Wedding Feast in a Farmyard

Over the weekend I was at the wedding of my friends James and Kendra.  The wedding was held just outside of Winnipeg in a wonderful outdoor setting, called Cloverdale Farm.  The ceremony itself was in the backyard of the house. The guests were seated on hay bales draped with cloth to keep the guests clothes …

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Common Eating – Gathering up the Crumbs

I’ve finally come to the final post in this series on common eating, although I may do one more with the pdf form of all the posts if anyone wants to have them all in one place.  Again, as has happened at other times during this series I’m not sure that I have come up …

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Mobile Hospitality – Common Eating

As I said at the beginning of this series, I’m not quite sure there is enough material here for a full 13 weeks of classes.  This topic is definitely one where I’m a little skeptical on the whole idea of there being a full classes worth of material. Mobile Hospitality This is a second post …

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Common Eating Week 10 – Food & Hospitality

Today I want to tackle food & hospitality and the role common eating plays in each of them.  I also want to be fairly specific about what I mean when I say hospitality.  When I refer to hospitality, I’m not referring so much to laying on nice dinner parties for friends or being the person …

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Common Eating – Ferial Eating

Ferial eating in the form of ham and eggs.

Early in February I wrote a whole post called Keeping the Ferial.  The focus of the post was on ferial eating, or day-to-day eating.  I have a couple of polls up on the right hand side of the blog that ask people about what their general eating habits are both when they eat at home …

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Common Eating – The Eucharist

Common Eating Eucharist

Since I last updated this post on the Eucharist, I’ve discovered that Google likes posts that are at least 1,200 words in length. As a result I’m going through a lot of my old posts to see if I can find ways to reach that baseline number. Some of them have been quite easy as …

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Common Eating – The Meal Itself.

Common Eating potatoes

This post on the meal itself for Common Eating, is probably the one that has changed the most since I wrote it. I originally thought that I wouldn’t bother with any textbook. However, I think I’m going to add a cookbook to the list. Not just any cookbook, but the More with Less cookbook. This …

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