[Sca-cooks] Treasures of the New World Feast

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Fri May 1 14:01:04 PDT 2009

Wow - I bet the students love your class!

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 2:44 PM, Kingstaste <kingstaste at comcast.net> wrote:

> Yesterday was "Feast Class" for my history students. (I always do one class
> each session on the foods of the time period we're studying - except for
> Pirates :p ) This quarter is Explorers, so the feast was 'Treasures of the
> New World". The menu consisted of foods from North America - Pecans; Wild
> Rice with Blueberries, Cranberries, and Pumpkin Seeds; Buffalo Stew (my
> best
> batch ever, and I ended up leaving it on the counter overnight. Unplugged
> the heating unit, but neglected to get it into the fridge - arg. The
> doggies
> were happy); and Corn Cakes with Maple Syrup; and from South America -
> Sunflower Seeds and Pumpkin Seeds; Green Chili with turkey, tomatillos,
> green pepper, green onion, yucca; 3 Sisters Salad with squash, pinto beans,
> corn and tomatoes; Peruvian Roots - roasted purple and white fingerling
> potatoes; sliced fresh Mango and Avocado, and Xocolatl - hot cocoa drink
> with hot water, cinnamon, vanilla, annatto, and sugar. I had bits of the
> Dagoba Xocolatl Dark Chocolate with Chilis and Nibs bar cut up for them to
> taste as well.
> My dinner last night was the sum total of the leftovers: about 3
> tablespoons
> of the Wild Rice, about a cup of the 3 Sister's Salad, and about 3/4 cup of
> the Green Chili. I mean, they SCARFED it up! (Especially the parents
> afterwards - LOL)
> Tonight will probably be much more pedestrian. Maybe scrambled eggs. :D
> Christianna
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