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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream And Why We Are Where We Are

March 6, 2019
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American Dessert VANILLA BEAN ICE CREAM INGREDIENTS 1 vanilla bean 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup sugar 1⅓ cups warm whole milk 4 large egg yolks SPECIAL UTENSIL ice cream maker or churn Serves 4.…

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America’s Great Debate: Pie or Cake?

October 5, 2018
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In the past two years, our nation has become increasingly polarized. We’ve become a divided nation, with people firmly rooted in one camp or the other. There appears to be no end in sight to…

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Koeksister: Tasty Doughnut, Lethal Weapon

July 31, 2018
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South African Dessert KOEKSISTERS INGREDIENTS – SYRUP 1⅔ cups water 1 cinnamon stick 1¼ teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon ginger 1 tablespoon lemon juice 4⅓ cups sugar INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 2 tablespoons baking powder…

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Natilla And Atilla

July 4, 2018
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Colombian Dessert NATILLA INGREDIENTS 1 cup whole milk* (4 more cups later) 1¼ cups cornstarch 4 cups whole milk 2 cinnamon sticks ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves 1 panella (Mexican brown sugar) or 2 cups brown…

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Phosphates and George Washington

September 14, 2017
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American Dessert PHOSPHATE INGREDIENTS ½ teaspoon acid phosphate* 2½ tablespoons syrup (your choice, cherry was the most popular) 1¼ cups carbonated water ice cubes as desired Makes 1 glass. Takes 5 minutes. * = You…

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Hermit Cookies And Stuff

August 25, 2017
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American Dessert HERMIT COOKIES INGREDIENTS ¾ cup butter (1 more tablespoon later) 1¼ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon clove ¼ teaspoon…

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Potica (Nut Roll) And Law Enforcement

August 9, 2017
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Slovenian Dessert POTICA (Nut Roll) INGREDIENTS – YEAST ¼ cup warm milk (1 more cup later) 2 tablespoons yeast 4 teaspoons sugar (¾ more cup later) INGREDIENTS – DOUGH ½ cup butter (6 more tablespoons…

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Grandma Anna’s Spritz Cookies

June 15, 2017
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Swedish Dessert GRANDMA ANNA’S SPRITZ COOKIES INGREDIENTS 1 cup (2 sticks) butter* ⅔ cup sugar 3 egg yolks 2½ cups flour 1 tsp almond extract (optional) SPECIAL UTENSILS electric beater** cookie gun, aka cookie press…

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Dessert Coffee and Italian Democracy

May 23, 2017
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Italian Dessert AFFOGATO INGREDIENTS 2 cups hot espresso or hot and very strong coffee* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream* * = There’s only two ingredients here. Higher quality ingredients will show up more than in…

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Rice Pudding, Space Travel, and Economic Collapse

March 20, 2017
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Greek Dessert RIZOGALO (Rice Pudding) INGREDIENTS ¼ cup butter 4½ cups whole milk ½ short-grain white rice ½ cup sugar 1 egg yolk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon corn flour ¼ teaspoon cinnamon. Makes…

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