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Welcome, Traveler!

My name is Rudee, and I'm a Las Vegas and Montana-based home cook. I’m also a huge fan of fantasy novels, TV shows, movies, and video games - and my style of cooking is heavily influenced by those things. Many of the original recipes you’ll learn to make on this site are items I imagine could be served in a medieval inn: pies of all sorts, stews, and hearty platters ready for a feast. I also create real-world versions of foods from some of my favorite fantasy universes. If you’re not a fantasy geek, don’t worry! These dishes are designed to satisfy even the most discerning modern palates.

April 25, 2022

Brown Butter Banana Bread With Chocolate Chunks

In my opinion the key to great banana bread is a massive amount of bananas. In this recipe I use a whopping 400 grams (about 4 ripe bananas). On top of adding amazing flavor the large quantity of banana has another purpose - keeping the loaf moist and flavorful for about 5 days. Using very […]


April 15, 2022

A Very Blood Orange Pound Cake With Icing

I'm a big fan of citrus, whether on its own or in baked goods - and it's always a bit of a disappointment when citrus season ends each year. The best time for many types of oranges and grapefruits ends in February or March, but I'm writing this in April - and luckily, blood oranges […]


April 11, 2022

Kielbasa With Potatoes, Shallots, And Mustard Vinaigrette

This one-pan kielbasa with potatoes, shallots, and mustard sauce requires minimal ingredients, making it perfect for busy weeknights. Juicy kielbasa roasts with shallots and potatoes until caramelized. The shallots are the best part of this dish - they’re so jammy and sweet. I've been making the sauce/dressing in this dish for several years - it's […]


April 7, 2022

Lavender Violet Simple Syrup

This lavender violet simple syrup is herbal and floral. It adds a unique flavor to anything it's added to - I like to use it in iced tea brewed with Harney and Sons Paris Tea. It's the perfect addition to any beverage or dessert.  Ingredients 1 cup granulated white sugar 1 cup filtered water 2 tablespoons dried culinary […]