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New Entry from "Table Scraps"--Diet of the Month?
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In which I ruminate, briefly, about the fact that the (purported) Viking diet is beginning to be touted as the latest healthy food trend. Yep, Viking. Go here for the entry, and if you pick up the issue of Vogue I was talking about and actually read the article, please let me know in the comments!

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": The Find of the Century
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In which I discuss an unusual grave find--that of a completely dressed, ordinary woman of third century Denmark. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": More on the Lengberg Bras
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In which I provide some interesting information from a scholarly article penned by the woman who's been researching the bra-like garments found in Lengberg Castle in Germany. If you read my costume blog regularly, your reaction to this post may be "oh God, not again." If you are curious, though, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Table Scraps"--Oldest Written Recipe!
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I'd tell you what this entry is about, but that would ruin it; it would be like telling someone who hadn't seen Citizen Kane that Rosebud is a sled. Just go here, and follow the link to the picture.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": A disappointment!
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In which I summarize an article from NESAT XI about a 6th-7th century CE Irish grave find. Why is this a disappointment? Because the body was "discovered" by a peat-cutting machine. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": So close!
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In which I talk about the Oseberg "silk" that got away. That's as clever as I'm able to get tonight--sorry! Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from Table Scraps: Deviled Eggs
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In which I ruminate briefly about trying a new recipe for one of my favorite foods, and dig up a few scraps of history about it. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": The Battle Plan, Post Contact
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In which I update my readers on my planned costume based on M.A. Foster's book, The Day of the Klesh. Sadly, the news amounts to "I've screwed up. Let's see what I can do to reimagine and replan the costume. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": False Colors
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In which I meditate upon how science may affect what archaeologists can tell us about historical costume. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads": Visiting a Magyar Jurta
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In which I direct my readers' attention to another blog that discusses the costume of the early Magyars. Go here for the entry.

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