How to Eat Like a Viking: The Tale of Bone Broth by Gina Conkle

How to Eat Like a Viking: The Tale of Bone Broth by Gina Conkle

  My Viking food journey has begun. Today’s adventure was the age old cooking process of broth making. Most of grab a few cans of broth around the holidays and don’t think twice about what it takes to make this food staple. I’ve made bone broth before, and homemade beats canned (or cartoned) broth by a mile in any taste test. The more I dig into this project, reading and writing Viking stories, immersing myself in their...

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The Time for Thanks & Enchanted Times Blog Hop is Here!!!

Ready to travel the road of books and history?   Today I’m sharing snippets from my recent newsletter…a little history, a little book news & teasers. But, most of all, I’m thankful for you. It’s been a pleasure getting to know you, Reader.  Most of you know I write Viking romance.  When New Year comes, I’ll mix it up, and add historical tidbits from that other era I write, the Georgian romance. But now,...

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How Did We Get Mead? And other Viking oddities…Part 3, Viking Beginnings

…Or Mead came from WHAT?  (click to tweet) Mead’s origins falls squarely between “ick and “odd.”  The honeyed wine began with Odin and a battle, of course.  Isn’t it ironic that the beverage that makes men wax poetic makes them bellicose as well? So, why not sit back and hear the latest tale of Odin… The Aesir gods (Odin’s faction) and the Vanir gods (dwarf faction) battled each other in yet...

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