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Cookbook Cover and New Site!

Greetings, folks!  Welcome to the brand new home of Dillicious Foods, your new home for the Dillicious food blog, as well as the upcoming book Medium Rare and Back Again:  Food from the World of Middle-Earth.  Here’s a sneak peek at the cookbook cover!

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Smoky Balrog Wings

Perhaps the most hotly contested debate within the Tolkien fan community is “Do Balrogs have wings?”  “Yes!”, “No!”, the people shout, but surprisingly, the schism persists.  (Okay, so, honestly, the actual discussion is a little more nuanced.  And lengthy.)  In this fierce argument, however, it is important not to lose sight of two key facts: [...]

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Sam's Pork Pie, served with roasted apples and mustard

Samwise Gamgee’s Pork Pies

These are not for the faint of heart.  By this, I mean that they’re decidedly not for people suffering from acute heart disease.  Or for vegetarians.  Pork pies are really, seriously not for vegetarians.  If you fall outside the union of those two categories, plough ahead and read on! 

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Cod Fritters with Two Aiolis

Cod Fritters with Two Aiolis

It’s time to fry something.  What’s a sunny summer afternoon without standing around indoors over a vat of boiling oil?  Wasted, I say! So let’s get on with the frying – in this case, fresh cod. To be served with two aiolis (as the title suggests).

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Lord of the Rings movie marathon menu!

As many of you know, my good friend The Tolkien Professor, whose podcast has shattered records both in this Age and in the Fourth Age (the heyday of PNN:  the Palantir News Network), hosts an annual Lord of the Rings movie marathon at the school where he is a distinguishedesque professor of English.  Last year, [...]

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Seared Sesame Tuna Bites

Seared Sesame Tuna Bites

Seared tuna is an absolute classic, kind of like Corvettes and Harleys. Except, you know, it’s made from fish. And you eat it, not drive it. But in all other respects…

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