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5235Re: Mock Dormice and other experiments

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  • Phoenix
    Jul 3 6:41 PM
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      They are fowl dormice, not vegan, by Jove!


      --- In Apicius@yahoogroups.com, Christopher Robinson <chrisrobinson@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Vegan dormice! The ghost of Petronius is
      > howling at the thought.
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: "asseri@..." asseri@...
      > To: Apicius@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Monday, July 2, 2012 6:20 PM
      > Subject: [Apicius] Mock Dormice and other experiments
      >
      >
      >
      > Hello everyone,
      >
      > I have a recipes test tomorrow and I thought I would look for some
      impute
      > on what I am doing. Later this month I am cooking a dinner for 15 to
      30
      > people as a birthday gift to myself. I have an idea to make mock
      stuffed
      > dormice using de-boned chicken thighs. A simple ground pork stuffing
      with pine
      > nuts and ground pepper. Using cooks twine to bind it and maybe steam
      > vegetable strips for tails. BUT wait there is more!
      >
      > I need to make a Mortum (cheese spread) for this event and another.
      The
      > larger gather is an SCA Equestrian event that might explode to a very
      large
      > attendance so I need to extend expensive cheeses with lesser ones like
      > ricotta and such. For that one I am running a tavern/food booth
      (more like an 8
      > by 8 shed)
      > It will be a huge challenge. There is a part of me that does not want
      to
      > make walking taco's and hot dog's. BUT I will most likely bend on that
      issue
      > as I make the menu and the budget too. ( between $ 250-300 )
      >
      > I will make olive spread/chopped herbed olives as well just to see how
      > well it does. And test "Cheese sauce for lettuce."
      >
      > This being said I keep getting bogged down. I realized I offered to
      cook
      > for 3 activities over the course of 60 days and one of them is 2nd
      week of
      > Pennsic War only one or two meals for 11 . Mostly I need fresh
      > perspectives and ideas. I chose Roman theme because its hot and its
      summer and it
      > just seems a good time to explore.
      >
      > Janet in Indiana .
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