Potato and Cottage Cheese Pierogies

We love pierogies and they use up leftovers. Preparation Time: Too freaking long, actually, but an assembly line can get them done in about an hour. Ingredients: 1 recipe homemade pasta 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes 1/2 cup cottage cheese (often of questionable virtue) 2 tbsp. fresh chives, sliced into little green rings Directions: 1. Combine the mashed potatoes, cottage […]

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Hot Crossed Buns

Hot Cross Buns are a traditional equinox favorite! No Eostre celebration would be complete without some. They are best hot as the name implies. Preparation Time: 3-ish Hours Ingredients: 1¼ cups of warm water ½ cup of soft brown sugar, packed 4 teaspoons of baking yeast 4 cups of all purpose flour 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Cinnamon Clay

This is a non-edible recipe for making a yummy-scented dough with which you can create charms, ornaments, and small altarpieces. Preparation Time: Ingredients: 1 cup Applesauce 1/3 cup White Glue Any combination of ground Cloves, ground Nutmeg, ground allspice, and/or ground ginger to equal 1 cup 1/2 cup of ground cinnamon More Cinnamon Directions: In a medium bowl, stir together cinnamon, cloves, […]

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Banana Bread

Banana bread is a wonderful take-along snack, quick breakfast, a great holiday gift and the perfect way to use up overripe bananas. Preparation Time: 1.5 hours Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking-soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp allspice 1/2 cup […]

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Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food. This is a favorite in my house and often requested.  Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes, depending on your options Ingredients: 1 package elbow macaroni noodles, cooked according to package directions 1/4 cup butter 1 package cream cheese, softened 1/4 tsp ground mustard seed 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 4-5 grates of fresh nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground paprika […]

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Almond Fudge

Melt in your mouth almond delight – well worth the work. Preparation Time: 2 hours Ingredients: Raw Almonds 1.5 cup milk, several tbsp ghee-1cup, sugar 1.5 cup, water 1.5 cup Directions: 1. Grease a 6x8x2 inch baking dish with ghee. 2. Soak almonds in water for 30mins. 3. Remove the almond skins by rubbing the […]

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