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The best burgers—ever

Here’s my recipe for the best burgers ever. This is the last burger recipe you’ll ever need. The ingredients: about 1.2 to 1.5 pounds of ground beef (lean, 93:7, for example) 1 egg 1/2 onion, plus then some for garnish 5-10 … Continue reading

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The breakfast of champions

No, this is not about the book. I don’t even like Vonnegut. This is about a recipe I invented. A spicy, healthy breakfast, certain to tingle your taste buds. What you need: 1 medium potato 1 medium green jalapeño pod … Continue reading

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Food, drugs, and advertising

I am quite positively surprised at the quality of the commercials I see on TV here in the U.S. I mean… after seeing some really proper crap for the past five years in the UK that don’t even deserve to … Continue reading

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The best pasta bolognese in the world…

…is made by me. It’s developed further from Peter Clemenza’s simple pasta sauce he made for his troops in The Godfather. I make it from scratch – no ready-made sauces are used. It’s as Italian as it gets. What you … Continue reading

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Cuba, part VIII: I will never eat rice again. Nor beans

It’s like in prison—you eat what you’re given, or you starve. Food-wise, Cuba is indeed a prison. While you have about three choices when it comes to main food, the garnish is always the same: moros y cristianos—Moors and Christians. … Continue reading

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Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

Sicily has both—guns and cannoli. We didn’t have much interaction with the former; well, carabinieri did stop us once near Corleone and these tough military policemen do have guns. But since we didn’t speak Italian and they didn’t comprehend English, … Continue reading

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