Beef Smore and Dining Out Safely

Sri Lankan Entree BEEF SMORE INGREDIENTS 2 pound piece of sirloin or beef chuck 2 tablespoons vinegar ½ teaspoon pepper 3 garlic cloves 1″ ginger root 1 large onion 1 small green chile 1 stalk […]

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French Fry Soup and Jet Fighters

American Soup FRENCH FRY SOUP INGREDIENTS 1 pound French fries (leftovers or cooked) 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 4 green onions 1 cup milk ¾ cup sour cream […]

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Khoresh Ghormeh Sabzi and Culinary Intelligence

Iranian Entree KHORESH GHORMEH SABZI (Herb Meat Stew) INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice or rice 1½ pounds stewing beef or lamb 1 large onion 2 tablespoons olive oil (2 more tablespoons later) ¼ cup fresh […]

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Falafel and Zap Peter I

Egyptian Appetizer FALAFEL (Tamiya) INGREDIENTS 2 cups dried fava beans* (aka broad beans) 1 small onion 8 green onions 2 garlic cloves 1¼ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt […]

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LLapingachos and Alga Phonics

Ecuadorian Entree LLAPINGACHOS (Potato Cheese Patties) INGREDIENTS – POTATOES ½ small white onion (½ small onion more later) 2½ pounds russet or brown potatoes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (additional ¼ cup vegetable oil later) ½ […]

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Marshmallow Fluff and the Birth of Impressionsim

American Dessert MARSHMALLOW FLUFF INGREDIENTS 3 egg whites ½ teaspoon cream of tartar ⅔ cup light corn syrup ¾ cup sugar ⅓ cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSILS electric beater (with whisk attachment […]

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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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Greenlandic Cake and the Fury of the Norsemen

Greenlandic Appetizer GREENLANDIC CAKE INGREDIENTS – CAKE 7 tablespoons butter 1 cup lukewarm milk 2¼ teaspoons (1 packet) yeast ⅔ cup raisins ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup sugar 4 cups flour no-stick spray 2 tablespoons […]

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