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Apple Tart, with Gandalf's "G" Rune

Apple Tart Recipe, with Gandalf’s Rune

The most iconic food moment of The Hobbit is the Unexpected Party, where Bilbo’s comfortable hobbit-hole is beset by a small horde of hungry dwarves.  Once the thirteen dwarves have arrived, they proceed with no undue haste to request what can comfortably be considered a significant portion of Bilbo’s (well-stocked) pantry. “… I hope there [...]

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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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