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Middle-Earth Menu: “Kili’s Marmalade Buns”

“Kili’s Marmalade Buns” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Well, you’ll recall that Kili wears a blue hood and plays the fiddle in The Hobbit…and that might be all you’ll recall about him from the book. Then there’s the film version of Kili. I remember when casting for the Peter Jackson films was first announced a few years ago and photos were ...

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Middle-Earth Menu: “Fili’s Honey Almond Bars”

Middle-Earth Menu: “Fili’s Honey Almond Bars” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Fili and Kili are the sons of Dis, the daughter of Thrain II; therefore, they are nephews to Thorin II (Oakenshield). Both Fili and Kili wear blue hoods and play fiddles. Thorin cuts a fashionable rug by wearing a “sky-blue one with a long silver tassel.” You might recall that ...

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John D. Rateliffe’s “A Brief History of the Hobbit” is Published

Tolkien Scholar John D. Rateliffe‘s “A Brief History of the Hobbit” is now available in the UK! From the publisher: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is a tale that “grew in the telling”, and many character and story threads present in the published book were completely different when Tolkien first read the story to his young sons as part of their ...

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Empire Magazine Releases 3 Covers for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Empire Magazine has revealed three of five covers for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. Choose from Elves, Dwarves or Gandalf and Bilbo. If you are a Hobbit fan, don’t miss out on these limited edition covers! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and ...

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NEW Cast Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Another poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has been released. This latest poster includes many cast members from the final Hobbit installment. What do you think of the new poster? “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having ...

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Break Bread Like A Hobbit

Break Bread Like A Hobbit by Noble Smith Are meals at your house a hasty and chaotic event? Do members of your family fight at the table? Have you ever made a meal and not been thanked for all the hard work you put into it? If so, you and your family might want to take after the Shire-folk and ...

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Hobbit Day: A Long-Expected Party

A Long-Expected Party by Joe Gilronan When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton. He walked briskly back to his hole, and stood for a moment listening with a smile. A Long-Expected Party by J.R.R. Tolkien The ...

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