[Sca-cooks] Contests was Definition of "Period Cooking" was Re: Substitute for Potatoes?

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Tue Aug 25 05:49:27 PDT 2009

On Aug 25, 2009, at 7:43 AM, Elaine Koogler wrote:

> I guess then that this brings up the question, "Why are you in the  
> SCA?"
> Everything we do is based on what folks did in the Middle Ages and
> Renaissance...we're constantly looking over our distant ancestors'
> shoulders...cookne ing, C & I, costuming, dance, fighting, armoring,  
> etc.
> For you, I guess we're just a social club or something similar.   
> Most of us
> are here to learn about what happened during this period...and, no  
> matter
> what art or science we pursue, we do it best by studying period work,
> whether it's a painting, sculpture, recipe, inventory list or  
> whatever.
> Kiri
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 7:53 AM, Judith Epstein <judith at ipstenu.org>  
> wrote:
>> Yes, I know all of this. When entering into a contest, I intend to
>> document. When COOKING (rather than just sous-cheffing for someone  
>> who died
>> 500 years ago) for MY ENCAMPMENT... Never mind, I've said it a  
>> dozen times
>> before now.

No, I've answered this question/concern before, too. It doesn't bring  
up anything new. LET'S MOVE ON and get off the BRAND NEW PERSON'S  
back, okay, folks?

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