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Colonial Farm Kitchen

Colonial Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving we eat and drink of ye best.” Dated Nov. 24, 1748 from William Haywood’s journal, Charlestown, NH   Without gushing too much, I have a lot to be thankful for this year, but on a daily basis, I’m surprised and delighted by waking up

Stuffed Mushrooms

Reader-created – Stuffed Mushrooms

Thoughts: A while back I asked followers on Facebook to take a look at the compilation of food words from the Song of Ice and Fire series, and construct their own plausible Westerosi dish. Everyone then voted on their favorites, and there were two clear

Elk Meatballs stuffed with Blue Cheese

Elk Meatballs stuffed with Blue Cheese

“Roundels of elk stuffed with ripe blue cheese were being brought out when one of Lord Rowan’s knights stabbed a Dornishman. The gold cloaks dragged them both away, one to a cell to rot and the other to get sewn up by Maester Ballabar.” –A Storm

Strawberry Lemonsweet

Strawberry Lemonsweet

Season three is proving to be much more ripe with food than any other season. Here’s another one from the HBO show: See that pitcher on the bottom right? The one with what could only be lemonsweet with strawberries in it? That’s the special at

Hot Pie's Wolf Bread

Hot Pie’s Direwolf Scones

Again, Hot Pie brings us another tasty recipe from the HBO series! In season three, he bakes and gives to Arya a small loaf of bread that looks like a direwolf: Well, sort of. But as soon as I saw this episode, I knew I

Party Planning Ebook

Many of you might wonder why all has been so quiet on the party planning front, here at The Inn. Finally, I can give you the answer, which is that I’ve been working on a Game of Thrones party planning ebook! In it, I share

sweet and spicy rub

Sweet & Spicy Wings

Thoughts: Although I still have a few dishes from the books to make and post, I occasionally like to change things up and include something new. This recipe is great because it is a familiar modern-world food, but with a slight unusual twist such that

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Gingerbread Castle-palooza!

I had this thunderbolt of an idea a few weeks ago. I am going to make a gingerbread version of Castle Black for our holiday party on the 15th. The online response to the idea was great, and one reader on FB suggested holding a

Westerosi Thanksgiving

Westerosi Thanksgiving

  Out of all the holidays in the year, I think Thanksgiving might be the best suited to a Westerosi interpretation. As I started building this list, more and more dishes sprang to mind. Thanksgiving, in many families, is characterized by cold weather, a groaning table

Westerosi All Hallows Menu

A Westerosi All Hallows

Because our lives are have been centered around Westerosi cuisine for over a year, it seems only natural that we infuse a bit of that flavor onto our holidays. And now, with the autumn harvest coming in, leaves turning to fire on the hillsides, and


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