcorn and Staying Alive at the Movies

American Dessert CARAMEL CORN INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons popcorn kernels 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup light-colored corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL […]

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Bubble and squeak and Cockney rhyming slang

British Entree BUBBLE AND SQUEAK INGREDIENTS 4 potatoes ½ head cabbage 4 ounces bacon 2 celery stalks 1 onion 2 ½ tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt PREPARATION Peel potatoes. Cut each potato […]

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Kabsa Spice Mix and William Shakespeare

Saudi Appetizer KABSA SPICE MIX INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 teaspoons allspice 2 1/4 teaspoons cardamom 3/4 teaspoon cloves, ground ½ tablespoon coriander ½ tablespoon cinnamon ½ tablespoon fennel 3/4 teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon lime or orange […]

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