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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Shrimp Soup and the Fate of the T-Rexes

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Chilean Soup SHRIMP SOUP (Chupe de Camarones) INGREDIENTS 6 slices white bread 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk 1 medium onion 1 small carrot 1 stalk celery 1 red bell pepper 2 cups water ½ cup […]

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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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