Colombian Dessert Inspires the Beatles

Colombian Desserts SIMPLE OBLEA SANDWICH INGREDIENTS 2 oblea wafers or other 6″ wafers3 tablespoons each of one or more of the following fillings:caramel sauce (If you can get the authentic Colombian caramel sauce, arequipe, go […]

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Mason Jar Strawberry Ice Cream and Discovery Voyages

American Dessert MASON JAR STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM INGREDIENTS 2 cups heavy whipping cream5½ tablespoons sugar2¼ teaspoons vanilla extract⅛ teaspoon salt2 cups whole strawberries, fresh or frozen Makes 3 cups. Takes 15 minutes to make and […]

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Herding Chestnut Trees and Eating Them with Beef

Croatian Entree BEEF WITH CHESTNUTS INGREDIENTS 1 pound chestnuts6 cups water1 large onion1½ pounds sirloin, tenderloin, or rump2 tablespoons vegetable oil½ tablespoon paprika½ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoon salt1 cup water Serves 4. Takes 1 hour 20 […]

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I Am a Fashion Model – Spring Wear

  The very latest fashions from France! On the left, we have trend-setting dinner pajamas. This delightful, matching ensemble comes from Chez Ours and sports bear silhouettes on an avant-garde white background. Your date won’t be able […]

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Shrimp In Chocolate Sauce and Collegiate Chaos

Spanish Entree SHRIMP IN CHOCOLATE SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 small onion 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup beef, fish or vegetable stock 1 pound jumbo shrimp (16 count), peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons […]

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Spotlight on Concha Alborg, Author of “My Mother, That Stranger. Letters from the Spanish Civil War”

  About the book Over eight-hundred letters were written between the author’s newly-engaged parents during the time that her father was on the Republican war front fighting against Franco’s forces, and her mother awaiting the […]

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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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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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