breaking news!

Our Barony had begun polling for Baron and Baroness.  Click here to see their Letter of Intent and SCA Resumes.

Non-member and for populace outside of our Baronial borders can find their polling  form here.

Archery and BOWW Friday Practice update.

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Rapier practice on the 1st and 3rd Sunday at Kamm Island in Mishawaka.  From 3 - 6 pm - cancelled if it rains!  See Events page for location.


It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Our Baron, Freiherr Thomas der Kreuzfahrer.  


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Sweet Water from the Crusades

2 1/2 cups water
4 cups sugar
1 cup wine vinegar

Dissolve the sugar in the water and bring to a boil.
Add wine vinegar and boil half an hour.
Remove from heat and add a handful of mint leaves, or to taste.
Let the syrup cool.

To serve, dilute the syrup with between five to ten parts of water,
depending on how strong and sweet you like it. The resulting
drink will be between a pale red and a deep burgundy in color.
The syrup can be stored without refrigeration indefinitely.

The mint syrup also adds excellent flavor to other drinks such at Iced Tea, Lemonade, and Rum 

Special Thanks to His Excellency Baron Thomas der Kreuzfahrer who Suggested this recipe!

Have a recipie you want to share?  Drop me a line and let me know.  Email arachnocrat at yahoo dot com