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Dining With the Doctor: Regenerated – Kickstarter Begins April 27, 2015!

Dining With the Doctor: Regenerated Intro Video Screen Shot

Get ready to make your friends tastebuds go wibbly wobbly with Dining With the Doctor: Regenerated. The revised & expanded 2nd edition includes: 60 recipes from the 1st edition 60+ brand new recipes Brand new, professional photography One recipe and commentary for every episode of series 1-8 Additional chapters for both Cocktails and Fish Fingers & Custard Index broken down

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Dinner: 7 Hobbit Meals in 7 Days (SXSW Video Challenge)

Dinner: 7 Hobbit Meals in 7 Days

We made it! Seven videos in seven days! Now who wants to celebrate with squirrel for dinner! No? What about oxtails? Maybe a nice rabbit? The late Victorian villagers who inspired Tolkien’s Shire would’ve cheerfully eaten anything they could trap. For the last video in the Hobbit Chow series, we talk about their love of foods we’d consider roadkill and

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

Hobbit - 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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Mock Koopa Troopa Soup with Power Star Cornbread

Mock Koopa Troopa Soup With Power Stars Cornbread

One of these days, Mario is going to get so fed up with Bowser’s constant kidnappings he’ll kill that crazy turtle, grind his bones to make his bread and boil his flesh to make his stew. The plumber is out of other options. It’s either go full Grimm’s Fairy Tales on Bowser or admit that just maybe Princess Peach isn’t

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Set Your Ginger Beards to Stunning!

santa beard

Behold a world of tasty potential! With one cookie, you can fulfill The Doctor’s wish to finally be a Ginger, instantly transform into the Mirror Universe version of yourself, or turn a cookie jar upside down and pretend they’re scarab beetles falling out of a Stargate. Whether you choose to use your powers for good or evil, you’ll need a

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How to Eat Like a Hobbit in Seven Steps: Dinner

Hobbit Cookbook - Boxty

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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How to Eat Like A Hobbit in 7 Steps: Supper

Hobbit Cookbook Stuffed Mushrooms

No hobbit meal is complete without a mushroom dish. These stuffed, roasted mushrooms make a great main course for nights when you’re too tired from adventuring to make a rack of lamb or roast a chicken. In middle class Victorian households, stuffed vegetables were a way to make a meal look a little fancy while also being economical. Instead of

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

Hobbit Cookbook Short Bread

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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