Category Archives: Historical Food Fortnightly

HFF: Pan Perdu for Breakfast

The Historical Food Fortnightly challenge this time was Breakfast Foods.  Mmm, breakfast.  Mmm, breakfast for dinner… I didn’t have very much luck finding something that could definitely be used for breakfast, but I found something that we modernly make for … Continue reading

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HFF: Hedgehogs

Most of the time, I end up figuring out what recipe I want to cook for the Historical Food Fortnight challenges as they come up.  But the recipe for the latest challenge, #9 Mock Foods, has been something I have … Continue reading

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HFF: Literary Meat Pies, Two Ways

“I hope there is something left for the late-comers to eat and drink! What’s that? Tea! No thank you! A little red wine, I think, for me.” “And for me,” said Thorin. “And raspberry jam and apple-tart,” said Bifur. “And … Continue reading

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HFF: Corn Bread

My procrastination level has been rather high lately.  I had a number of recipes picked out to choose from for the Pretty as a Picture challenge for the Historical Food Fortnightly, ingredients were bought, and then as the last night … Continue reading

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HFF: Raspberry Shrub

Ah, shrubs.  I learned about these vinegary fruity drinks quite a while ago – long before I learned of the Historical Food Fortnightly, but I never got around to making one.   I ran across a recipe for a raspberry … Continue reading

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HFF: Roast Chicken & Stuffing

When I saw that the 5th challenge for the Historical Food Fortnightly was all about roasts, I thought that it would be easy.  It’s been our habit lately to make a roast on Sundays.  Most of the time, we use … Continue reading

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The Kiddo Cooks: HFF – Cookies!

The kiddo has determined that he likes making cookies.  And he keeps asking us if he can make them.  Since the fourth Historical Food Fortnightly challenge was “Sweets for the Sweet,” I thought I would kill two birds with one stone. … Continue reading

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