WINTER POTIONS

On a bitter chilly night or when Jack Frost comes to visit unannounced on a night when the stars twinkle overhead in a clear cold sky

I try to muffle myself against the harsh wind as I walk down that darkened Winter’s night path in search of something to warm my toes and sooth my soul

WITCHs WASSAILreplacewallpapers_311_49_20141219_1537251761This is sure to cast a delicious spell a warm brew concocted of a spiced mulled apple cider spiked with the tanginess of oranges a Witchy beverage to warm those late midnight gatherings lasting til the cock crow break of day

Ingredients:

1 gallon apple cider
2 cups cranberry juice

1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup sugar

2 oranges
1 apple peeled and diced

Whole Cloves
Allspice

Ginger
Nutmeg

3 cinnamon stix
1 cup brandy

Set your crock pot to it’s lowest setting and pour the

apple cider
cranberry juice
honey
sugar in and mix carefully

As it heats up stir so that the honey and sugar dissolve

Stud the oranges with the whole cloves and place them into the crock pot (they will float)

Add the diced apple

Add the
allspice
ginger
nutmeg to taste

Usually a couple of tablespoons each is plenty

Finally snap the cinnamon sticks in half and add those as well

Cover the crock pot allow to simmer 2-4 hours on low heat

Just about 1/2 hour prior to serving add the brandy

Let’s fill a cup and pass it around the room to be shared by all

YULE LOG NOGreplacewallpapers_285_18_20141112_1712324858Ingredients:

2 parts Irish Whiskey
1/2 part simple syrup

1/4 part vanilla extract
2 parts half and half

Fill a shaker 3/4 with ice

Pour all the ingredients over the ice and shake well

Strain and serve in a coffee mug

Then garnish with whip cream and/or ground nutmeg and if you like a candy cane

SNIFFLE STOPPERreplacewallpapers_314_85_20141223_1391394702The remedial value of this brew can be activated magickally by preparing and drinking this during a waning moon so the sickness will likewise shrink and return yourself to better health and well being

Ingredients:

1/2 cup whiskey
1/2 cup water

1 tbs fresh lemon juice
1 tbs fresh orange juice

2 tbs honey
3 eucalyptus leaves
dash ginger

Heat water in a pot on the stove until almost boiling with the eucalyptus leaves in it

Remove the leaves

Add all remaining ingredients

Cover the pot turn off flame and let steep 19 minutes by hourglass

Drink hot before bedtimechristmas_fireplace_fire_holiday_festive_decorations__u_2560x1600_1The spices are dried
The grains have been ground
The fruits soaked in cider

The flavor is really up to you it can be mixed prepared from scratch or made to order

…it’s wise women putting resources to good use to suit their life style and balance out their needs…πŸŽ…

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2 Responses to WINTER POTIONS

  1. BeaFreitas says:

    Very cozy and perfect for this time post πŸ™‚

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