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Last year was a great year for These New Old Traditions, with all sorts of interesting pieces coming down the wire. Here’s a list of the top ten most read pieces:

10. PLAYING NORDIC: The fine line between honoring one’s own heritage and creepy white pride cultishness…, by Onalistus Reveler
“Conservatives befriending pagan traditions (often specifically Heathenism, also known as Germanic Paganism) hover so close to the ideas of the men’s movement, and to supposedly ‘post-racial” concepts of racial solidarity, you just wish sometimes they’d take off their Norse helmet and be like, Look. We take pride in being white. We relish in dated concepts of ‘maleness.’ And, we believe ethnic purity is a real thing that should be preserved. Instead, so many PagaCons try and hide their racism beneath the leaves on their Odin altar, burying their bigotry in notions of ‘roots’ and ‘heritage.'”

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Join Onalistus Reveler, Daisy Jane Danger, Ernistine Cabins, and Briar Reveler for this New Old Event where we will learn how to make kombucha and kimchi, discuss the history of these two mysterious edibles, and learn about some of the benefits of putting them in your belly. Below are the details:

“Kombucha and Kimchi Talk and Giveaway”

Saturday May 29, Brooklyn, NY
Sponsored by These New Old Traditions.
$5 suggested donation.
First ten people through the door get free kombucha mother.
Bring proper containers (jars) for kombucha mothers &/or some kimchi.
Please RSVP if you’d like to attend.

WHERE: The Good House Brooklyn, 599 E. 7th St., Apt. 6F, Brooklyn, NY, 11218

WHEN: Saturday, May 29, 2010

WHAT TIME: 1:00pm — 3:00pm

HOW MUCH: Suggested $5.00 donation

If you’re on The Facebook please check out the event there and RSVP. If you’ve taken a stand against such mind-numbing social networking mediums, then A.) well done, and B.) email us to RSVP.

newoldtraditions [at] gmail [dot] com

Note: You must RSVP in order to come.

So please do, ’cause we’d love to have you!

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Join Onalistus Reveler, Daisy Jane Danger, Ernistine Cabins, and Briar Reveler for this New Old Event where we will learn how to make kombucha and kimchi, discuss the history of these two mysterious edibles, and learn about some of the benefits of putting them in your belly. Below are the details:

“Kombucha and Kimchi Talk and Giveaway”

Saturday May 29, Brooklyn, NY
Sponsored by These New Old Traditions.
$5 suggested donation.
First ten people through the door get free kombucha mother.
Bring proper containers (jars) for kombucha mothers &/or some kimchi.
Please RSVP if you’d like to attend.

WHERE: The Good House Brooklyn, 599 E. 7th St., Apt. 6F, Brooklyn, NY, 11218

WHEN: Saturday, May 29, 2010

WHAT TIME: 1:00pm — 3:00pm

HOW MUCH: Suggested $5.00 donation

If you’re on The Facebook please check out the event there and RSVP. If you’ve taken a stand against such mind-numbing social networking mediums, then A.) well done, and B.) email us to RSVP.

newoldtraditions [at] gmail [dot] com

Note: You must RSVP in order to come.

So please do, ’cause we’d love to have you!

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Lacto fermented sauerkraut will cure what ails you, tastes great, and the delightful smell will clear a room of normal people.

Wine can be made from just about anything. It’s very easy to do, although I’ve never found a book that explains it in the simple terms it could be. Wine is water plus sugar plus yeast plus time. Fruit or flowers add flavor, and often up the sugar content (flowers a little, fruit a lot). Spring flower wines have a delicate but distinctive flavor. Pick your favorite blossoms; in my yard, there are violets, redbud flowers, and dandelions.

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