Hobbit Week – 8 Tolkien Inspired Coloring Books and Free Adult Coloring Pages

Over on Facebook, my most popular posts for the last couple weeks have been links to nerdy grown-up coloring books. Next week, I’m rounding up everything from Doctor Who to Game of Thrones to H.P. Lovecraft for your meditative coloring pleasure, but since this is International Hobbit Week, I’ve rounded up as many Hobbit and Tolkien inspired adult coloring books

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Happy Hobbit Week!

September 22 happens to be both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins birthdays! In honor of Hobbit Day, Kitchen Overlord is kicking off this week with recipes for a Hobbit’s seven daily meals from  An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery, available for $24.95 at Amazon.com. Come back all week for even MORE recipes, gorgeous cakes honoring Tolkien’s books, links

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Double my money! Hobbit Cookbook author offers $600 matching grant for One Last Party

As the author of the new Hobbit cookbook, I’m happy to support fellow epic level fan endeavors. The good folks at The One Ring have created an online community for Tolkien lovers for the last sixteen years, all run by fans, for fans. In celebration of the last Hobbit movie, they’re throwing One Last Party. Imagine a glamorous LA Oscar

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How to Eat Like a Hobbit in Seven Steps: Dinner

It’s no surprise potatoes are one of the only three new world crops Tolkien couldn’t bear to ban from the Shire. (He also let them keep coffee and tobacco.) Sure, parsnips and turnips were more nutritious English root vegetables, but nothing can replace the cheap versatility of the simple potato. Boxty was a thick, family sized potato cake cooked in

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Geek Cake Friday: NeverEnding Story

In honor of Minion Lil Jinni’s week of NeverEnding Story inspired recipes, your Kitchen Overlord presents the best (and drunkest) edible tributes to your most depressing beloved childhood movie. It starts strong with this epically gorgeous wedding cake by Art Cake in St. Petersburg, Russia. You could say this proves geek culture is truly international, but I say it’s proof

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Nanny Ogg’s Scumble

Nanny Ogg's Scumble from Terry Pratchett's Discworld

Summer time is here. As a geek, that means copious consumption of two things – books and alcohol. Our own Silvia Sellerio went on a quest to efficiently combine the two by recreating Nanny Ogg’s Scumble from Terry Pratchett’s epic Discworld series. While I can’t vouch that it’ll dissolve a nail, I can say it’s deceptively strong and does indeed

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True Blood Last Sips: Franklin Mott

We pay our last respects to True Blood’s final season with a week of drinks almost as delicious as Sookie’s Fairy Blood. Get ready for a tasty trip back in time as we explore drinks your favorite vampires would’ve quaffed before they were turned. Franklin Mott (deceased 1954) THE MAN Even other vampires agreed Franklin Mott was a couple bottles

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CARBS AGAINST HUMANITY

Kitchen Overlord Illustrated Geek Cookbook Kickstarter Button

The Kitchen Overlord Illustrated Geek Cookbook Kickstarter reached its minimum funding goal in just five days! It’s time for a newer goal. A shinier goal. A bigger, blacker goal. That’s right. When we reach $4000, we’re giving the world Carbs Against Humanity – a totally free Cards Against Humanity expansion with 200+ geeky, food-centric, Carbs Against Humanity cards! Here’s a

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