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Dies Irae
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I rabbit-holed into this series of videos combining history and cooking. Since many members have an abiding interest in both, I thought I'd post a couple. There's simple instructions on preparation, if one was inclined.



 
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I literally just finished watching that first video on a random whim, popped back on the forum to browse and you posted this thread, lol.
 
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I'm a fan of the channel. I've seen several of his episodes. While I don't have a particular interest in trying any of the recipes he demonstrates, I've found it very educational about life back then.



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Howdy!
My other half loves his channel and has done a number of 18th century several course meals from the channel for us and our friends; all very well received and so very tasty!!
 
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I love fried chicken, and this sounds definitely different from what I'm used to. I think I might need to try this one. 1736 recipe from a cookbook with a Latin name with a few ingredients I've never heard of? Yeah, I'm game.
 
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Did anybody see the episode where he addressed the political commentary from a previous show? It was in an episode where a dessert called "orange fool" was prepared. I think you see where this leads.
 
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From the Great War Channel on YT, only 100 years ago....

https://youtu.be/8ntLR2kEMc0


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I may have to try that chicken this weekend. Looks good.


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Alright, I made this fried chicken tonight, and I have to say...it was really good!

First few pieces I made as is, except that I used a chardonnay rather than a rhenish (my little grocery store has a limited selection of wines). The combination of the wine and lemon gave it a great tangy character. Really good, but I thought, "could be better".

So, taking a cue from Chef John, I added some cayenne to the batter for the second batch and that took it up a notch or two. Gave it a little zing along with the tang.

I'll be making this again. I liked it a lot. Might try it with buttermilk instead of wine, but that might add a little too much tang.


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Originally posted by Gustofer:
Alright, I made this fried chicken tonight, and I have to say...it was really good!

First few pieces I made as is, except that I used a chardonnay rather than a rhenish (my little grocery store has a limited selection of wines). The combination of the wine and lemon gave it a great tangy character. Really good, but I thought, "could be better".

So, taking a cue from Chef John, I added some cayenne to the batter for the second batch and that took it up a notch or two. Gave it a little zing along with the tang.

I'll be making this again. I liked it a lot. Might try it with buttermilk instead of wine, but that might add a little too much tang.



wife and I may try this next week,
the renish is juice from unripe grapes,,, may try some green grapes crushed,,



re the buttermilk,

my grandparents and mother have used it in the past, soaked overnight,

they were using yard birds, as in literally going out to the yard and catching a rooster or hen that had stopped laying,

delicious



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A super thanks for posting this. Not only are the videos awesome, I now have a place to buy a real tricorn hat and maybe a period coat.
 
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A super thanks for posting this. Not only are the videos awesome, I now have a place to buy a real tricorn hat and maybe a period coat.

Yes, they have a pretty neat store on the website. I bought flint, a steel striker, and a tobacco box to store it in with some char cloth a couple of years ago from them. It's a great little kit for my get home bag.


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