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Middle-earth News Celebrates 6 Years Today!

Middle-earth News Celebrates 6 Years Today!

Who would have thought that the little blog and Twitter account I started six years ago on January 12, 2011, would grow to the community we have today?! I think I can speak for all […]

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Tolkien Birthday Toast 2017

Tolkien Birthday Toast 2017

On January 3, the Tolkien Society invites Tolkien fans throughout the world to join in the tradition of the annual Tolkien Birthday Toast, in honor of J. R. R. Tolkien’s birthday. The beloved author of […]

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Coming Soon from Oloris Publishing – Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

Coming Soon from Oloris Publishing – Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

Official Announcement from Oloris Publishing: Oloris Publishing is thrilled to announce the release of Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls by Astrid Tuttle Winegar! In Cooking for Halflings and Monsters: 111 […]

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Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

“When he [Frodo Baggins] came to himself again, for a moment he could recall nothing except a sense of total dread. Then suddenly he knew that he was imprisoned, caught hopelessly; he was in a […]

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Feast Week, Day 6: The Feast of Tom Bombadil (Night 2)

Feast Week, Day 6: The Feast of Tom Bombadil (Night 2)

Having taken both Tom Bombadil feast nights, I wanted to switch up the second meal with something that incorporated a lot of the ingredients while keeping it in a different vain from the previous meal. For […]

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Feast Week, Day 5: The Feast of Tom Bombadil

Feast Week, Day 5: The Feast of Tom Bombadil

This year I chose to do both Tom Bombadil feast nights because I liked the idea of challenging myself to make two separate amazing meals. The Bombadil feast nights are one of my favorites. It […]

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Feast Week, Day 4: Farmer Maggot’s Feast

Feast Week, Day 4: Farmer Maggot’s Feast

Welcome to day 4 of Feast Week! In The Lord of the Rings, September 25 is the day the hobbits arrive at Farmer Maggot’s. “In a short while fourteen sat down to eat. There was beer […]

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Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

The third day of Feast Week  brings us to The Feast of Gildor. The hobbits are continuing their journey to Bree and are feeling scared after their first encounter with a black rider: but then […]

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Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

Feast Week, Day 2: Sleeping Outdoors

‘ When they had walked for about three hours they rested. The night was clear, cool, and starry, but smoke-like whisps of mist were creeping up the hill-sides from the streams and deep meadows. Thin-clad […]

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Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Happy Hobbit Day! September 22, it’s a grand day and holds a lot of meaning for Tolkien fans around the world as both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share their birthday today. This also marks the […]

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