Half the World is Upside Down!

It’s true, half the Earth’s population is upside down. Half the Earth’s planes fly  upside down. The photos to the right show all this. It’s proof you cannot deny. Scientists, however, are a fractious bunch. […]

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Swedish Raspberry Cave Cookies and the Evolution of Life

Swedish Dessert SWEDISH RASPBERRY CAVE COOKIES(Hallongrottor) INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups butter, softened⅔ cup sugar2 teaspoons baking powder2 cups flour½ cup potato starch or corn starch2 teaspoons vanilla extract½ cup raspberry jam (or your choice of jam) […]

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Brown Sugar Smoked Salmon and UFOs

American Entree BROWN SUGAR SMOKED SALMON INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon dill 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 pounds salmon fillets vegetable oil SPECIAL UTENSILS smoker electric thermometer wood chips (apple, cherry, […]

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Lomo Saltado and Oceans of Magma

Peruvian Entree LOMO SALTADO INGREDIENTS ½ pound French fries 1 aji amarillo chile or jalapeno ½ red onion 1 large tomato ¼ cup fresh cilantro 1 pound sirloin or ribeye ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon […]

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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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Ginger Millet Porridge and Weightlessness

Equatorial Guinean Breakfast GINGER MILLET PORRIDGE INGREDIENTS 1 cup millet flour 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon grated ginger (or ¼ teaspoon ginger powder) 1⅓ cups water 1⅓ cups milk ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Makes 3 bowls. […]

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Soup, Rock n Roll, and the Iranian Revolution

Iranian Soup BEEF, HERB, AND YOGURT SOUP (Aashe Mast) INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 large onion ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon turmeric ½ pound ground beef ⅓ cup long grain rice 4½ […]

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Shrimp Creole and Space Travel

Cajun Entree SHRIMP CREOLE INGREDIENTS ⅔ cup rice 1½ pounds shrimp will shells on 1⅓ cups water 1 stalk celery 2 garlic cloves 1 green bell pepper 1 large onion 3 tablespoons butter ½ teaspoon […]

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