Patricia Telesco Books

A Kitchen Witch’s Cookbook

TRANSCEND MODERN MEALTIMES—EVERY DAY!

Banish the ordinary in eating forever with this cauldron of culinary magic! A Kitchen Witch’s Cookbook combines over 300 carefully selected recipes with bewitching material to change your approach to cooking!

Pick and choose among the hundreds of recipes whose origins span the globe and the centuries. Effect your own magical goals or try those provided in the book: Each ingredient’s essential nature has been carefully considered and combined for this express purpose! Add your own recipes or ideas on the blank pages at each chapter’s end. Nibble through the helpful hints or savor the superb resources section as you like. Sample the fascinating lore peppered throughout this magical keepsake. Every morsel of information in A Kitchen Witch’s Cookbook has been compiled to accentuate the act of preparing magical sustenance for yourself and your loved ones!

Part I: THE MAGICAL PANTRY COMPANION Part II: BLENDING THE MAGIC: THE RECIPES Part III: TABLES & APPENDICES
Culinary Wizardry

  • The Sacred Kitchen
  • Choosing a Holiday
  • Choosing a Menu
  • Ingredients
  • Additives & Variations
  • Aesthetics of the Serving surface

From Cauldron to Table

  • Other Embellishments
  • Prayer Before Meals
  • Putting It All Together
Amuletic Appetizers & Snacks
Blessed Breadstuffs
Brews from the Cauldron
Canning Comfort &
Preserving the Peace
Charmed Cheese
& Enchanted Eggs
Divine Desserts
Mystical Meat, Premonition
Poultry & Sacred Seafood
Psychic Pasta & Sigil Sauce
Quarter Quickies
Spellbound Salads, Salad
Dressings & Soups
Temple Tofu, Rectory Rice
& Spiritual Sides
Visionary Vegetables
Witch’s Dishes
Kitchen Gods, Goddeses
& Representations
Food of the Gods
Magical Correlations
of Ingredients
Celebrations
Kitchen Tools as
Magical Implements
Common Associations

  • Astrological
  • Color
  • Monthly
  • Numbers
  • Weekday
  • Symbolic
  • Pantry Resource Listing
    Measures, Conversions,
    & Substitutions

    A Witch’s Brew

    BREW YOUR OWN MAGICALLY DELICIOUS BEVERAGES

    Enrich your magical lifestyle while pleasing your palate with 236 enchanting “drinkables”—delectable, spiritually symbolic beverages that you brew in your own kitchen! By adding elements of ceremony or spell to the preparation process, you imbue these brews with spiritual and magical qualities that make them wonderfully appropriate as gifts, or as a way to celebrate special occasions and enhance the meaning of any ceremony. Each recipe lists ingredients, alternative ingredients, directions, magical associations, and related lore to make mixing your “Witch’s Brews” easy as well as fun.

    Quaff these alcoholic and non-alcoholic potions for health . . . to celebrate the Wheel of the Year . . . to encourage certain positive attributes in yourself . . . or just because they taste so good! Whatever your magical goals, further them in a fresh, fun, and creative way by following this guide to brewing your own special magic!

    Part One:
    CUSTOMS, BELIEFS,
    AND PRACTICES

    • History of Brewing
    • Religious Use of Beverages
    • Medicinal Mixtures
    • Brewing and Magic
    • From Cauldron to Cup

    Part Two:
    ENCHANTED SPIRITS-
    Alcoholic Beverages

    • Bountiful Beers
    • Cordials, Aperitifs, and Liqueurs
    • Fantastic Flowers and Vivified Vegetables
    • Mead, Horilka, and Metheglin
    • Spirited Punches
    • Seasonal Brews
    • Tea and Coffee Spirits
    • Spirits for Health
    • Wine and Wine Coolers
    Part Three:
    THE MAGICAL BREW POT-
    Non-Alcoholic Beverages

    • Blossoming Beverages
    • Dessert Drinks
    • Joyful Juicing
    • Soda Pop, Malteds, and Frappes
    • Mellow Meads, Soft Beers, and Wines
    • Seasonal Beverages
    • Pagan Party Punches
    • Tea and Coffee
    • To Your Health

    Part Four:
    APPENDICES, GLOSSARY,
    BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND INDEX

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