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Re: [AandS50ChallengeCommunity] New set of challenges, sort of, maybe

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  • Andrea AskenDunn
    buttons? those hole-pokey things for making button holes? Also the big flat needles for pulling lacing through holes. ( I know both of those have real names,
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      buttons? those hole-pokey things for making button holes? Also the big flat
      needles for pulling lacing through holes. ( I know both of those have real
      names, but I can't think of them).
      Asther de Perpinya

      On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 1:03 PM, Ted <alban@...> wrote:

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      >
      > A friend (a long-ago member of the local shire) and I are getting up
      > enough energy to think about making charcuterie and salume and terrines and
      > such. ("Huh?" Fancy-shmancy terms for meat things that aren't roasts or
      > steaks, aka smoked, cured, dry-cured, chopped, sliced, diced, ground,
      > herbed, salted, and spiced-for-long-term-storage of meat - prosciutto,
      > coppa, motdadella, salami, sausages, blood sausages, etc., etc., etc.)
      >
      > We've got a few cookbooks concerning all that, but they're all modern
      > cookboooks, and what quote traditional unquote recipes they contain are of
      > the "well, my grandfather learned this from his mother's aunt, who swears
      > it goes back generations" type. Rumors rather than actual dates, in other
      > words.
      >
      > I'm wondering, therefore, if anyone here might have a good reference or
      > two to _period_ sausage recipes. French, German, Italian, English,
      > Scottish, Hungarian, whatever. And not only recipes, but also which cuts of
      > which animals, if such information exists.
      >
      > ....and while I'm on it, is there an article or two out there somewhere
      > about what uses bones could be put to? Not ivory, just bones, and not for
      > stock-making but for decorative and/or useful objects. I vaguely remember
      > dice and combs; are there any others?
      >
      > (Well, okay, maybe ivory, if teeth from a cow's or a sheep's jaw could be
      > considered "ivory". Surely they must have been used for _something_, right?)
      >
      > Alban, wondering how soon a half-cow could disappear into edibles
      >
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      >


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