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Narnia Menu: “Caspian’s Venison Pastries”

Photo of Prince Caspian's venison pastries; Photo by Astrid Winegar

Near the end of Prince Caspian, things are looking pretty grim. Caspian has been bitten by a “wolf thing,” and a treacherous conspiracy has been unmasked. After some first aid and body disposal, Trumpkin says, “Now. Before everything else we want some breakfast.” Peter and Edmund dream of “buttered eggs and hot coffee,” while Cornelius and Caspian “were thinking of ...

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Middle-Earth Menu: Ori’s Cinnamon Sticks

You might remember that Balin was featured in my last post. Balin was a kind dwarf who became rather friendly with Bilbo Baggins. He wore a scarlet hood and played a large viol. Relatively long-lived, he knew both Thrain and Thorin; eventually he settled in Khazad-dum where he became king. Unfortunately, he was killed by Orcs there—the Fellowship sees his ...

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Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

Looking for another gift idea for the holiday season, birthday, anniversary or “Just because”? From author Astrid Winegar comes her fantasy themed cook book, Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls. “In Cooking for Halflings and Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls, Tolkien scholar Astrid Tuttle Winegar has created 111 original recipes to ...

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