Anchovies

The anchovy is an oily saltwater fish abundant in the Mediterranean area where they are heavily utilized in the local cuisine. They are also found

Amaretto

Amaretto is an Italian liquor flavored with almonds and/or apricot pits. Liquor contains the distilled spirit or essence of whatever it is made from. Amaretto is often used

Amaranth

The amaranth plant produces a very attractive flower head whose tiny seeds can be eaten as grain and whose leaves may be eaten as greens.

Allspice

Allspice berries grow on a tree native to the West Indies. They smell like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and may be used used as a substitute

Alfalfa

Alfalfa has been cultivated for animal fodder for centuries. Its high nutritional and caloric value, perennial habit and ability to regrow after being chopped down

Springtime Babies in Waiting

Here on the homestead, springtime means babies. There are a lot of reasons for this but for me, the primary reason springtime means babies versus

Check your ethics

Over the past several months, I have seen calls to join in spellwork to mitigate the damage that the current regime seems intent on inflicting

Smudging the Word Smudge

Recently I was scolded by a fellow witch for suggesting the use of smudging to prepare magical tools. It’s not the first time I’ve been