Alice the Cook Answers the 10 Questions

Alice the Cook is one of the premier historical demonstrators in America.  Finding Alice at a faire is as easy as following your nose.  This week she is our guest for 10 Question Tuesday. Alice the Cook’s 10 Questions:

1. What is your favorite word?

It’s not a word, but I do like “Mmmmmmmm.”  Yummy, nummy, tasty, well-seasoned and feast are among my favorite words.

2. What is your least favorite word?

Yuck, blech, ish, and any other noise made when eating something less than tasty.  These words are usually spoken when someone is rather timid when it comes to their food choices.

3. What turns you on?

The smell of a campfire, food cooking, good use of spices and a strong mead.

4. What turns you off?

Pompous and cocky attitudes (from both genders), One-upmanship, and people who put others down so that they can feel better about themselves.

5. What sound do you love?

Laughter (doesn’t matter who it comes from), crackle of food cooking or campfire wood burning, birds singing.

6. What sound do you hate?

Nails on a chalkboard, shrieking (for the sake of shrieking), loud blasts (cannon fire, fireworks, etc.)

7. What is your favorite curse word?

“God’s Teeth!”

8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

I would like to be queen for day.  I might be interesting, provided no one chopped off my head ’cause I would not like that at all!

9. What profession would you not like to do?

Dung seller, garbage/street sweeper, or any other job where my hands would get messy or stained.

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?

Alice, what took you so long?


Next faire you go to make sure that you stop by and see Alice the Cook.  Learn about cooking – Old School.

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