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ISBN: 9781301547821
Released: Mar - 2011
List Price: $5.99

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Vox ID: 91621

Book ID: 3015

Posted: 6.21.2014

WV Impressions: 1,212

Sabbat Feast Menus, Meal Magic & Gifts!

Simply Savory: Magical & Medieval Recipes

Author: Queen Lady Passion (Dixie Deerman) 3°, R.N., NLC

Publisher: Coven Oldenwilde, &

Category: Cauldron Cooking & Kitchen Witchery!   Level: All

Pagan frolics featuring communal forest feasts, enticing aromas wafting from bubbling cauldrons luring folk from afar… food was and remains an integral part of the Art Magical.

Cauldron cookery, herbal aphrodisiacs, decadent desserts (blueberry hazelnut puff) , croissant centerpieces, chilled meals (margarita gazpacho) , elegant entrées (maple syrup pecan pork chops) , luscious drinks (flaming glogg) , crock-pot creations (mushroom venison roast) — the best of the past serves as a present repast!

Illustrated with a hand-tinted cover and charming olde woodcuts, these recipes range from ancient to modern takes on perennial favorites — each certain to delight. No salt recipes and low to no-sugar treats promote goodly digestion, and their herb and spice-rich goodliness taste great!

The ability to cook from scratch, for oneself or others, is an important survival skill. Many take pride in being able to make something luscious out of nothing, similar to ‘stone soup’. Yet modernity challenges every cook’s repertoire: Rising food costs, scarcity, irradiation, genetic modification, and ever-changing packaging, preservation, and ways to prepare food combine to make us feel insecure or downright inept.

Stores offer seeming dazzling arrays of choices, but a cursory glance reveals most as full of harmful crystalline sugar and salt. Television shows further frustrate, offering only two extremes — slap-dash personalization of processed foods, or pressuring viewers to use exotic, expensive ingredients. It’s enough to sap all magic from mealtime!

In contrast, wholesome food slow-cooked to comfort, fill, and heal is the way to go. From cooking complete meals in a cauldron, to making your own flavored Schnapps, this e-cookbook shows how anyone can make hearty and scrumptious meals that will get rave reviews!

A malleable art form that affords infinite means of creative expression, food is a spoke in the Wheel of the Year, each Sabbat celebration having its own cuisine correspondences emphasizing each season’s unique bounty.

The promise of edible delights motivates us to persevere through difficult days, to land softly among loved ones at dusk, and heals us when we’re ill, bone-cold, or world-weary.

Science and society often play catch-up to what Pagans have known for millennia — most recently, the “proof” that family bonding is cemented in those who cook and eat together (reference America frozen food company Stouffer’s® advertising campaign implying that eating their processed products could reduce drug abuse) .

Witches on the other hand see the practical and spiritual aspects of sustenance: We depend on a wide variety of life forms to thrive, and our bodies, in turn, host small life forms. Ultimately, we’re symbiotic with, and stewards of, everything from mighty marlin to escargot. In the folkways worldview, all life is holy, so everyone’s food choices are accorded equal respect, from omnivores to vegans. After all, a grain of rice may be sentient, has a soul.

"Oh Queen most secret,
Bless this food unto the nourishment of our bodies —
Bestowing Health, Wealth, Peace, Strength, and Joy,
And that perfection of Love, which is eternal Happiness."

Such is the prayer Pagans intone prior to ingesting or imbibing, for we revere the sacrifice required to sustain us. We acknowledge our reliance on the beneficence of the Gods, and then put drink and morsels into a libation bowl and leave our offering outside in humble thanks.

Magical cooking ranges from stirring clock or counter-clockwise to affect a specific mystic goal, to planting, harvesting, drying, and using particular herbs to lure love, luck, health, or plenty, and using natural ingredients to achieve an altered state, promote fertility, or heal wounds and ailments.

Revel in the compliments you’ll receive from making these recipes, and use the Food Gifts section to share your newfound food secrets with others!

May you never hunger. May you never thirst.

Proceeds enable Coven Oldenwilde's 501 (c) (3) charitable religious nonprofit work enabling needy Pagans worldwide!

Fans feel free to email Lady Passion at:

Author's Notes: Queen Lady Passion has been High Priestess of the 501 (c) (3) religious nonprofit Coven Oldenwilde in Asheville, North Carolina since its founding on Samhain 1994.

Other illustrated books by Lady Passion:

The Goodly Spellbook: Olde Spells for Modern Problems
ISBN# 978-1-4549-1392-4
Rituals & Sabbats: Sacred Rites and Seasonal Celebrations
ISBN# 978-1-4549-2677-1
Candle Magic: Working with Wax, Wick, & Flame
ISBN# 978-1-4549-2708-2
Pagan Prisoner Advocate's Guide

Other illustrated eBooks and CD by Queen Lady Passion:

It's In The Cards: How to Read Tarot Like a Pro
Ask-A-Priestess: Magic Answers & Spells From a Real Witch
Hypnotic Trance Induction (audio CD) — all via:


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