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US Units of Measure for Cooking Posted by on Oct 10, 2019

I love to cook. I find it relaxing, but also creative. When I get home at night I gather my ingredients for dinner, pull out the necessary cookware and utensils, pour a glass of wine, and focus on making something that my wife and I will enjoy at the table. I rarely measure anything. I’ve…

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The American Barbecue Posted by on Jun 1, 2017

It is smoke and sizzle. It is wood and fire and meat. It may be a pit or a drum or a homemade kettle, but it is where the magic happens. Carolina, Kansas City, Texas, or beyond, it’s barbecue American-style. Let’s get something out of the way immediately. I am not talking about grilling. I…

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A Uniquely American Treat – Indian Pudding Posted by on Oct 6, 2016

The most distinctly American recipe may well be for Indian Pudding. I have a group of friends that I share meals with four times a year. The eight of us, four couples, gather at the home of one couple and enjoy laughs, catch up on what’s happening in each other’s lives, and indulge in lengthy…

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English Kitchen – Homemade Chili and Detroit Coney Dogs Posted by on Nov 21, 2012

With the cold winter coming, this video teaches you how to make some delicious homemade chili that’ll warm you right up. You can even use the chili to make yourself a Detroit style Coney hot dog. Learn some useful English vocabulary while you learn how to cook! You will need a cutting board, measuring cups…

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