The Wonder Dog

This story was based on two sources. First, my dad who served his country in World War II  did his basic training in Louisiana, He said soldiers would throw snowballs at the platoon ahead of […]

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Spaghetti Omelette and the Mongol Terror

Cameroonian Breakfast SPAGHETTI OMELETTE INGREDIENTS 2 eggs ½ cup cooked spaghetti 1 stalk green onion ¼ small onion 1 small tomato ⅛ teaspoon white pepper or black pepper ⅛ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil […]

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How to Say All Over the World, “No lutefisk, please, it makes me ill. Where is the nearest taco truck?”

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  “No lutefisk, please, it makes me ill. Where is the nearest taco truck?” I used GoogleTM Translate to translate the above phrases into the following languages. You might never need to use these words […]

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Chicken Vindaloo and the Bungee Jumping RAF

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Indian Entree CHICKEN VINDALOO INGREDIENTS – MARINADE 3 garlic cloves 1½” ginger root 3 medium tomatoes ¾ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 4 teaspoons […]

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Pom Casserole and Culinary Sex Tips

Suriname Entree POM CASSEROLE INGREDIENTS 2 pounds chicken breasts 2 pounds taro or pomtayer* 2 celery stalks 1 large onion 4 tomatoes 1 tablespoon brown sugar ½ cup orange juice 1¾ tablespoons parsley 2 tablespoons […]

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Fish and Chips and WWII – The Mighty Ink War

British Entree FISH AND CHIPS INGREDIENTS 2½ pounds potatoes (King Edward or Maris if you can get them.) 1⅓ cups flour (3 additional tablespoons later) 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt or salt 1¼ […]

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Migas and Other Poorly Named Cuisine

Mexican Breakfast MIGAS INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 4 6″ corn tortillas 1 avocado ½ small onion 1 tomato ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter 4 ounces chorizo 4-ounce can diced green chiles 1 cup crumbled […]

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Pasta Sauce, Butter, and World Peace

Italian Appetizer PASTA SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 2 pounds Roma tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon marjoram 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon savory […]

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Chicken Pot Pie, H.G. Wells, and World War I

American Entree CHICKEN POT PIE INGREDIENTS – FILLING 3 chicken breasts 3 medium carrots 2 stalks celery 1 onion 1 white potato 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup flour (6 more cups later) 1/4 teaspoon celery […]

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Pretzels, Prayers, and War

American Appetizer PRETZELS INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup warm water 2 cups bread flour or plain flour 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon dry active yeast 1 egg no-stick spray 1/2 […]

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