Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

American Appetizer BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 slices bacon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS 24 toothpicks baking rack cookie sheet. Serves 6. […]

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Grandma Anna’s Spritz Cookies

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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Beef Jerky and Postbellum Texan Origami

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American Appetizer BEEF JERKY INGREDIENTS 1 pound flank steak, London broil or round steak ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon pepper (Freshly ground is best) ¾ teaspoon […]

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Chicken-rice casserole and why ancient Egypt fell.

Egyptian Entree BIRAM RUZZ INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice (1 more cup later) 2 pounds boneless chicken thighs or breasts 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice ½ teaspoon cardamom ½ teaspoon nutmeg […]

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Welsh Rarebit and the Mongol Horde

British Entree WELSH RAREBIT INGREDIENTS 6 slices bread 1 tomato 3 tablespoons butter 2½ cups shredded Caerphilly or cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon mustard ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon Worcestershire […]

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Brined Turkey Breasts, Ninja Turkeys, and the American Revolution

American Entree BRINED TURKEY BREAST INGREDIENTS -BRINE 1 gallon ice-cold water 2 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon mustard 1 teaspoon rosemary 1½ cups coarse salt ½ cup […]

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Egg Coffee and How Goats Almost Ruled the Earth

Norwegian Appetizer EGG COFFEE INGREDIENTS 9 cups water (1⅓ cups more later) ½ cup freshly ground coffee ⅓ cup water (1 cup more later) egg 1 cup water. PREPARATION Add 9 cups water to large […]

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Tuna Melt and How the Cheeseburger Won World War II

American Entree TUNA MELT INGREDIENTS 2 5-ounce cans albacore tuna 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup diced celery 2, tablespoons minced yellow, brown, or red onon 1 teaspoon dill weed 1/8,teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 […]

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Powegian Breakfast Burrito, Religion, and War

Fusion Entree POWEGIAN BREAKFAST BURRITO INGREDIENTS ½ white onion 1 tomato 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 4 ounce can diced green chiles 6 eggs (1 more egg later) 18 8″ flour tortillas 1 pound Italian […]

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