Monthly Archives: October 2011

Whiskey Beef and Bacon Hash

This dish became very popular with my staff and our friends.  Very delicious and decadent, this dish will be very popular with your friends.  I really hope you will enjoy it.  Ingredients ½ of a medium sized well-marbled chuck roast, … Continue reading

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Young Octopus with Saffron Rice & Lemon

Many of the recipes posted of late were prepared and demonstrated at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.  We cooked each of these dishes on an open fire.  I mentioned in an earlier blog that we did several unusual dishes for the … Continue reading

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Cock-a-Leekie Soup (15th century)

Cock-a-Leekie Soup  (15th century) Cock-a-leeky soup Ingredients: 1 chicken, deboned 1lb leeks cleaned and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 pints vegetarian or chicken stock or water 1/2 cup long grain rice One teaspoon brown sugar Salt and pepper bay leaf, … Continue reading

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Lamb Stew and Farrells

The following recipe was made during the final weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival on October 1 – 2, 2011.  This particular recipe (and the farrells) are a favorite at the family’s dinner.  I hope you enjoy it too!  Lamb Stew  2 lbs of lamb … Continue reading

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Strong Recommendation – A Local Craftsman

I wanted to provide a great recommendation to my readers.  Caufield Clay Works, http://www.caufieldclay.com/, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, provides some beautiful ceramics.  They have also been kind enough to donate several ceramic dishes and plates to Alice the Cook’s … Continue reading

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