Monthly Archives: November 2011

New audiences

Alice the Cook here: I am planning out my 2012 education season and I am looking for new opportunities.  I currently perform at the Siouxland Renaissance Festivals in Sioux Falls, SD and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN.  In … Continue reading

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Beef Barley Soup

One of my favorite grains is barley.  Fairly versatile, I can use it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Eating sparingly and not overdoing it, barley can provide a tasty addition to any meal.  In the case of the recipe below, … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Pasta

Growing up and attending modern schools, I heard the story about how Marco Polo brought pasta to Europe from the Far East.  In fact, pasta was already established in southern Europe by the time Marco Polo began his journey along … Continue reading

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Roast Quail with Dandelion Pesto with Field Mushrooms and Hazelnuts

Foraging Your Meal Populations in urban areas have lost touch with their roots.  Not necessarily ethnic or cultural, but the understanding of where food comes from and how it arrives at the market.  The locavore movement encourages individuals to use … Continue reading

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