[CAM] A Query.....

snowpiper at charter.net snowpiper at charter.net
Tue Mar 13 18:35:08 CDT 2007


Wow, Alice, would that ever be cool!

Dughall
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Price & Alice-Barb & Bob Kearns" <p-a at execpc.com>
To: <cam at minstrel.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....


>I have the spanikopita recipe in my collection.
> Alice
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mary Waller" <mwaller at execpc.com>
> To: "Jeanette Gugler" <jgugler at mindspring.com>; <cam at minstrel.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 7:07 AM
> Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....
>
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>>I remember one year making about 14 million spanicopitas under supervision 
>>of Baroness Anne.  Wonderful and delicious.
>>
>> Theodora, I think it would be lovely to share those recipes -- a Baronial 
>> cookbook of our own historic foods, so to speak.  Would anybody else be 
>> interested in such a booklet?  I'd be willing to put it together, or get 
>> together a committee to do so.  Might be something that could be sold at 
>> Boar's Head by one of our merchants, and serve to raise some money for 
>> the Barony, and also would make a nice gift for visiting dignitaries.
>>
>> Gwynedd
>>
>> Jeanette Gugler wrote:
>>
>>>I thought there was one year with no Kingdom Boars' Head - but as I've 
>>>slept since then (many times) I could be mistaken.
>>>
>>>I remember once there being a lot of head scratching to find an 
>>>acceptable way of having and presenting our traditional Head when the 
>>>reigning Queen was vegetarian.
>>>
>>>And the fun of creating the many wines served when it was acceptable to 
>>>serve alcohol to the adults - though that tradition was ended long before 
>>>Kingdom and Corporate ruled it unacceptable to serve alcohol - we had 
>>>similar reasons plus the difficulty in finding locations that would allow 
>>>it.
>>>
>>>It's been a number of years since I've been able to attend - I seem to 
>>>just miss each year due to limits on my vacation when I come up for 
>>>family.
>>>
>>>So when was the most recent feast where the menu was traditional English? 
>>>maybe with fumenty and cider (soft) and meat pies?   [Yum.  Baroness 
>>>Anne's breads.  I think I may have some of the old recipes tucked away.]
>>>
>>>Theodora von Schmetterlingswald
>>>old timer.
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>
>>>>From: snowpiper at charter.net
>>>>Sent: Mar 12, 2007 7:47 PM
>>>>To: cam at minstrel.com
>>>>Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....
>>>>
>>>>If we don't have our history, we have nothing! Anyone with any 
>>>>knowledge, should reply.
>>>>
>>>>Dughall
>>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>From: <masanger at kwm.sca.org>
>>>>To: <cam at minstrel.com>
>>>>Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 11:30 AM
>>>>Subject: Re: [CAM] A Query.....
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>I know Arnbjorn has a copy of the barony's history, and there's one in 
>>>>>the
>>>>>Herald's files (I had asked him for a copy of it.)
>>>>>Lady Fey had enhanced a history of CAM written by someone else (the 
>>>>>name
>>>>>escapes me, and Albrecht has the herald's copy now.)
>>>>>It's in a booklet form.
>>>>>I don't know if it was copywritten or sold without it in my hands.
>>>>>I believe Lady Fey's enhanced history is the best history of CAM 
>>>>>available
>>>>>at this point.
>>>>>I know Lady Fey could be asked for permission to post it, but I don't
>>>>>know about the other person, whether he's still playing anywhere, or is
>>>>>still around Milwaukee.
>>>>>
>>>>>I would like to see it posted as well, if possible.
>>>>>It's helpful for newcomers, and "imports" like myself to know the 
>>>>>history
>>>>>of their local group.
>>>>>
>>>>>Rose Marian, the "Chat"
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Oh my!!!  Who knew this would turn out to be such an interesting
>>>>>>trivia query for some!!! <G>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Thank you, Dughall for the history lesson about this event and the
>>>>>>information, and to His Grace Corin and others as well!  I remember
>>>>>>being told bits and pieces about Mama Cat's culinary magic with the
>>>>>>boar's head and the elaborate process that it entailed.  I would have
>>>>>>loved to have been here way back in the day, to see such a sight! Its
>>>>>>such a shame that this particular tradition is but a memory
>>>>>>now.... but certainly a fond one!!!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>There is so much about the Barony that alot of us new people dont
>>>>>>know....the little things that define us and make us stand out from
>>>>>>the rest.  It would be a really wonderful thing if our rich history
>>>>>>was available to all...... perhaps somewhere on the website,
>>>>>>perhaps.  I know for me, learning about the history of "my home" helps
>>>>>>to provide a bond, and gives me a deeper sense of belonging,   which I
>>>>>>think all newcomers hope for.  Just a thought. :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Smiles,
>>>>>>Enika
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>On Mar 12, 2007, at 7:23 AM, snowpiper at charter.net wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Enika,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>You are testing an old man's memory, but I believe the first Boar's
>>>>>>>Head was held in 1978 (AS XII?). I think there has at least been a
>>>>>>>feast called Boar's Head ever since.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>In the beginning, we actually had a Boar's Head. Momma Cat of
>>>>>>>blessed memory had a butcher that got her 2--in those days we did a
>>>>>>>Boar's Head for St. James Church for our rent, and the Kingdom one.
>>>>>>>She would clean the thing and soak it to remove the skin, then put
>>>>>>>the cleaned skin back on and stuffed the head with a mixture of 
>>>>>>>pork
>>>>>>>and beef. She always wanted someone to learn the technique,   but no
>>>>>>>one ever did because it was so labor intensive.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>It was quite a sight! we brought the Boar's Head in on a board,
>>>>>>>borne by 4 bearers and the Caer Anterth Choir singing the Boar's
>>>>>>>Head Carol. Fond memories.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Dughall
>>>>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Enika" <enika at wi.rr.com>
>>>>>>>To: "CAM List" <cam at minstrel.com>
>>>>>>>Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 12:09 AM
>>>>>>>Subject: [CAM] A Query.....
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Hmmm....... I was just wondering if anyone could tell me, in what
>>>>>>>>year was the first Boar's Head event??  And has there been a
>>>>>>>>Boar's  Head event every year since?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Enika the Curious  ;)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>Theodora von Schmetterlingswald
>>>[Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia]
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