Posts Tagged ‘ kitchen witch ’

Magical food: Cake and cookies

Dec 15th, 2017 | By
magical food rachel patterson

Magical food: Cake and cookies Cake Well I just had to mention cake didn’t I? Cakes have featured throughout history for centuries and have often been used in ritual, for celebrations or rites of passage.  Cakes were offered to the gods or eaten at ceremonies to appease them or encourage good harvests or even to

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Magical food: Wine and beer

Dec 8th, 2017 | By
magical food rachel patterson

Magical food: Wine and beer Alcohol is bound to appear at some point over the holidays whether it is in fruit or hops form: Grapes (Vitis vinifera ) Grapes are the clusters of berries from a deciduous woody vine, they can be eaten in all sorts of ways including fresh just as they are or

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Magical food: Chocolate

Nov 30th, 2017 | By
magical chocolate rachel patterson

Magical food: Chocolate (Theobroma cacao) Now where do I start?  I have to tell you I take my writing job seriously and I do a huge amount of research…this particular subject took some time…and involved a lot of practical investigation… Chocolate is made from the cacao bean with a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter,

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An oven and appliance blessing

Nov 24th, 2017 | By
oven blessing rachel patterson

An Oven Blessing Probably one of the main features in a kitchen is the oven, historically it would have been the centre, the hearth and heart of the home so it makes sense (to me anyway) to give your oven a blessing.  Be nice to your appliances and they will be nice to you… What

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Seeking spiritual growth

Jan 27th, 2017 | By

This March, there will be an ongoing online event, open to everyone, and free. Explore Practicing apart together with the Kitchen Witch Hearth Guardian team & the Elders. Further details will be available here:

Arc of the Goddess – April

Apr 3rd, 2016 | By

Drip drop drip little April showers… April can be a bit hit and miss with the weather but it is (usually and hopefully) most definitely spring.  Plants are starting to really come alive, the seeds planted at Ostara are making good headway and the weather is (she says again hopefully) a bit warmer. We are

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Arc of the Goddess – March

Mar 8th, 2016 | By

March madness… The month of March can be freezing cold and in some places still knee deep in snow but as the month progresses it starts to bring with it the promise of spring. March heralds the arrival of spring and the celebration of Ostara, the Spring Equinox and let’s hope it also heralds the

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Arc of the Goddess – December

Dec 6th, 2015 | By

December – Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose… Oh I LOVE this time of the year and I revert to being a complete child… It is an absolute excuse for me to go into total cheesy festive decorating mode and of course baking lots of goodies, writing cards and

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Rachel Patterson Interview

Jul 20th, 2015 | By

Nimue Brown interviews Rachel Patterson, in an interview first published at Penton – I met Rachel through Moon Books – from my perspective she came out of nowhere and set people’s imaginations on fire with her books on kitchen witchraft. Her friendly accessible style has won her a lot of fans (me amongst them). 

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Moon Books in July

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

Here are the updates about all the things Moon Books authors have been up to lately, or have planned. Details on this month’s new releases will be in the newsletter and on the blog in the coming weeks. Or you can hop over to the main site and check out Rebecca Beattie’s Pagan Portals – Nature Mystics and

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