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    WitchCrafting: Crafts for Witches

    Making Soap     Merry meet. We all need a bit more magic these days, and soap is one way to add magic to your life without it being noticed. I never liked messing with lye, so I found two easy options. Briefly, one is to grate bars of soap, melt, add ingredients and pour into molds. The second way is to buy the soap base from craft stores, melt, add ingredients, pour into molds. It’s that easy.   (image: soap with oatmeal)   Directions for the latter are on the package, so I’ll step through the first lazy method. [1] If you choose to use botanicals, sprinkle some in…

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    Pixie Witch Kitchen … A Second Helping

    Yorkshire Pudding I thought for this months recipe I would do one of my favorite sides. Yorkshire Pudding. Nope its not a pudding at all, the name sure does confuse a lot of people. Its like an American popover but much, much better. Why do they call it Yorkshire pudding? The Yorkshire pudding was known as a “dripping pudding” because of its use of the juices from the meat — and was served as an appetizer to fill up the person due to the relative scarcity and usually small portions of meat that would be served. It is a British recipe started about 1737. It has been changed up a…