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Posts by Salvador Mollys

Uncle John's Gumbo

Rick Sadle updates us on one of his found memories in Louisiana. “WHO’S THERE?” shouted Uncle John Hooks as his shotgun swung up toward the little motorboat his nephew Steve and I were in. Steve hits the deck and shouts “DON’T SHOOT UNCLE JOHN, DON’T SHOOT, IT’S STEVE!” Ten minutes later, after some delicate negotiations,…

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Uncle John’s Gumbo

Rick Sadle updates us on one of his found memories in Louisiana. “WHO’S THERE?” shouted Uncle John Hooks as his shotgun swung up toward the little motorboat his nephew Steve and I were in. Steve hits the deck and shouts “DON’T SHOOT UNCLE JOHN, DON’T SHOOT, IT’S STEVE!” Ten minutes later, after some delicate negotiations,…

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Samoa with Dinner Menu

Rick Sadle updates us from Samoa. Travel day: Easter Island to Apia, Samoa with a fuel stop in Tahiti. Today was a very long day because Samoa is six hours behind Easter Island. In the morning, we have time for an interesting visit to Rano Kao, a volcanic caldera which contains a fresh water lake…

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Easter Island with Velvis

Rick Sadle updates us about Easter Island. In the morning, Halle recovers, Rick walks around taking photos and power shopping before our flight to Lima where we catch our plane to Easter Island for two nights. A scheduled one hour refueling stop in Tahiti turns into almost three hours due to a fuel drivers strike.…

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Sweet Che

Anne Parker updates us from Vietnam. Che can be many things. It can be made from fruit, jellies or beans, served hot or cold with ice, and eaten at any time of day. I don’t know how the Vietnamese have managed to make a bean such a delicious and sweet treat, but they have! My…

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A Taste of Rwanda

Timothy Keene (S.M. Waiter) updates us from Rwanda. The day after Thanksgiving this past year I left for a three-week trip to the central African country of Rwanda. For those of you not familiar with Rwanda’s story, back in 1994 a civil war broke out that resulted in the genocide of 1,000,000 people in just…

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Market Shopping in Vietnam

Anne Parker updates us from Vietnam. I’d like to share with you where I do my food shopping. The market is divided up into sections. Each area sells pretty much the same thing: all the veggies are together, the fish is right next to the river, and the meats are just up a few steps.There…

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Cao Lau

Anne Parker updates us from Vietnam. There is a market where I get a bowl of cao lau, a specialty of Hoi An, which you wont find it in other parts of Vietnam, because the water used in the preparation comes from a well that dates back to Cham times. The woman puts thick flat…

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Papa Rellena

The Wilson Family shares their recipe for Papa Rellena! Papa Rellena (Stuffed Potato) : Ingredients4 cups mashed potatoes1 cup flour1 egg1 lb. ground beef½ cup onion, finely chopped1 garlic clove, finely chopped3 boiled eggs, chopped5 pitted, chopped black olivessalt and pepper to tasteOil for frying DirectionsMix together the cooled potatoes, flour, and egg. Saute the…

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A Taste of Cusco, Peru

Salvador Molly’s Owner, Rick Sadle, is traveling the world with his wife Halle and a historical preservation group. Enjoy his blogs and travel the world with him without leaving home! We woke up at four a.m. for our flight to Lima. The Boeing B757 Monarch jet is a far cry from our economy continental seats…

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