[Sca-cooks] medieval boil-in bag meals

Guenièvre de Monmarché guenievre at erminespot.com
Thu Aug 16 10:33:53 PDT 2007

Most sealers have a no-suction or even partial-suction option for sealing -
I learned the same lesson on pies, but still like the *seal* of putting pies
in the sealer bags anyway. But then I have notoriously bad luck on zipper


> -----Original Message-----
> From: sca-cooks-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org [mailto:sca-cooks-
> bounces at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Susan Fox
> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 12:41 PM
> To: Cooks within the SCA
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] medieval boil-in bag meals
> Michael Gunter wrote:
> >> what recipes DON'T work with boiling bags? :). Any sort of stew
> thing
> >> works.
> >> Herbolades work. Sauces work. Braised greens. Benes. Frumenty.
> Funges.
> >> Basically any dish that you would have boiled, or simmered into a
> glop, so
> >> pre
> What completely failed in seal-bags was hand-held pies.  I tried to bag
> up Cornish pasties for war once and the vacuum-suck process broke up
> the
> crusts severely.  Next time, I go with conventional zipper bags and
> store them on crushed ice, gently.
> Selene
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