House Capuchin Shield2If you want an invitation to our Winter Feast, which is going to feature recipes from 14th and 15th century France, please comment below or on our Facebook page.

Our month started with a bunch of cookery: mushroom tarts, Tallivent pork, cameline sauce, and decanting some of the sugar-preserved strawberries from last summer. We went on with mustard, pickled eggs, poulaille farcie with quenelles, cabbage with

One slice. You can see how thick the syrup is.

caraway and onion and then repeated the pork roast at the end of the month, along with some potatoes grown by us.


The various projects going on were mostly Loren and Anja’s; everything from carving bone into needles of various sorts to sundials, and from blackwork to pincushion gnomes.

…and there was an earthquake in Alaska, where a couple of our members are. They’re fine.

The potluck presentation.

Anja got to the Tri-Baronial Yule to spend some time with her Laurel and to watch a friend, Marya, be elevated to that rank.


This coming month, some of us are getting to 12th Night and our monthly potluck is the following week. The holidays are making a mess of getting projects accomplished, but we’re going to keep at it!

This month (these are standard meeting times) 

  • Njalbinden needle, finished

    Herb Bunch – At Ancient Light, Saturdays, 11am-1pm

  • Sewing Time – At Ancient Light, Saturdays, 3-5pm
  • Project Day – At Ancient Light, Sundays, Noon to 6pm
  • Cheese and Wine is an occasional meeting. Watch our Facebook group for notices!
  • Potluck is usually 3rd Sunday of the month. In garb (if you can) and bring a dish to share! Next on 1/20 (no Feb potluck), 3/17
  • Winter Feast is 2/17!


Here are the direct Portfolio links which have all the past Project Day reports and all the various projects, just whomp through pictures until what you see appeals to you, mouse-hover on the pic and then hit “view” when that shows.

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moving pen motifIn ministerio autem Somnium! – Anja Snihova’, graeca doctrina servus to House Capuchin.