There are dozens of different techniques for making classic rural English pork pies. They range from an involved, two-day long process rife with opportunities to injure yourself with hot, liquid fat to this fairly simple hand pie recipe for people who want to make up three batches of different pies […]
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. […]
I have an entirely irrational love of David Lynch’s 1984 science fiction epic, Dune. (This is almost unrelated to my entirely rational and well thought out love of Frank Herbert’s Dune books. These two things should never be confused.) Maybe I saw it at just the right age to find Sting, […]
Decorate your holiday table with a seasonal pie as adorable as Barry Allen himself!
After John Scalzi sent hordes of Fremen to my sietch with his wormsign, the people rose up with one voice, demanding one answer. What’s in the sandworm pie posed alongside your spice stuffed sandworm bread?
Doctor Who’s Season Premier is mere days away, which can only mean one thing. While mainstream America is frothing over football, we’re all soaked up to our elbows in blue food coloring getting ready for watch parties! If you’re afraid of the hot box in your kitchen yet your party host […]