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January redaction pies.

Basic Meat Pie

January Redaction Challenge The new year brought a new redaction challenge, with far less guidance from previous versions: the basic medieval meat pie. Starting with a general background (download the challenge here), participants created their own versions. As a result, we had dishes with goat, beef, chicken, and venison grace the sampling table. We offered … Continue reading Basic Meat Pie

Feast table in December.

An Anonymous Tuscan Cookery Book 

December Redaction Challenge We combined December’s Myrkfaelinn holiday potluck with a redaction challenge. Our task: choose a recipe from An Anonymous Tuscan Cookery Book, redact it, and share the results. Here are recipes for some of the dishes brought to the December Challenge, in their own words. Tuscan ‘Compost’ (recipes 62 and 63) Simon St. … Continue reading An Anonymous Tuscan Cookery Book 

Kingdom A&S Champions and Other Recognition

Hrólfr á Fjárfelli was chosen as Kingdom Arts & Sciences co-champion for his weaving and stand-up Viking-Age loom. Cornelia of Harford became Youth Champion for her inkle-woven shoulder strap and rabbit-skin pouch. Robert of Ferness was made a Companion of the Sycamore for shoe making. Maedbh ni Clerigh was inducted into the Order of the Keystone for her service in a … Continue reading Kingdom A&S Champions and Other Recognition

Gytha and Matteo Recognized

Gytha Oggsdottir was inducted into the Order of the Cornelian for her outreach and welcoming hospitality for newcomers and her kindness to new and old members of the Society. Matteo Pesci was inducted into the Order of the Millrind for his work as the backbone of Myrkfaelinn as seneschal, exchequer, autocrat, and marshal.