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How to Eat Like a Hobbit in 7 Steps: Luncheon

Hobbit Cookbook Hare Stew

Stewed Hare with Root Vegetables and Herb Dumplings Until very recently, rabbits were a common source of protein. Before refrigeration, their small size made one rabbit the perfect amount of meat for a single family’s meal with no worry about waste or spoilage. It wasn’t uncommon for country families to keep chickens and rabbits as both pets and food. Their

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How to Eat Like a Hobbit in 7 Steps: Elvenses

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Shire Seed Cake Recipe

While second breakfast was all about hearty, durable foods you could tuck in a pack and use as adventure fuel, Elevenses is full of more delicate breads, best served fresh and hot from the oven with a dab of butter and fresh country jam. Think of it as a chance to relax with an assortment of light treats, maybe interspersed

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How to Eat Like a Hobbit in 7 Steps: Second Breakfast

Hobbit Cookbook 2nd Breakfast Hand Pies

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. Second Breakfast is the perfect time for adventuring. Make these sturdy hand pies at night and they’ll hold up great when you sneak over the

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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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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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