The Wonder Dog

This story was based on two sources. First, my dad who served his country in World War II  did his basic training in Louisiana, He said soldiers would throw snowballs at the platoon ahead of […]

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South Sudanese Stew, Earthquakes, and Peanuts

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South Sudanese Entree BEEF, SPINACH, AND PEANUT STEW INGREDIENTS 1¼ pounds chuck steak or round steak 3 garlic cloves 2 medium onions 2½ tomatoes 2 bunches spinach (1 pound) ½ sweet potato 4 tablespoons unsalted, […]

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Mumu Stew and the Threat to You

Papua New Guinean Entree MUMU INGREDIENTS 8 ounces carrots or 2 medium 8 ounces sweet potatoes or 1 large 8 ounces banana or 1½ medium 8 ounces papaya or ½ medium 12 ounces pork 6 […]

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Hasselback Potatoes and the Secret to Peace

Swedish Entree HASSELBACK POTATOES INGREDIENTS 10 tablespoons butter (5 tablespoons for casserole dish. 5 tablespoons to spoon over potatoes.) 10 small potatoes 1 teaspoon dill 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons grated Våsterbotten or Parmesan cheese […]

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Fish and Chips and WWII – The Mighty Ink War

British Entree FISH AND CHIPS INGREDIENTS 2½ pounds potatoes (King Edward or Maris if you can get them.) 1⅓ cups flour (3 additional tablespoons later) 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt or salt 1¼ […]

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Noodles With Poppy Seeds and the Polish Poppy Pasta Football League

Polish Dessert NOODLES WITH POPPY SEEDS INGREDIENTS 8-ounce bag egg noodles ¼ cup poppy seeds 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons honey Takes 15 minutes. Makes 4 bowls. SPECIAL UTENSIL spice grinder PREPARATION Cook egg noodles […]

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Crispy Shredded Beef Tacos, Me, and World Peace

Mexican Entree CRISPY SHREDDED BEEF TACOS INGREDIENTS 1 medium yellow onion 2 pounds rump roast ½ tablespoon chili powder ½ tablespoon cumin ½ teaspoon salt 4 garlic cloves 4 ounces diced green chiles 5 green […]

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Bean and Bacon Soup and Mussolini

American Soup BEAN AND BACON SOUP INGREDIENTS 1 pound dry navy beans (4 cups) 4 cups water 1 pound bacon 1 medium carrot 1 celery stalk 1 yellow onion 1 garlic clove 1 pound tomatoes […]

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