The French Plan For World Domination

Gentle Readers, France, having failed to take over world under Louis XIV and Napoleon I, is on the march again. Oh no, this time it’s quest for world domination will not occur by force of […]

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Pumpkin Seed Meatballs and the French Revolution

Central African Entree PUMPKIN SEED MEATBALLS (Kanda) INGREDIENTS 3½ cups shelled, lightly toasted pumpkins or squash seeds 6 garlic cloves 1 medium onion (1 more later) 1¼ pounds ground beef ½ cup water (if needed) […]

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Drunken Cheeseburgers and Marie Antoinette

American Entree DRUNKEN CHEESEBURGERS INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 1 pound ground beef (80%) or ground chuck 2 cups Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsala, or red wine 1 red onion or sweet onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 3-24-17

Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. GC asks: Is there a reason for putting a banana in meat loaf? Dear GC: […]

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Shrimp in Garlic Butter

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Mexican Entree SHRIMP IN GARLIC BUTTER INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 6 tablespoons butter ¼ cup lime juice 1½ pounds jumbo shrimp peeled, deveined 4 small flour tortillas 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (optional) Serves 4. Takes […]

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Bunny Chow, Bunny Beserkers

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South African Entree BUNNY CHOW INGREDIENTS 1 medium onion 3 medium potatoes 4 cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick ½ teaspoon fennel seeds 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tomatoes 2 pounds chicken breasts or lamb 3 […]

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Tucuman Empanadas and Why We Conquer

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Argentinian Entree TUCUMAN EMPANADAS INGREDIENTS – DOUGH ¾ cup lard or shortening (⅓ cup more later) 5 cups flour 3 teaspoons salt ⅔ cup water INGREDIENTS – FILLING ¾ pound rump or tenderloin steak ⅔ […]

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