Monthly Archives: February 2013

Alice the Cook is a Renaissance Festival Award Winner!!

I am so honored.  My fans voted Alice the Cook and her assistants took 2nd place in the Best Non-Musical Group, Non-Comedy Performance from Renaissance Festival Music Podcast Awards.  I am so honored to be part of Renaissance Magazine, the … Continue reading

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Asian Meatballs with Pea Pods

I try to find time to cook healthy meals.  Mixing my sense of historical cooking, my love of ethnic foods, and the need and want to eat healthier, I challenge myself to create new recipes.  Some will have a historical slant and … Continue reading

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Making Bread the Renaissance Way

During the Renaissance, bakeries were considered the epicenter of many larger towns.  The townsfolk would buy their breads on a daily basis and they could catch up on the news and gossip of the town at the bakery.  Unlike our … Continue reading

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Japanese Ramen

Ramen ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs 1/2 tbsp water oil for frying Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl and make a hole in the mound of dry ingredients. Mix the eggs and water … Continue reading

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Book Review: Informative and Interesting

Occasionally, I am asked to review various cookbooks and most of the time I refuse, but when I was asked to review Skinny Spices: 50 Nifty Homemade Spice Blends That Can Turn Blah Healthy Eating Into Flavor-Rich Delicious Dining, I thought I would … Continue reading

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