Steampunk Eggnog for Degenerate Time Travelers

Grab your nerf gun and goggles, kids, because we’ve got a vintage version of your favorite excuse for December Day Drinking – Eggnog! The Victorians may have enjoyed ether sniffing parties, making wreaths from dead people’s hair, and grinding up Egyptian mummies to use in makeup, but even they found limited entertainment value in a roaring case of salmonella. Sugar

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Make Your Hobbit Hole Smell Like Christmas with Small Adventure Sized Mincemeat Pies

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Small Adventure Mincemeat Pies

If you enjoy the hundreds of free recipes here at Kitchen Overlord, help me keep the lights on by picking up a cookbook or two. As a historian who grew up reading Tolkien, An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery is one of my favorites.  (You know you’re a hardcore nerd when you’re super excited about using international

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Kitchen Overlord has a heart on for you this V-Day, so we made it from Red Velvet and stuffed it with Nutella

Greetings, Minions! Valentine’s Day is coming, so by law, I am required to give you something heart shaped or else the goons at Hallmark will use my dough hook to gouge out my kneecaps. Since the internet loves Nutella almost as much as it does bacon, I’ve conjured a recipe for Nutella (or cinnamon) stuffed heart shaped rolls. If you’re

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Hobbit Week: Easy Shire Porter Cake

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Portable Elevenses

Don’t be intimidated by the list of ingredients. This isn’t fancy Elven baking chemistry. Like most Shire foods, this is good, solid stuff that can handle a lot of improvisation depending on what you happen to have in your pantry. All you really need is some butter, sugar, flour, eggs, a cup of whatever fruits you like best, a couple

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Hobbit Week: Small Adventure Sized Mincemeat Pies

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Small Adventure Mincemeat Pies

These pies are a great snack for small adventures taken just outside the borders of the Shire. A hunk of bread, a little cheese, and 2-3 of these make a perfectly portable elevenses, just the right size to tide you over until a civilized lunch back in the comfort of your Hobbit Hole. In the middle ages, mincemeat pies included

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Week 1 – Geeky Stocking Stuffers Facebook Contest

Kitchen Overlord Stocking Stuffer Contest - Gaming

Kitchen Overlord’s first Geektastic Stocking Stuffer contest is still ongoing. There are only a handful of entries so far, so your odds are good. This one runs through midnight Wednesday, December 4th. I’ll announce the winner plus a whole new contest on Thursday morning. Just like loving you, winning is easy. For the next three Thursdays, I’m throwing you all

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Contest: Kitchen Overlord Stuffs Your Geeky Stocking

Kitchen Overlord Stocking Stuffer Contest - TV and Movies

I see you when you’re sleeping. I know when you’re awake. No, I’m not the world’s most beloved red clad stalker. I just tapped into the NSA’s database. You’ve all been very naughty. I know you have stockings to fill. Luckily, I have things to give away. For the next three Thursdays, I’m throwing you all in the Thunderdome of

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Holiday Shop: Limited Edition Signed Books and Posters

Kitchen Overlord Whovian Poster Package

This year I have a very limited number of signed books and never before seen signed posters to sell. How limited, you ask? Exactly 100. If you want to claim one of these limited edition holiday goodies, I’m offering the following packages: $49.95 Signed Copy of Dining With the Doctor + 3 Illustrated Whovian Posters $29.95 Signed Copy of all

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