Black Bean Chicken and Revolution

Chinese Entree BLACK BEAN CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 1 pound chicken breasts ½ tablespoon corn starch 1 teaspoon grated ginger 4 teaspoons rice wine or sake 2 garlic cloves 2 shallots 2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable […]

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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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Egg Nog and How It Got Its Name


American Dessert EGG NOG INGREDIENTS 6 eggs ⅛ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar 4 cups full fat milk 1 cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL electric beater Makes 7 […]

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Camarones Enchilados and the Cuban Missile Crisis


Cuban Entree CAMARONES ENCHILADOS INGREDIENTS 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tablespoons lime juice ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro 4 garlic cloves 1 large onion ¼ cup fresh parsley […]

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Carrot Cake, Burritos, and the Russian Revolution

American Dessert CARROT CAKE INGREDIENTS – MAIN 4 eggs 1⅓ cups sugar ⅔ cup light brown sugar 3 cups shredded carrots 1 cup vegetable oil ¼ teaspoon allspice 2 teaspoons cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ginger ¼ […]

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