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ABCDEFGH I got a gal in Kalamazoo..

This last weekend was the “International Congress of Medieval Studies” at the University of Michigan in Kalamazoo, MI, most commonly just called “Kalamazoo”. Every medievalist that wants to be taken seriously in the academic world needs to attend/present there. If … Continue reading

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Coffee is a business

Peet’s Coffee just bought majority share in Intelligentsia coffee and acquired Stumptown Coffee earlier this year. So, the bitching has begun about “selling out” and how Peet’s is “just in it for the money”. Yes, they are, because every business … Continue reading

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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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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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Gastronomy Books – Digitized Materials (Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress)

Gastronomy Books – Digitized Materials (Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress). h/t Johnna Holloway from the SCA-Cooks mailing list.

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