[Sca-cooks] Live Birds in Halls was Camp Ovens
Olwen the Odd
olwentheodd at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 21 09:24:04 PDT 2007
> If I went the live bird route, I would make some kind of net
>under the pie top, so the birds don't actually fly away, I was kind of
>a lattice pie top under a solid pie lid. Messy birds inside a hall, not a
>A cautionary tale regarding live birds in the hall. I recall hearing that
>there was a political convention held in the "Cow Palace" many years back.
>The backers of "the peace" candidate released white doves in the hall. The
>birds flew up, around and then straight into some very large fans. Very
>messy... very messy indeed.
I did a large live bird pie for a hippie wedding long ago. After long
thought I ended up using a couple of my friends doves with clipped wings
(they grow back) and a few chicks which made for a fun table. The doves
"flew" out a couple of feet or yards and the chicks either just sat there or
jumped out onto the table. Very entertaining.
Olwen who also did a "critter bread" for the wedding which was also very
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