Shrimp Bisque and Giraffes at Ballgames

French Soup SHRIMP BISQUE INGREDIENTS 1 pound medium shrimp, shells on* 1 medium carrot 1 stick celery 1 garlic clove 1 small onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ tablespoon tomato paste 6 cups water 1 […]

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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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Roast Beef Po’ Boys Solve Everything

Cajun Entree ROAST BEEF PO’ BOYS INGREDIENTS 8 garlic cloves 3½ pounds beef chuck ¼ cup flour ¾ teaspoon pepper ½ tablespoon salt ¼ cup vegetable oil 5 8″-po’ boy, French, or Italian loaves 1 […]

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Pork With Camembert and the North Pole

French Entree PORK WITH CAMEMBERT INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds pork tenderloin ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraîche […]

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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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Follow the Peanut Butter French Toast Road

Hong Kong Breakfast PEANUT BUTTER FRENCH TOAST INGREDIENTS 4 slices thick white bread* 6 tablespoons condensed milk ¼ cup smooth peanut butter 3 eggs ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup golden syrup […]

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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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Garlic Bread, Food for Revolution

Italian Appetizer GARLIC BREAD INGREDIENTS 1 loaf Italian bread or French Bread or French rolls 3 garlic cloves ½ cup butter, completely softened 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning SPECIAL UTENSILS food processor […]

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Paul’s Camembert Burger and van Gogh the Egg Tosser

American Entree PAUL’S CAMEMBERT BURGER INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds ground beef ½ teaspoon herbes de Provence 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraiche 1 […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-28-17

Oh my gosh. It’s Friday. So, I shall once more be dispensing bad advice As usual, the advice will stupendously bad. You know it will be so as I had overwritten the file with my […]

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