Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999417904
Publisher: Astrid Tuttle Winegar
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Pages: 310
Sales rank: 640,943
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Astrid Tuttle Winegar is the author of Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls. Astrid has been cooking, baking, and reading fantasy (and plenty of other literature!) for over 40 years. She has a bachelor's degree in English and Latin and a master's degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies from the University of New Mexico. She has loved C. S. Lewis since childhood, J. R. R. Tolkien since middle and high school, all Star things, both Trek and Wars, all things Whedon, and many other things besides... She lives in the enchanted city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her husband; she is also a mother and a grandmother. For more information, go to astridwinegar.com.

Table of Contents

Dedication | 3

Table of Contents | 5

Introduction | 8

A Fantasy Tale | 9

A Few Personal & Realistic Details | 9

Academics | 10

My Brief & Sketchy Biography | 11

Cooking Experience | 12

My Geography & Family | 12

Notes About Optional Green Chile Additions | 14

A Few Notes on Methodology | 16

What Drives the Cookbook | 17

Recipes | 19

Skill Levels | 20

Environmental | 21

Ingredients | 21

Why 111? | 22

Musings about Dieting & Water | 24

A Summa tion | 26

Essentia l Seasoning Mixes | 28

Chapter One — Halfling Hideaway | 36

Chapter Two — The Inn of the Doughty Hero | 62

Chapter Three — Council Catering | 90

Chapter Four — Quest Depot: Supplies for the Seemi ngly

Hopeless Enterprise | 114

Chapter Five — The Epic-Urean | 140

Chapter Six — Glitnír’s Hall | 182

Chapter Seven — Monstrous Morsels: The Hot Spot for Egregious Enemies | 206

Chapter Eight — Nympha Nemorosa | 236

A Typical Fantasy Meal | 264

Menu Suggestions | 266

Practical Matters | 270

Altitude | 271

Substitutions | 271

Measuring & Baking | 272

Salt & Butter | 273

Herbs & Spices | 273

Mushrooms | 276

Pie Crusts | 276

A Listing of Kitchen Utensils | 277

Cooking Utensils & Miscellaneous Items | 277

Small & Large Appliances | 278

Pots & Pans | 279

Baking Pans & More Miscellaneous Items | 279

Conversion Charts | 280

Dry Ingredients by Weight | 280

Liquid Ingredients by Volume | 281

Lengths & Widths | 281

Temperatures | 282

Conclusion | 284

Acknowledgments/The Fellowship of the Recipe Testers | 287

Works Cited and Sourced | 288

Index | 290

Author’s Biography | 303

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