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FOOD IN FICTION: SHIVER

Winter is about comfort food, so of course a book about the chill would have great food. Grace is the primary cook in her house, so food is mentioned quite a bit. These are the three that I thought are the most important to the plot. Cranberry Scones Grace and … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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FOOD IN FICTION: HARRY POTTER INSPIRED, #1-BUTTERBEER

Who doesn’t love a good Harry Potter recipe? These are inspired but what is arguably the most famous treat to come out of Hogsmeade: Butterbeer. Enjoy! Butterbeer Cupcakes via Amy Bites After Amy and her boyfriend went to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and had real Butterbeer, she decided … Continue reading

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FOOD IN FICTION: A GAME OF THRONES, PART 1

The series A Song of Ice and Fire is filled with feasts and party foods,and with the HBO series finally here, I though we should celebrate. Both of these recipes are from book 1, A Game of Thrones. Even when there is no special occasion, dinner at King’s Landing is … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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FOOD IN FICTION: THE HUNGER GAMES, PART 2

Part 2 of The Hunger Games: Food in Fiction is here! Today we have Orange Chicken and Carrot Soup. I choose the recipes because the passages that describe the food really drive home the difference between District 12 and The Capital: “I try to imagine assembling this meal myself back … Continue reading

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FOOD IN FICTION: THE HUNGER GAMES, PART 1

“I’d go home now if they let me. But you have to admit, the food’s prime.” Peeta, pg 83 Most of the food mentioned in The Hunger Games is eaten in The Capital; the one that comes to mind instantly is the stew that Katniss says is her favorite: “The … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FOOD IN FICTION- HARRY POTTER, MUGGLE FOOD

One of the things that can endear a book to me is descriptions of food. It provides a way to bond with the characters and their world; especially in fantasy books. Even if most of us will never do magic or save the world, we can still eat like our … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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