Monthly Archives: September 2012

Two Weekends in One: Festival Friday and Irish Weekend – September 28 – 30

This weekend is unusual.  There are two separate themes running this upcoming weekend.  On Festival Friday at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, students come in and the festival provides a number of educational opportunities.  For more information, you can download their … Continue reading

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Spice Blends from our Demonstrations

Each day, we demonstrate how to make various spice blends over an open fire.  An earlier entry – talks about how we do it, but doesn’t necessarily cover the recipes.  Due to popular demand, below are the spices we demonstrate … Continue reading

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Spaetzel (Oktoberfest)

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground or freshly grated nutmeg 4 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup extra fine dry breadcrumbs (optional) 4 T butter (optional) Preparation: Combine flour, salt and nutmeg. Add eggs and … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage (Oktoberfest)

Ingredients: 2 1/2 oz. bacon, either American or German “Bauchspeck”, chopped 1/2 c. onion, diced 4 c. shredded red cabbage, about 1 lb. 1/2 c. dry, red wine 1/2 c. apple juice 1 T. honey 1 bay leaf 4 cloves … Continue reading

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Wiener Schnitzel (Oktoberfest)

Ingredients: 4 thin boneless pork chops or veal chops (we used chicken breasts instead) 1/2 c. oil (I use olive oil) Flour Parsley butter 3/4 c. extra fine bread crumbs 2 eggs salt & pepper 2 lemons waxed paper Heat … Continue reading

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