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Recipe Wednesday: Blasts From The Past

I’ve got some new cooking adventures to tell you about (including the easiest curry you’ll ever make), but Beloved Husband and I keep eating all the evidence before I can remember to take pictures of it.  So that’ll have to … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Not every recipe I try comes out perfectly the first time. Case in point:  Last week, after our shopping expedition to the oriental market (see last week’s entry), we decided to take the plunge and try making Hot and Sour … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Lemonade, In The Shade, Made With A Rusty Spade?

“Lemonade, In the shade, Made with a rusty spade.” My dad used to sing this in the summertime, when we were making or drinking lemonade.  I have a feeling, knowing my dad, that he didn’t have the words quite right. … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Cool Off With Lime Sherbet and Wine Spritzers

Wow, it’s been hot here.  Yesterday was the first day in almost a week where the night’s news headlines didn’t begin with “Record Breaking Temperatures Today…”  We’ve been over 100F/38C here for days. So when it gets this hot, I start … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Chicken Soup For The Body

Been a little under the weather this week, with an upset tummy.  Which got me to thinking about the sorts of comfort foods one eats when sick. My all-time favorite, of course, is Mom’s Chicken Soup.  Everybody’s mom makes it … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Ancient Vegetables

Hi!  Back with more pictures of food prepared from recipes from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, at the recent SCA Known World Cooks and Bards event held in Woodland Park, CO. This week, I’m going to feature vegetable dishes, and … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Tarts and More Tarts

(Sorry this is late.  Last night, I got hijacked by a sudden and inexplicable urge to deep-clean my fridge.  Three hours later….) So a couple of weekends ago, I went to–essentially–a medieval food symposium.  Friends of mine were cooking the … Continue reading

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