Kitchen Witch's Guide To Brews And Potions

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In magick, the cup is a symbol of the Goddess, that ever-fruitful fountain from which the nectars of originality, wisdom, and blessings flow. Like the Horn of Plenty or Cauldron of Cerridwen, there is always enough of this vibrant liquid to quench the driest of spirits, portioning out to each of us exactly what we need: one person gets a chalice of compassion, one a goblet of gladness, another a tumbler of tolerance.
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Overview

In magick, the cup is a symbol of the Goddess, that ever-fruitful fountain from which the nectars of originality, wisdom, and blessings flow. Like the Horn of Plenty or Cauldron of Cerridwen, there is always enough of this vibrant liquid to quench the driest of spirits, portioning out to each of us exactly what we need: one person gets a chalice of compassion, one a goblet of gladness, another a tumbler of tolerance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564147905
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/15/2005
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 0.74 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
Part I Myths, Magick, and Religion 11
Chapter 1 Brewing in History and Religion 13
Chapter 2 Medicinal and Magickal Uses for Beverages 33
Chapter 3 From Cauldron to Cup-Magickal Brewing Methods 55
Part II The Recipes: Introduction 77
Chapter 4 Beer 79
Chapter 5 Charming Cordials, Amultetic Aperitifs, Luscious Liqueurs 93
Chapter 6 Dessert Drinks 107
Chapter 7 Blossoming Beverages 119
Chapter 8 Joyful Juicing 137
Chapter 9 Socery Soda Pop, Magickal Malteds, and Fun Frappes 151
Chapter 10 Mystical Mead, Metheglin, and Horilka 165
Chapter 11 Seasonal Brews 181
Chapter 12 Social Cauldron: Pagan Party Punches 209
Chapter 13 Mellow Meads, Soft Beers, and Wine 235
Chapter 14 Tea Talismans and Coffee Charms 249
Chapter 15 A Toast to Your Health 281
Chapter 16 Wondrous Wine and Wine Coolers 307
Appendix A Common Ingredients, Elemental Correspondences, Magickal Associations, and Uses in Brewing 323
Appendix B Possible Brewing Deities 331
Bibliography 335
Index 341
About the Author 347
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