Category Archives: Southern Magic Recipes

Gearing up Early for Mabon in the South: Recipes

Y’all, it’s not only important to remember that Mabon in the Northern Hemisphere occurs in September (although, it helps): it is also good witchiness to remember region when contemplating the feast.  As a harvest holiday, my Tribe’s table celebrates our local … Continue reading

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Green Mater Pie

Green Mater Pie You know that urgency you feel when all of the tomatoes come in–but won’t ripen fast enough?  Me, too.  As the hubby is allergic to apples, this recipe satisfies his craving for tart/sweet/cinnamony goodness and my need to … Continue reading

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Creme de le Witch

2 ounces Vanilla Vodka 3/4 ounce Coffee Liquor 1 ounce Amaretto 1/2 ounce simple syrup (less or more depending on taste) dash good vanilla extract ice Shake until chilled, serve with sliced vanilla bean or strawberry

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Valleys

Y’all, let me begin by saying: I do not hanker to “V” words.  Some of my choices today were: varicose vein, vacuum, venerable, vicious, venereal, vindictive, Vatican, vacillation . . . Blech. Also, let me say that I have been … Continue reading

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Mama’s Crazy Crust Pie

As promised, Crazy Crust Pie: I have found that GOOD country music works best with the casting of this buttery sweetness, peach moonshine optional.  (I choose Patsy Cline, every time.)  Barefeet: critical.  Put heart, love and care into this simply … Continue reading

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Wooden Spoons

My momma has this story that has literally been stuck in my craw for years.  She had turned forty, was sitting at her desk at work (counseling psychology) and underwent an epiphany:  if I am going to do anything in … Continue reading

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Dog Day Cookin’

Well, y’all, we’ve about celebrated ourselves right out of our skivvies over here in the last four days.   Somewhere between the circling, drumming and merry-making our first harvest came and went like so much thunder—hell, we even got rain enough … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ain’t No Beans in This Chili

A good Texas chili ain’t got no beans, y’all. I’ve lived all across the South – Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida – and I’ve tried all kinds of chili at different restaurants. I can say that you won’t … Continue reading

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Beating a Crockpot into Submission: Pepper Steak Stew

Now, y’all know that on most accounts, I don’t deem a crockpot to be in a kitchen witch’s vocabulary.  It’s not that we don’t all get tired, work our butts off, and occasionally need to lean on technology–it’s just the … Continue reading

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Remnant Spread

Alright.  So you’ve had a “short” garden.  The peppers came in, all three kinds.  A handful of eggplant made it through a weird season: drought, then flood, drought, then little sun.  The freezer is full and you are at your … Continue reading

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