All posts by Chelsea M-C

Artichoke Pie 1570

Artichoke Pie with Cheese and Herbs, 1570

Thoughts: Whenever I feel like I’ve lost some direction when it comes to historical cooking, I like to sit down with some of my favorite old cookbooks and flip through until something inspires me. In this case, it was a pie from the 1570s Italian

Roasted Quince

Roasted Quince

Thoughts: When I recently posted on Facebook about finally snagging some quinces at the grocery store, a number of you chimed in with suggestions, ideas, and thoughts about how best to enjoy these quirky fruits. But one simple description stuck with me: baked with heavy

Margaery Tyrell's Ideal Meal

Margaery Tyrell’s Ideal Meal

Highgarden strikes me as a likely one of the best regions in Westeros in which to dine. Seriously. So when Margaery won the last round of voting for character themed meals, I was more than a little excited. You all were apparently inspired as well, since

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Character Themed Meals: Margaery Tyrell

When I polled our Facebook followers a few months back about which character they would most like to have a character themed meal for, the winner was resoundingly our lovely young queen Margaery. This should be a delightfully tasty meal to create. The weather is

Gooey Apple Cinnamon Rolls - no rising necessary!

Gooey Apple Rolls with Caramel Sauce

Thoughts: Every now and again, I get recipe suggestions from readers, and when they’re good, I like to share them, too. My notes from over a year ago say that this one comes from FB reader Karyn,  And it is definitely a winner.  Dear readers, this

Sept at King's Landing

Theoretical Foods: Feasts of the Seven

  Now that we’ve seen a bit of the High Sparrow in season 5, it got me thinking about the Faith of the Seven, especially in King’s Landing. In our own Middle Ages, the calendar was rife with feast days, saint’s days, and all manner of

Roast Capon, from Game of Thrones

Roast Capon

Thoughts: So, a few of you might have seen my Twitter post back in the winter, when I finally found a capon for sale at the local grocery store, of all places. I think I actually frightened a store clerk when I gave a little

Drogon Giveaway!

Double Drogon Giveaway!

Now that the fifth season of Game of Thrones is in full swing, it’s time for a couple of giveaways! This week, I’m giving away TWO of the Funko POP! Drogon Figures. And following in the spirit of HBO’s #CatchDrogon movement, all you have to

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