Welcome to the Sacred Hearth providing hints and tips for practical kitchen witchery for the busy Pagan homemaker.
The Sacred Hearth tradition holds the hearth is the sacred center of family life and this is a website written for family oriented Pagans, green witches, kitchen witches and all who hold the hearth and home close to their hearts. Please pour yourself a cup of tea and relax while you browse through kid-friendly rituals, kid-pleasing crafts and recipes and ideas to help you incorporate magical spirituality into your everyday life and that of your family.
Really, this is my personal Wiki and sort of a Book of Shadows in which I store just about anything I find interesting and the results of all my experiments and basically any article I write that doesn't fit into any of the other websites I provide content for. I apologize if it's somewhat poorly organized. There is a search feature!
Eating in Season
Just a few suggestions for your Midsummer Feast.
This is a great (and easy) way to celebrate the bounty of Nature.
A tasty breakfast over an open fire.
Foil packs are easy to make ahead of time and store in a cooler.
When the garden is bursting with basil it's sometimes a challenge to figure out how to use it all.
Eggplant can be substituted for more toxic members of the nightshade family in spells
This house blessing is appropriate for claiming a new home as well as the annual house blessing that takes place after spring cleaning February, the Lunar New Year or any time you feel the need or desire; after new people move in or out, after a family tragedy or any particularly stressful time, after redecorating or when you feel strange energy in the house. This ritual may be done at any time. It is best if the house is thoroughly cleaned and dusted and all clutter is put away first. Open all...