The Kitchen is the Hearth and the Heart of the home and this is where the magick happens! Welcome to my kitchen. The kitchen is my happy place where am always whipping up something magical, nourishing and fun.
Kitchen Witchery is a magical art akin to alchemy but also closely tied to folk magick. The Kitchen Witch uses materials at hand to craft magical spells that also double as delicious meals, home decor, bath products, clothing, jewelry and other everyday items. Kitchen Witches cook and craft with intention while being mindful of the natural properties of the materials they use. While many Kitchen Witches work on instinct, we also spend a great deal of time studying recipes and the magical, healing and nutritional properties of the foods we use.
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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 as an ingredient in desserts such as marzipan and tiramisu and is also delicious over ice cream and in chocolate concoctions. It is also delicious in a variety of mixed drinks. Correspondences Element(s): Spirit, Air […]Read More
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. Amaranth was and is an important grain in the Aztec and Incan cultures. Its common name comes from the Greek for “unfading” in reference to its longstanding blooms which represent […]Read More
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 for any of these herbs. Allspice has been used to make fragrances for men. The Mayan people used allspice as an embalming herb. Allspice berries are gathered green and dried […]Read More
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 repeatedly makes it a useful and sustainable forage plant and hay crop. A legume, it is also useful as a nitrogen-fixing cover crop, improving the soil its grown in. Alfalfa […]Read More
I love to knit but like so many things I love to do (like singing and dancing) I do so with much more enthusiasm than skill. Knitting is a magical act to me, as is any act of creation. Knitting has close ties to knot magic and weaving and spinning , magical arts tied to […]Read More
Apple butter is spiced, cooked apples made smooth and delicious for spreading on toast or serving over waffles. This recipe is my favorite way to use up a big harvest of less-than-perfect, windfall and insect damaged apples. Just cut off the damaged parts and share them with the poultry. Preparation Time: Ingredients: As many apples […]Read More
The apple tree is a deciduous, fruit-bearing tree that produces the crisp fruit that gives it its name. It is a relatively small tree, reaching 25 feet in height and dwarf cultivars are available that are considerably smaller, 10 feet tall or less. Small (2 inches long usually, up to 4 inches long), ovular, slightly […]Read More
The Witches cauldron is the stuff of legend and indeed cauldrons feature in folklore from many cultures. While cauldrons haven’t always been associated with witches (everyone had a cauldron back in the day) they have long been associated with abundance. Every good housewife throughout history was expected to be prepared to feed a guest or […]Read More
According to astrologers, individuals have a number of characteristics determined by their sun sign, including specific nutritional requirements and the tendency to develop certain health problems. Therefore, some foods are considered better for certain signs than others. The table below shows those foods commonly recommended for each sign. If you are doing a magic spell […]Read More
Every year for Ostara I make my famous springtime quiche for brunch. This year was no different. For some reason I don’t think about quiche very much between holidays but this time I realized something: I don’t make quiche the way everyone else does. And I realized something else: my quiche is better. I had […]Read More