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Morocco – Mussala and Couscous

Mussala 3 tamarind pods or 1 teaspoon of vinegar 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced 2 fresh or pickled small hot green peppers, seeded and finely chopped 6 slices green ginger 1 tablespoon of ground coriander 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon of ground poppy seed… Continue reading Morocco – Mussala and Couscous

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United States – Fried Chicken ~ Green Beans and Mashed Potatoes

When I put together the menu for the month of August I included the United States in the party hat the names of counties was picked.  As luck would have it the United States was pulled from the party hat.  I wondered what would be an all American meal to make for dinner: hotdogs, hamburgers,… Continue reading United States – Fried Chicken ~ Green Beans and Mashed Potatoes

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Yugoslavia – Burek

Yugoslavia consisted of six socialist republics:  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SR Croatia, SR Macedonia, SR Montenegro, SR Slovenia, and SR Serbia.  After an economic and political crisis in the 1980s and the rise of nationalism, Yugoslavia broke up along its republics’ borders, at first into five countries, leading to the Yugoslav Wars.  After the breakup,… Continue reading Yugoslavia – Burek