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Applejack Pork and Potato Dauphinois

The potato, which was introduced to Europe in 1536, became very popular in various cuisines.  Over the last 473 years, the potato has become a very important crop in Europe and over the last nine years, the potato has become … Continue reading

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German Pretzels with Handmade Mustard

German Pretzels Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 cup lukewarm water 2 pkgs active dry yeast 3 tbsp butter Coarse salt for sprinkling Soda Bath 1/2 cup baking soda 2 quarts water Dissolve yeast … Continue reading

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Love and Romance – Tarts

September 14 and 15, 2013 was love and romance weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. We played things up a wee bit and make two types of tarts and made a few other dishes too! Keep in mind that these … Continue reading

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Hummus & Pita

This is one of my favorite recipes.  If you do not have a wood-fired oven, you can make this on a cast iron fry pan that is well heated.  Our hummus was chunkier than the store bought versions as we … Continue reading

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Duck L’Orange with Potato Dauphenois

During Love and Romance weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, we decided to make the most decadent (calorie laden) and romantic meal we could come up with.  Duck L’Orange and Potato Dauphenois.  The potato dish has been a long-standing favorite of Alice … Continue reading

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