Cookery Rhymes: The Queen of Hearts

Just a snippet of Eric Johnson’s site, fun tales, and great recipes.
Be sure to check out his ebook, Tales From The Cook, on Amazon. I have it, read it, laughed, and then enjoyed my fairy tale kitchen.
I’m hoping volume 2 will include pirate fare from times long ago…hint hint, Eric.

Enjoy!
Stella

The Folklore Food Blog

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The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts,
All on a summer’s day;
The Knave of Hearts he stole those tarts,
And took them clean away.
The King of Hearts called for those tarts,
And beat the Knave full sore.
The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts,
All on a summer’s day;
The Knave of Hearts he stole those tarts,
And took them clean away.
The King of Hearts called for those tarts,
And beat the Knave full sore.

Cherry Tart

Crust
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
4 to 5 tablespoons cold water

Filling
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
4 cups fresh cherries
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

In a small bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add enough water until dough forms a ball. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
For filling, in a large…

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