Monthly Archives: October 2012

Peasant Harvest Feast

When the crops were ready for harvesting, communities would come together as a community to help reap the crops and celebrate their bounty. Vegetables were plentiful and they readily became part of the feast. Similar to the American Thanksgiving, these … Continue reading

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A new adventure

Now that the Minnesota Renaissance Festival has ended for 2012, I am looking at creating new adventures.  Next Saturday, I will be auditioning for MasterChef season 4.  I don’t know if I will get called back, but it is worth … Continue reading

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Cooking with Whiskey II – Carrots with Whisky Caramel Sauce

This was a surprisingly tasty complement to the Chicken with Whiskey Cream Sauce recipe.  The most difficult part of the recipe is the caramel sauce. To begin, start with 1 lb. of carrots and cut them into 1″ cubes and boil … Continue reading

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Cooking with Whiskey – Chicken with Whiskey Cream Sauce

The cooking with whiskey cooking demonstrations were a lot of fun, but had the potential of being dangerous.  The igniting of the whiskey can go wrong very fast, so use caution when doing this recipe. Chicken with Whiskey and Cream Ingredients … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread with Stew

This past weekend (September 29-30) was an Irish themed weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.  We made several dishes including a Chicken with Whiskey Cream Sauce and Caramel Whiskey Carrots. Irish Stew 1 lbs of lamb or beef stew meat … Continue reading

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