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    Aramid’s Cauldron

    While everyone is busy working to use more holistic recipes into their family’s diets, a lot of times we forget about our four legged friends. Here is just one of the recipes I personally feed my dogs, and their vet says it has really done wonders for them. Turkey Special Recipe Ingredients •1 lb. ground turkey •6 c. water •2 c. brown rice •1/2 c. of frozen broccoli, carrots and cauliflowers. •1 t. dried rosemary Place the water, ground turkey, rice, and rosemary into a large saucepan. Stir until the turkey is broken up and evenly distributed throughout the mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat, and then reduce…

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    Airmid’s Cauldron

    Ostara recipes Cheesy Poppy Seed Bread 1 cup biscuit mix 1 cup shredded cheese 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 T. poppy seeds Combine Biscuit mix and Cheese a in bowl Add milk and stir until moistened pat dough into pan of choice Combine remaining cheese, egg and onion and spread over biscuit dough Sprinkle with poppy seeds and bake at 425 for 15 to 20 minutes Violet Salad 1T raspberry vinegar 1T minced Shallot 1/2 t Dijon mustard fresh ground black pepper 1 1/2 t chicken stock, vegetable for vegetarians 1 1/2 t virgin olive oil 1/2 lb. mixed greens washed 1/4 cup violet blossoms…

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    Airmid’s Cauldron

    Airmid’s Cauldron Granny’s Hogmanay Pudding (Revised for the Modern Pagan) This pudding is a family tradition from the old Scottish celebration of Hogmanay (New Year’s Day). Granny’s Hogmanay Pudding 1 cup water 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup sweet chocolate drink mix 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 1/4 cups chopped mixed dried fruit 1 1/4 cups currants 1 cup fresh cream butter 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs, beaten Directions In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, dried fruit, currants and butter. Bring to a boil and let simmer for one minute. Remove from the heat and stir…

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    Airmid’s Cauldron

    Salem’s Best Cranberry Relish Yule is fast approaching and this is one staple condiment you will want to keep in your refrigerator throughout the season. It is simple and will last for at least a month under refrigeration, and taste great on top of your favorite stuffing. Salem’s Best Cranberry Relish (No Cook) 2 bags washed and stemmed fresh cranberries 1 Large sweet seedless orange (Blood oranges work nicely here as well) 1/2 cup granulated raw sugar Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Prep the cranberries, quarter the orange, run cranberries and whole quartered orange through food processor with a grater blade attached pour contents into a deep…

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    Airmid’s Cauldron

    Soul Cakes & Honeyed Milk Samhain is a wonderful time of year to bring out this old Pagan recipe. Traditionally soul cakes were baked and given as a token for the dead. These delicious little cakes can be made on Hallows Eve and are often formed into the shapes of people and sat out for the dead with a mug of warm honeyed milk. Soul Cakes 1 cup butter 3 3/4 cups sifted flour 1 cup granulated raw sugar 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon dried marigold blossoms 2 fresh eggs 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 4 -6 tablespoons milk Powdered sugar, to…