Author Archives: Jenn

About Jenn

Jennifer writes about Food History and other food-related topics on her personal blog when she is not working full time, spending time with her family, or being a full-time student.

A Brief History…of Beets (additional)

Note: This is additional material for my column in the Althing, a newsletter published by the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism located in Pittsburgh, PA. Timeline Extended Recipe Listing (from medievalcookery.com) I … Continue reading

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The Medieval Travelling Spice Kit – 13th & 14th Centuries

One of my foodie friends was talking about the “Traveling Spice Kit” that they had put together. It was a small collection of “must have” spices in little bottles that he kept in a little box that he would then … Continue reading

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Housekeeping – A Post of Information

As most of you have noticed, there hasn’t been much posted during this Summer. I have been taking the opportunity to build a plan that works for me during the school year (which, for me, runs from September through May). … Continue reading

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Grow Pittsburgh – Save the Date!

Grow Pittsburgh has announced when their event “A Taste of Grow Pittsburgh” will happen this year – 22 September 2013. Tickets aren’t on sale yet, but there are only 300 available, so they will go quickly. http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Save-the-Date-for-A-Taste-of-Grow-Pittsburgh–September-22–2013-.html?soid=1102602054911&aid=oeDJvF4pHRo

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Moelgen of Middeleeuwse Eiercustard

“Moelgen, or Medieval Egg Custard” http://lullula.blogspot.be/2013/04/moelgen-of-middeleeuwse-eiercustard.html This is in Dutch, but you should be able to get all of the information by piping it through Google Translate or similar translation programs. h/t Isis Sturtewagon

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