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Vintage Brown Oatbread recipe

Brown Oatbread

“Maester Luwin sent Poxy Tym down to the kitchens, and they dined in the solar on cheese, capons, and brown oatbread. While tearing apart a bird with fat fingers, Lord Wyman made polite inquiry after Lady Hornwood, who was a cousin of his.” -A Game

healthy apple salad with chevre and pine nuts | Inn at the Crossroads

Greens Dressed with Apples and Pine Nuts

“Cersei set a tasty table, that could not be denied. They started with a creamy chestnut soup, crusty hot bread, and greens dressed with apples and pine nuts.” -A Clash of Kings Greens w/Apples & Pine Nuts Thoughts: Wonderful. I had been putting off many



“Four master pyromancers conjured up beasts of living flame to tear at each other with fiery claws whilst the serving men ladled out bowls of blandissory, a mixture of beef broth and boiled wine sweetened with honey and dotted with blanched almonds and chunks of

Spent Grain Bread

Bread with Spent Grains

Spent Grain Bread Thoughts: I played around a bit and came up with this great, simple recipe for bread with spent grain. As with most recipes, it’s a starting point. Feel free to innovate and add other seeds, grains, flours, oats, sugars, etc. to make

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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

Metheglin Featured, photo by Rachael Cerrotti

Metheglin Mead

Metheglin Mead Thoughts: I started my batch in April, bottled in May, and tried it at the end of August, about 5 months later. At this point, it’s ever so slightly fizzy when first cracked open, and a beautiful light golden color. It smells like

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

Wildling Cider featured

Wildling Cider

“Before Mance, Varamyr Sixskins had been a lord of sorts. He lived alone in a hall of moss and mud and hewn logs that had once been Haggon’s, attended by his beasts. A dozen villages did him homage in bread and salt and cider, offering

Breakfast in Braavos, fried sardines, from Game of Thrones

Breakfast in Braavos

“She broke her fast on sardines, fried crisp in pepper oil and served so hot they burned her fingers. She mopped up the leftover oil with a chunk of bread torn off the end of Umma’s morning loaf and washed it all down with a

Olive Loaf

Umma’s Olive Bread

  Olive Loaf Thoughts: This is another easy bread recipe, and in fact, perhaps the easiest yet on the blog, as it takes no kneading.  That’s right, no kneading. The resulting olive bread is very soft and airy, and the density of the olives is such


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