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Moose Mousse and Other Exotic Recipes

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A selection of improbable, not to say ill-advised recipes, lavishly and disturbingly illustrated, then studded with dubious quotes. The following example is a more or less representative sample:

----Albanian Shortcake
3 cups cooked mashed varied fish
3 cups gnarled green peppers
1 crushed ginger root
1 cup pistachio nuts, garbled
7 cups tahin (sesame oil)
3 cups yoghurt

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Published 1964 by Simon and Schuster
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Joan
Jun 16, 2008 added it
This guy's sense of humor is almost as warped as mine! He begins with a "To the Reader" and a dedication "To My Wife", both written in flowery imitation of, oh, 18th-century English dedications to patrons. Including long "f"s ("As I flatter myfelf I had the happinefs of giving fatisfaction during my fervice . . .)

Recipes include: botched eggs, short shrift of beef, ground hog ("Really, don't bother. There is a canned liver pâté on the market which is just as good and hardly any trouble."), and
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Dan
Jul 21, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anorexics
What I learned from this book -

There are three major categories of wine:
1. Alexis Lichine
2. Frank Schoonmaker
3. Grand Vin du Vieux-Clochard

When preparing botched eggs, it is best to use a special aluminum egg-botcher, readily available at housewares counters at reasonable prices.

The recipe for Twelve Exquisite Misery Soup.

The proper method for preparing chicken-flavored brownies.
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