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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Not a "Liebster" Award
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When is a "Liebster Award" not a "Liebster Award"? And what is a "Liebster Award" anyway? Go here to my latest post to find out.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--HSM#5--Fuzzy Hose
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In which I talk about slipper socks. Okay, slipper socks from the Anazazi Pueblo culture dating the 1100-1300 C.E., but they're still slipper socks, as the entry and the write-up it links to shows, made from cotton, animal hair, and yucca leaves. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table"--My Second Moretum Experiment
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In which I describe my second experiment with moretum--this time, using a hard cheese as Virgil intended. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table"--Another Moretum Experiment
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In which I talk about someone else's moretum experiment and prepare to make garlic cheese spread using a different kind of cheese. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Lending A Hand
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In which I pass along a request from an archaeologist for information about other, comparable finds of an unusual metal item from Lengberg Castle. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table"--Another Name Change
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Yes, I've changed the name of my historical food blog once again. I hope you like the change. Go here for the entry in which I explain my choice.

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New "Table Scraps" Entry--A Short History of Space Food
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Just like the title says. This one's a post about an article giving a short history of food prepared for use in space. For all you Chris Hadfield fans out there, the post features one embedded Hatfield video and a link to a second one (which also features Mythbusters Adam and Jamie). Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Early Period Links
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In which I post a bunch of links to other people's websites. Most of these involve attempts to make very detailed period replicas of clothing items, starting from sourcing the fiber on up. Go here for the link bowl.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Some Scholarship on Viking Age Weaving
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In which I link to a friend's scholarly article about some odd and interesting Viking Age household textiles. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--HSM#5--A 15th Century Cap
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May has just ended...so Cathy makes...another cap! for the Historical Sew Monthly. If you're interested, go here for the entry.

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