Grilled Lobster Tails and Strange Ice Creams

Comorian Entree   GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS WITH VANILLA SAUCE(Langouste à la Vanille) INGREDIENTS 2 vanilla bean pods (Madagascan are preferred)3 shallots¼ cup butter⅓ cup white wine4 lobster tails½ cup heavy cream2 tablespoons olive oil SPECIAL […]

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Mocha Coffee Creamer and Why Can’t Find It At Your Store

American Appetizer MOCHA COFFEE CREAMER INGREDIENTS 4 cups half and half 6 tablespoons sugar 6 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSILS 2-to-3 screw-top bottles or jars. Makes 4 cups. Takes 15 minutes […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies and World Peace

American Dessert CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES INGREDIENTS ¾ teaspoon baking soda 2¼ cups flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened ¾ cup brown sugar ¾ cup sugar 2 eggs 1¼ teaspoons vanilla 12 ounces semisweet […]

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Hibiscus Tea and Switzerland’s Rescue Camels


Malian Appetizer HIBISCUS TEA (Jus de Bissap) INGREDIENTS 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers 6 cups water 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves SPECIAL UTENSIL colander Makes 4½ cups. Takes […]

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Egg Nog and How It Got Its Name


American Dessert EGG NOG INGREDIENTS 6 eggs ⅛ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar 4 cups full fat milk 1 cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL electric beater Makes 7 […]

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Brownies and How They Shaped Aerial Combat


American Dessert BROWNIES INGREDIENTS 13 tablespoons butter 1 cup unsweetened cocoa ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs ½ cup flour no-stick spray. Brownies assuming a defensive posture against lions. […]

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