Country Witch Eggnog 1 cup apple cider3 cups milk2 eggs, beaten1/2 cup whipping cream1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg2 tablespoons brandy Combine all of the ingredients in a large cauldron or pot and cook overmedium heat for 13 minutes. Pour the hot eggnog into mugs and top eachserving with fresh whipped cream (ifContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Country Witch Eggnog”
Dryer Vent Pumpkins IngredientsDryer ventOrange spray paintGreen felt or green silk leavesStick from your yard, dowel painted brown, whole cinnamon stick for stemTacky GlueGreen pipe cleaners for tendrilsRaffia or ribbon for a bow (optional) InstructionsCut off section of dryer vent and make into a circle gluing the twoends together.Spray paint the vent orange (let dry)CurlContinue reading “Dryer Vent Pumpkins”
One of the most fascinating Samhain events that I’ve ever attended was a Dump Supper. A Dump Supper is traditionally held on October 31st or just before Samhain, pronounced Sow-Een (Halloween), when it’s traditionally known as the night when the veil between our world is the thinnest and easiest for spirits to visit. When you’reContinue reading “Samhain Dumb Supper”
I use to make this recipe constantly, about once a week from September until the end of December. It never lasted long. Spicy Pumpkin Bread 3 cups canned pumpkin puree1 1/2 cups vegetable oil4 cups white sugar6 eggs4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons salt1 1/2 teaspoonsContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Spicy Pumpkin Bread”
Is this a costume or every day wear? Or both?
1 pint cranberry juice1 cup water3/4 cup sugar1 cinnamon stick6 whole cloves1/2 lemon peel, cut into strips3/4 quart (1 bottle) Burgundy wine2 tablespoons lemon juice Syrup can be made ahead. Combine cranberry juice, water, sugar, cinnamon stick, cloves and lemon peel in large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Simmer gentlyContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Mulled Cranberry Brew”