Carpaccio and Road Rollers

Italian Entree CARPACCIO INGREDIENTS ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice ¼ cup mayonnaise, homemade if possible* ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2½ teaspoons whole milk ½ pound beef sirloin or beef tenderloin, no fat** ⅛ teaspoon salt […]

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Cartwheeling Sandwiches

Puerto Rican Entree TRIPLETA INGREDIENTS   1 garlic clove 1 medium onion ¼ cup ketchup 3 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons adobo seasoning ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 1¼ pounds sirloin […]

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

American Appetizer BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 slices bacon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS 24 toothpicks baking rack cookie sheet. Serves 6. […]

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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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Tarragon Chicken and the Great Depression

French Entree TARRAGON CHICKEN (Poulet à Estragon) INGREDIENTS 3 chicken breasts ⅛ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 shallot 3 green onions 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup dry white wine ⅔ […]

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Afghan Burgers, Humanity’s First Food

Afghan Entree AFGHAN BURGERS INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh cilantro 3 garlic cloves 1 red onion 4 eggs 3 cups crinkle-cut fries or enough to cover cookie sheet 3 sausages, beef or chicken 3 tablespoons vegetable […]

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SPAM Fried Rice, Che Chevarra, and Benadryl Cumberbund

Guamanian Entree SPAM(TM) FRIED RICE INGREDIENTS 1 cup rice 2 garlic cloves 1 small onion 1 12-ounce can SPAM 2 tablespoons oil 3 eggs ¼ cup soy sauce Serves 4. Takes 35 minutes. PREPARATION Cook […]

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Tiramisu and Russia’s Cat Tsar

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Italian Dessert TIRAMISU INGREDIENTS 6 lady fingers 6 egg yolks ⅔ cup sugar ½ teaspoon rum extract or 2 tablespoons rum or Marsala wine 1 pound marscapone* ½ cup room-temperature espresso 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa […]

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Codfish Cakes and Sex

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British Entree CODFISH CAKES INGREDIENTS 1 pound cod fillets 2 large potatoes ½ teaspoon salt 1½ tablespoons butter 1 small egg 1½ tablespoons minced onion 1 teaspoon parsley ⅛ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon tarragon 1 […]

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Orange Beef and Giant, Carnivorous Beavers

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Chinese Entree ORANGE BEEF INGREDIENTS 1 orange (Keep peel) 12 ounces flank steak 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 egg white 1 tablespoon rice wine (sometimes called mirin) or pale sherry 1⅓ cups white rice 1″ fresh […]

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