Author Archives: Chris-Rachael Oseland

How to Eat Like a Hobbit in 7 Steps: Breakfast

B - Furmity with pears

In honor of our last cinematic trip to Middle Earth, this week Kitchen Overlord is treating you to one recipe per day from each chapter of An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery. While there’s nothing wrong with some cold chicken and pickles for a quick bite on a busy morning, if you want to impress visiting wizards,

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That’s no moon! It’s a Death Starey-O!

Death Star Oreo Clones

This holiday season, deck the halls with the blood of fallen minions! These Death Star Oreos have a holiday-tastic filling where the red stripe on the peppermint flakes symbolizes the blood of lost Stormtroopers while the antiseptic scent evokes the cleanup crew. Death Star Oreo Clones Cookies: 2 cups granulated sugar ½ cup butter 2 large eggs ½ tsp kosher

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Thanksgiving Dressing Bread

Thanksgiving Bread

Leftovers are my favorite part of Thanksgiving. Every year, I look forward to a heaping turkey sandwich dripping with cranberry sauce. If I was really decadent, I could always flatten a couple wedges of dressing and deep fry them to use as a bun, but I have a far easier (and less artery clogging) method for ensuring my leftover sandwiches

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Is This a Magnetic Belt Buckle or Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener?

Bottle Openers Review Screencap

After my disappointment with the R2D2 Measuring Cups, R2D2 Soy Sauce Dispenser, and Lightsaber Chopsticks, I was sure the Millennium Falcon would finally be the Star Wars product of my dreams – something beautifully engineered AND fully functional. Well…it’s beautifully engineered. I promise I’m not insanely critical of all geeky kitchen gadgets. I adore the Doctor Who silicone bakeware and

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Catan-Tastic Complete Friendsgiving Recipe Plan

Wood for Sheep: The Settlers of Catan Cookbook - Thanksgiving Board

If you’re hosting your first Friendsgiving, it can be hard to figure out where to start. Whether your guests are students enjoying their first American Thanksgiving or friends who can’t make it home to their families, you can still present them with an impressive, traditional meal while also keeping it casual. I’ve simplified these recipes with the goal of helping

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