Category Archives: From the Kitchen

Ember Day Tart

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It’s kitchen time again. I apologize for the delay since my last posting. Life has gotten in the way, as they say. But today’s recipe is sure to pplease and has an interesting history. The recipe is Tart in Ember … Continue reading

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Egardusye–Sweet and Sour Fish

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It’s Medieval Day┬áin the kitchen again. Today we’re going to be making Egardusye, which is a kind of fish stew. Actually, the term egardusye, or egerdouce, comes from two french words aigre-doux, which means “sour-sweet”, but have had various spellings … Continue reading

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Another New Take on an Old Recipe–Luce Wafers

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Here’s another in my series of period recipes great for the modern table. Historically, when an animal, fowl, or fish was killed, no part of it went to waste. This recipe is a great example of that practice. Luce refers … Continue reading

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Commodores–a New Old Dessert

I’m going to be looking back at history for some new recipes to post here. Commodores have a long history, having been known by several different names over the years. They are fun to make, and of course fun to … Continue reading

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Homemade Crackers

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Our beer tasting went very well–we served over 20 beers, including several home brews. To keep everything as personable as possible, I made and served homemade crackers! They were a hit, so I thought I’d share them with you. Well, … Continue reading

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Making Mead While the Sun Shines

So the garden is growing beautifully right now, and I thought we’d talk about something different today. Next weekend, we’re hosting a beer-tasting party, and we wanted to add a few different elements to it. We’re encouraging folks to bring … Continue reading

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