Posts Tagged ‘ Scrabble ’

Shredded Collard Greens and the Fate of Zeus

October 14, 2017
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Brazilian Appetizer SHREDDED COLLARD GREENS INGREDIENTS 2 pounds collard greens (about 4 bunches) 4 garlic cloves 3½ tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt Serves 6. Takes 40 minutes. PREPARATION Wash collard greens.…

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Dessert Coffee and Italian Democracy

May 23, 2017
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Italian Dessert AFFOGATO INGREDIENTS 2 cups hot espresso or hot and very strong coffee* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream* * = There’s only two ingredients here. Higher quality ingredients will show up more than in…

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Brazilian Stew and the Spanish Inquisition

September 17, 2016
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Brazilian Entree XIN XIM (chicken and shrimp stew) INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves ⅓ cup lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil (2 more tablespoons later) ½ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1½…

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Shrimp Ceviche and the Viking Settlers of Ecuador

August 4, 2016
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Ecuadorian Appetizer SHRIMP CEVICHE INGREDIENTS 8 limes or ¼ cup fresh lime juice 3 oranges or 1 cup fresh orange juice 1 large red onion 3 tomatoes 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ cup…

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Orange Beef and Giant, Carnivorous Beavers

November 6, 2015
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Chinese Entree ORANGE BEEF INGREDIENTS 1 orange (Keep peel) 12 ounces flank steak 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 egg white 1 tablespoon rice wine (sometimes called mirin) or pale sherry 1⅓ cups white rice 1″ fresh…

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The Sounds of Silence

February 16, 2015
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The Sounds of Silence

What if there were a word composed entirely of silent letters? I’ve never heard of such a word, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. I didn’t know of the word “qi,” and I still…

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Iraqi Potato Beef Casserole, Scrabble, and World Domination

December 5, 2014
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Iraqi Potato Beef Casserole, Scrabble, and World Domination

Iraqi Entree POTATO BEEF CASSEROLE (kibbe batata) INGREDIENTS 6 medium brown potatoes ½ teaspoon turmeric 2 garlic cloves 1 onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 pound ground beef or lamb 3 tablespoons parsley ¼ teaspoon…

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Strip Search for Scrabble Contestant?

October 19, 2011
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Strip Search for Scrabble Contestant?

The tension was building. Two players were locked in a life-and-death battle for the title of Champion of the Whole World.  Okay, it was in Scrabble, but it was still a big deal – for…

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