[Sca-cooks] I posed these questions to my kingdom....

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Mon Dec 7 16:55:44 PST 2009

>David Friedman wrote:
>>>2.  What don't you like to see served at a feast?
>>Strikingly out of period things, such as chocolate or iced tea. 
>>Things that are sufficiently late period to link much more strongly 
>>to modern cooking than to period cooking, such as turkey or 
>>potatoes, unless the cook has actually researched and produced a 
>>period recipe for them. Beets--because they are icky.
>A couple of people have mentioned beets, but there are at least a 
>few period recipes that are really quite good.

There are lots of period recipes that are quite good.

One of the reasons they are quite good is that they don't have beets in them.

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