Afghan Burgers, Humanity’s First Food

Afghan Entree AFGHAN BURGERS INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh cilantro 3 garlic cloves 1 red onion 4 eggs 3 cups crinkle-cut fries or enough to cover cookie sheet 3 sausages, beef or chicken 3 tablespoons vegetable […]

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Quinoa Salad and the Rubberband Empire

Peruvian Appetizer QUINOA SALAD INGREDIENTS 1 cup quinoa ½ cucumber ¼ cup fresh cilantro 2 Roma tomatoes 1 red bell pepper ¼ pound queso fresco or feta cheese 1¼ teaspoons aji amarillo, aji panca, or […]

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Beef Noodle Soup and Susan’s Ladder to Mars

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Taiwanese Soup BEEF NOODLE SOUP INGREDIENTS 5 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger root 6 scallions (white part of green onions) 1 Roma tomato 2 Thai chiles or red chiles 8 cups water (or enough to […]

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Cool Mocha and the Earthquakes in My House

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American Appetizer COOL MOCHA COFFEE INGREDIENTS 3 cups hot, brewed coffee ⅔ cup sugar ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips, milk chocolate if you prefer it sweeter 3½ cups milk SPECIAL UTENSILS glass jars with lids […]

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Dishwashers: Annoyances in Disguise or the Tools of the Apocalypse?

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My dishwasher does not properly clean things, particularly glasses with indentations. Oh sure, if I give the dishes a quick rinse beforehand, the dishwasher does tolerably well. If I give the dishes a pre-scrub, the […]

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CandylandTM to be Theme of Poway’s New Modern Art Museum

All Poway, California is buzzing with excitement. In just three month’s the town’s new in its tiara, the $188.2 million CowboyMetrics Museum will open. No one is prouder than museum curator, “Tex” Roland. “I’m just […]

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I Invite Syria’s Assad Over For Dinner and Root Beers

Bashar al-Assad, president and dictator of Syria is getting way too cranky and needs to step down. And if the only thing that’s making him cling so tenaciously to power is the lack of a […]

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Crispy Shredded Beef Tacos, Me, and World Peace

Mexican Entree CRISPY SHREDDED BEEF TACOS INGREDIENTS 1 medium yellow onion 2 pounds rump roast ½ tablespoon chili powder ½ tablespoon cumin ½ teaspoon salt 4 garlic cloves 4 ounces diced green chiles 5 green […]

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Angolan Chicken Stew, Okraphobia, and Neat Future Inventions

Angolan Entree CHICKEN STEW (muamba de galinha) INGREDIENTS 3 pounds boneless chicken (Probably separate parts. If you can find a farm that raises organic boneless chickens, go for it.) 1 Scotch bonnet, habañero, or red […]

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