The Order of the

Wooden Spoon



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“My salad days, When I was green in judgment.”

Anthony and Cleopatra, Act I Scene 5  - (Cleopatra)


What better for Purgatorio? Make a cool, refreshing salad.




           October Crown

Apples & Cheese    

“Now, you shall see mine orchard, where, in an arbour,

            we will eat a last year’s pippin of my own graffting.”

                       Henry IV, PartII, Act V, Scene 3 - (Shallow)


  “Much like a cheese, consumes itself to tyhe very paring.”

                       All’s Well That EndsWell, Acti, Scene 1 - (Parolles)

This one’s a double header.  Make dumplings using both apples and cheese.





Order of the Wooden Spoon

History and Trivia

12th  Night


   "And I had but one penny in the world. Thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread."

         Love's Labour's Lost , Act 5, Scene 1 (Costard)


Make Molded or Shaped Gingerbread


There are numerous period recipes for gingerbread.  Use your favorite, however the gingerbread  must be molded or formed into a decorative pattern.






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