Steak au Poivre And How Sock-Heavy Comet Halley Will Destroy Us All


French Entree STEAK AU POIVRE VERT INGREDIENTS ¾ cup whipping cream ¼ cup green peppercorns 2 shallots 1½ pounds tender boneless beef steaks cut 1″ thick 1½ tablespoons butter 1½ tablespoons olive oil 7 tablespoons […]

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Why the End of the World Didn’t Happen


It’s getting embarrassing. People confidently shout to everyone that the end of the world will end tomorrow. Then tomorrow comes. And it doesn’t end. Again. Oh sure, you might have gotten a migraine or you […]

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Somali Flatbread and the Goat That Gave Her Life for the Roman Empire

Somali Appetizer FLATBREAD (sabaayad) INGREDIENTS 2⅓ cups flour ⅔ cup wheat flour (another ⅓ cup later) ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 1 to 1½ cups water 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (another […]

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Honduran Nacatamales and Those European Wars

Honduran Entree NACATAMALES INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 6 cups masa harina or corn flour 1 cup lard, shortening, or butter 1 teaspoon salt (1 more teaspoon later) 3 tablespoons orange juice 5 tablespoons lime juice 4 […]

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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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