Food
Kitchen Witch Corner

Shop to Stock Up for 10 days or More

Learning to stock up for the long term is a valuable skill in the best of times. It saves time, it saves money, it saves fuel, it prevents waste and it means that if there is an emergency, you won’t be tempted to jump on the panic buy bandwagon because you’re already stocked and, if […]

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Food
Kitchen Witch Corner

What do I do with all those eggs? (10 Tasty Things)

I have 14 laying hens, 15 if you include the goose. I give eggs away by the dozen to my kids, my parents, my neighbors and a church that gives them away to random people. We eat eggs for breakfast, keep boiled eggs in the fridge for quick snacking and still, we are overrun. This […]

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Homestead and Hearthcraft

Survival Gardening- Choosing Seeds for Speed

It is a good thing I ordered the bulk of my seeds months ago and saved many from last year because I have noticed that many of the seed companies are on delayed shipping and some have even shut down ordering for the time being due to demand. It seems seeds are going the way […]

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Kitchen Witch Corner
Recipes

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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Kitchen Witch Corner

Magical Eggs Video

This is the first video I am publishing on the new Kitchen Witch Corner Youtube channel. Here I discuss several different methods of using eggs and eggshells in magic including egg divination, cascarilla eggshell powder, and a few odds and ends spell techniques. Please subscribe to my Youtube channel and visit my Patreon if you’d […]

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Homestead and Hearthcraft
Morningbird's Garden

Planning Your Garden: How Much to Plant

This is just a little chart to give you an idea of how much you’ll need to plant of each different type in your garden. Plant recommendations are Per Person you are feeding. If you are only growing for in-season eating, select the number from the “eat fresh” column and multiply it by the number […]

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Book of Shadows
Holy Days
Ritual

Yule log Ritual

This rite is to be performed at Yuletide using either a Yule Log candle holder or a Yule Log cake with three candles in it. If you use a Yule log cake, it’s a nice way to end the Yuletide feast. It can also be performed on the night of the Long Night’s Moon. The […]

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Book of Shadows
Holy Days

Yuletide Traditions

The feast of midwinter takes place on the Winter Solstice. It is not the middle of winter here, but really only a couple weeks in. Our winter lasts from pretty close to the end of November to April, though snow in October and April are quite common and frost can be expected in both September […]

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Kitchen Witch Corner
Recipes

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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Kitchen Witch Corner
Recipes

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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