Lemon Chicken Soup and the Rise of Sir Isaac Newton

Greek Soup LEMON CHICKEN SOUP(Avgolemono) INGREDIENTS 8 cups chicken stock2 pounds chicken breasts1 cup arborio, other rice, or orzo3 eggs½ cup lemon juice½ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoon salt¼ cup fresh parsley Serves 6. Takes 45 minutes. […]

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Meatball Soup and Missing Planets

Colombian Soup MEATBALL SOUP(Sopa de Albóndigas) INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves1 green onion¼ cup minced yellow onion2 tablespoons vegetable oil¾ pound ground beef⅓ pound ground pork½ cup bread crumbs2 eggs½ teaspoon cumin2 tablespoons vegetable oil¼ teaspoon […]

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Great Arctic Eats – Utsjoki, Finland

Great Arctic Eats – Utsjoki, Finland ° Are you a diner who shuns crowds, but loves saunas* and watching reindeer ? Do you love words with “aa” in them, such as “kalastaa,” the Finnish word […]

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Posole Rojo and O Sole Mio

Mexican Soup POSOLE ROJO INGREDIENTS – PORK 3 pounds pork shoulder or leg 60 ounces canned-garbanzo beans (aka chickpeas) 2 bay leaves 7 garlic cloves (4 more later) 3 quarts water INGREDIENTS – RED SAUCE […]

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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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The Soup That Got the French Kings Laid

Chinese Soup WONTON SOUP INGREDIENTS 2 green onions (1 more later) 1″ ginger root ½ teaspoon brown sugar ½ pound ground pork 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine or sherry 1 tablespoon soy sauce (2 teaspoons […]

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Shrimp Bisque and Giraffes at Ballgames

French Soup SHRIMP BISQUE INGREDIENTS 1 pound medium shrimp, shells on* 1 medium carrot 1 stick celery 1 garlic clove 1 small onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ tablespoon tomato paste 6 cups water 1 […]

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Make Me Bill O’Reilly’s Replacement

Bill O’Reilly, the hugely popular and controversial host for Fox, was recently fired by Fox TV. They need a new host. I need a new platform beyond this blog for my views. So, I humbly […]

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Soup, Rock n Roll, and the Iranian Revolution

Iranian Soup BEEF, HERB, AND YOGURT SOUP (Aashe Mast) INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 large onion ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon turmeric ½ pound ground beef ⅓ cup long grain rice 4½ […]

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