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Tablets. No, not that kind, the kind for weaving…

Posted in : Crafting, Fibre Crafts, Tools on by : Sarah
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(Reposted from my old blog at anachronistscookbook.com. I’m using that one just for recipes now, so the other stuff is headed over here.) More tool building. I mean, I guess these tablet weaving tablets technically count as tools. Or maybe all of them together constitute a tool. Anyways. A lot of people who do tablet
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Shrove Tuesday: Elizabethan Pancakes

Posted in : Historical, Tudor & Elizabethan on by : Sarah
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Alright, let’s do some historical(ish) cooking! Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before lent. Pancakes have been a traditional food on this day for quite some time, at least back to the medieval period. Why pancakes? Because they let you use up all of those sinful eggs and butter and milk before the start
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I’m back!

Posted in : News on by : Sarah
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And I brought food! Well, ok, I’m working on that part. I’m going to be digitizing and posting a bunch of old family recipes, plus adding some of my own experiments and linking to other things on the interwebs. I have a schedule, so there are going to be 2 weekly posts, possibly more if
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Fun With Beeswax

Posted in : Crafting, Tools on by : Sarah

(Reposted from my old blog at anachronistscookbook.com. I’m using that one just for recipes now, so the other stuff is headed over here.) I’ve started assembling something that’s somewhere between a sewing basket and a tool box for my old fashioned crafting. I’ve made a lot of things myself, but there are some (like bone
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