How to Eat Like a Hobbit in 7 Steps: Afternoon Tea

It’s hard to believe something so delicious only has four ingredients. The key to this simple recipe is to embrace your inner love of butter. If you use enough natural dairy goodness, the shortbreads will practically leap off the pan instead of clinging to it like a desperate lover. Save yourself some heartbreak by being generous with the fat. Shortbread

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Hobbit Week: Hot Buttered Shire Scones

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Hot Buttered Shire Scones

Forget those crunchy triangles you find at Starbucks. The Victorian scones of Tolkien’s day were far more like southern style American biscuits. Like American biscuits, these are best served hot and buttered. Unlike their modern counterparts, they’re served at teatime, around 4 p.m., with clotted cream or home made raspberry jam. The creamy interior bears little resemblance to the brick-like

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Settlers of the Noms: Breakfast O Rama

It’s time for some more good, old fashioned food porn. I’m making steady, tasty progress on Wood for Sheep: The Unauthorized Settlers Cookbook. Behold below my biscuit bar (complete with hex shaped biscuits made from scratch), waffle bar (including bananas foster fields) and, because I live in Texas, the Breakfast Taco Bar. I know you’re all disappointed that “breakfast tacos”

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