Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pumpernickel Bread (Oktoberfest)

Ingredients: 1-1/2 tbsp active dry yeast 1-1/2 cups warm water 1/2 cup molasses 4 tsp salt 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp caraway seed 2-3/4 cups rye flour 3 cups bread flourPreparation: In large bowl, add warm water and yeast. Stir … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Weekend – September 21 and 22

  This weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is Oktoberfest and Alice the Cook and her assistants are planning German themed demonstrations at our 12:30pm and 4:00pm shows.  Below is our schedule for this coming weekend: 11:00am – Spice making … Continue reading

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Field Mushrooms with Hazelnuts

Another recipe from this past weekend.  A delicious side dish that compliments the entrée nicely.  I prefer to use this recipe with wild game. Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves grated rind of one lemon 6 tbsp olive oil 6 large field (button) … Continue reading

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Orange and Rosemary Game Hens

A very simple dish to make.  We created enough for 4-8 depending on the size of the rest of the meal and the appetites of your guests. Ingredients: 4 game hens 2 cups of orange juice 1 tsp garam masala (can … Continue reading

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Port Poached Pears

This past weekend was Wine, Romance, and Chocolate weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.  We created quite a few recipes and this is one of many.  The Port Poached Pears continue to be one of my favorite recipes, and yet … Continue reading

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