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Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

Today I have a colonial era recipes to share.  I found this particular one on Pinterest and have to say it was not what I was expecting but tasted delicious.   81 more words


Recipes from the Ladies of Llangollen

As some readers may already know, I also run a book blog based on my never ending TBR Pile, and one of my recent reads was a book about the Ladies of Llangollen, … 743 more words

In The Kitchen

Weekend special:  Chicago's own Shrimp de Jonghe

Our store has jumbo 16-20 count wild-caught, raw Gulf shrimp on sale this weekend (editor’s note: by now, some of you have figured out where I work; after all, how many high-end grocery chains are there in greater Chicago? 678 more words

Main Dishes

Marmalade - Facts and History

The name Marmalade comes from the Portuguese word Marmelos, a quince paste similar in texture to an orange spread popular long before the commercialisation of marmalade in the late 18th century. 264 more words

Traditional Recipes

Food in The Hobbit

Article taken from http://oakden.co.uk/tea-in-the-hobbit/
Thanks to Joshua Robertson for finding and sharing this one!  And as a present day tea drinker, Mrs. Beeton’s instructions from 1861 on properly making tea are still totally right! 3,733 more words

Announcing the March Madness Food Fight Club Winner

Drum roll please…

The winner of the 2016 March Madness Food Fight Club is…

Vegetable Curry!

Thanks to all who voted throughout the competition. If you decide to make this winning recipe, please tell us about it and share some photos. 213 more words


TBT - Back to The Tudors

It’s throwback Thursday and we are going way back to the Tudor Period with a Recipe for Tart Owte Lent.

I originally did this video for my Unintentional Wino Thursday Challenge Series but figured I’d re share it here.