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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Carne Asada Tortas and the Mexican Revolution

Mexican Entree CARNE ASADA TORTAS INGREDIENTS – MARINADE ¼ cup fresh cilantro 3 garlic cloves 1½ pounds flank or skirt steak ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup olive oil (2 tablespoons more […]

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The Cuban Hamburger and Porsche

Cuban Entree CUBAN HAMBURGER (Frita Cubana) INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 1 onion 2 tablespoons olive oil ¾ teaspoon cumin ½ tablespoon Spanish paprika or paprika ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons ketchup ¼ […]

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How to Say All Over the World, “No lutefisk, please, it makes me ill. Where is the nearest taco truck?”

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  “No lutefisk, please, it makes me ill. Where is the nearest taco truck?” I used GoogleTM Translate to translate the above phrases into the following languages. You might never need to use these words […]

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Bunny Chow, Bunny Beserkers

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South African Entree BUNNY CHOW INGREDIENTS 1 medium onion 3 medium potatoes 4 cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick ½ teaspoon fennel seeds 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tomatoes 2 pounds chicken breasts or lamb 3 […]

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Brazilian Stew and the Spanish Inquisition

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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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Tucuman Empanadas and Why We Conquer

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Argentinian Entree TUCUMAN EMPANADAS INGREDIENTS – DOUGH ¾ cup lard or shortening (⅓ cup more later) 5 cups flour 3 teaspoons salt ⅔ cup water INGREDIENTS – FILLING ¾ pound rump or tenderloin steak ⅔ […]

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Saffransbröd and When Sweden Rocked the Surfing World

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Swedish Dessert SAFFRANSBRÖD INGREDIENTS 2¼ teaspoons yeast ⅓ cup warm water 1 cup milk ½ cup butter ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar (½ cup more later) ½ teaspoon (1 gram) saffron threads ⅓ cup […]

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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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Guatemalan Hot Dogs and How To Conquer the World With Dirt

Guatemalan Entree SHUCO (Hot Dog) INGREDIENTS 1 yellow onion ⅛ head cabbage 2 chorizo sausages 4 foot-long hot dogs (or as long as you can get) 2 loganizas (white sausage, linguica) ¼ pound thinly sliced […]

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