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

Barbara Benson voxeight at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 08:04:02 PDT 2009

> Honestly, we don't care what you cook, as long as you're happy with
> it. But, coming in here and telling us you're going to invent your own
> version of period cookery by only using period ingredients in modern
> recipes is rather like going into a draft horse list, and telling the
> members you're going to use a draft horse to pull your plow by putting
> a horse face with ears on the front of your tractor.

I was thinking that the approach was more like walking into a  locals
bar in Boston and saying "Hows about those Yankees" in a loud voice.


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