[Sca-cooks] Substitute for Potatoes?

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Mon Aug 24 13:47:31 PDT 2009

On Aug 24, 2009, at 3:37 PM, Saint Phlip wrote:

> You're thinking yourself into a box, again, Judith. The reason that  
> Medieval people didn't need books to cook from is because they had  
> traditions handed down to them from the cooks who taught them.

After all the discussion of "something isn't traditional just because  
your grandmother taught it to you," this statement needs a wee bit  
more detail to make it really, strictly correct.

> It's the smith who makes the tools, not the tools which make the  
> smith.

Ironic sig: I haz it.

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