ANST-Announce - Stargate Baronial Championship and Investiture
tok at flash.net
Thu Aug 24 11:58:04 PDT 2000
Lord Vaclav Namatko here, Cook for the Stargate Baronial Championship and
Investiture. Upon re-reading my last announcement, it became apparent I
had left out a bit of information.
The event will be held on September 8-10 at the Livingston Third Mondays
Trade Days site in Livingston, Texas. Take your best route to Livingston.
The site is part of a mile north of Highway 190 on US 59, across from the
Texas Pepper Restaurant. Site fee is $8 for adults, $4 for children 3-12,
free for under 3, Feast is $6, children's feast is free.
Follow this link to see the announcement in full splendor:
The Event Steward is Lady Isabeau Quiquandon who can be contacted at
713-668-5984 or isabeauq at ev1.net
STARGATE BARONIAL MENU
Stargate is proud to present this year, in honor of the Crown, the new and
recently past Baron and Baroness, and the new baronial champion, a fine
early period Greek feast prepared in the period style, over an open hearth.
Return to your culinary roots and feast the night away as mounds of food are
offered for you to browse and devour. The feast will take place during a
break in court, a welcome repast that will delight your senses and inspire
Some of the offerings planned for this auspicious event include:
Fresh greens, feta, and vegetables with Sauce
Wine marinated Olive Relish
Lentils with leeks and mustard
Open-hearth slow roasted Beef and Bird with Honey Wine sauce
Fresh chilled Fruit
Honey Nut cake
The menu is based upon the writings of Athenaeus, Cato, Apicius,
Archestratus, Homer, and Hesychius. Slight modifications and some artistic
license have been taken to assure that everything tastes great. I've
tried everything and can promise a very luscious feast.
An alternative will be available for the younger descendants at no charge.
A noonday meal of hearty soup, grilled sausages, bread, and fruit may be
purchased separately at the kitchen door. Proceeds to help finance the
Feast is limited to 175 nobles. Please reserve early. Contact Vaclav at
tedk at ieee.org or 713-686-9883. Contact Vaclav if you have special
Notice! Cooks, cook's assistants, clerks, stewards, servers, kitchen-boys,
kitchen-maids, turnspits, and scullery help are desired for the Good Barons'
kitchen staff. If you can help at either one of the two cooking days or at
the event, please contact Vaclav. I would like to add several delicacies
to the menu if time and help permit. Cooking days will be the Saturday
before and the Thursday evening before the event. Much help will be
needed on the day of the event, where most of the preparation will take
place to insure freshness. Lectures in period cooking methods, available
foods, and the intricacies of life will be provided at no additional charge.
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