“Policing” the Medieval Village

After sharing a New Year’s Eve kiss, my husband and I opened our front door and listened to the sounds of drunken revelers shooting their guns into the air…only in America. Every year I wonder what happens to all those bullets. Is some poor sap walking down the street getting pelted in the head with […]

Caudell: Medieval Egg nog

I love egg nog…a lot. Come December, I turn into an egg nog junkie. I lurk in dark alleys with a bottle of Hartzlers (the good stuff) wrapped in a brown paper bag, yelling at passersby, “I’ll tell you when I’ve had enough.” And this is without adding rum… I like to think the main […]

Gingerbread Medieval Style

Christmas is right around the corner, and we all know what that means–cookie time! So for today’s post, I decided to try out a recipe for medieval gingerbread. I found this recipe on the Gode Cookery website. The interesting thing about this recipe is that it doesn’t actually call for ginger. The website’s author notes that […]