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Tales from the kitchen witch

by ChainedChrysalis

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March 22, 2021

Potions and Lotions oh my

After getting some of my buttermilk soap at work, one girl asked me if i could make it in a lotion. Well now that you say it. Yes, yes i can haha. So now i have lemon tangerine lotion, From shae ...


February 05, 2021

Pain Salve

Its been a while since i made a concoction. But i have a new one!! Ive been in extreme pain every day for years. Every step i take is blinding pain, by the end of the evening i cant walk at all ...


February 05, 2021

Herbs

We got a pile of fresh herbs from the store today. SO good. Nothing beats the smell of fresh herbs being crushed. We put some in the sketti and the rest we mixed together for an Italian herb blen...


February 02, 2021

Imbloc

Its come and gone yesterday. But i saw this and wanted to share it anyway. Its a beautiful tale. And one that is familiar too :) Its so fun to hear modern traditions soaked in history. All thing...


September 17, 2020

Bedroom next?

We may save up the money to do our bedroom furniture next. Today we replaced the sink and faucet. And my mother in law bought a massive console table. its 84 inches long, For under the tv. It lo...


July 24, 2020

grand yard ideas

So on our new property of 1.3 acres. About a third of it is fenced in the back yard. Which is ideal. Good for kids, good for the dogs. However being in the deserty prairie its …dead haha. Its mo...


July 21, 2020

Kito Copycat Crack fil a

Keto copycat Chick-fil-A! 🍗🐔 Ingredients: 8 Chicken Tenders 24 oz jar of dill pickles juice 3/4 cup almond flour 1 tsp pink himalayan sea salt 1 tsp pepper 2 eggs -beaten 1 1/2 cups pork panko (b...


May 24, 2020

Farm fresh Sketti

While not ALL of my veggies are producing fruit yet, my herbs are going amazingly and im starting to harvest for dinner! Farm fresh sketti! 3 lbs hamburger ( from Angus the cow we have been eat...


May 18, 2020

Quarantine Hibachi

Steak & Chicken Hibachi Ingredients Jasmine Rice 2 NY Strip Steaks (diced) 4 large boneless-skinless chicken thighs(diced) 1 large zucchini 2 large carrots 1 medium sized yellow onion 1 smal...


April 16, 2020

Home made bread stuffing

We we very lucky to get a bunch of free bread from one of the food banks. They told us take as much as we could fit/use. We ended up with more then 40 loaves. Most went in the freezer but at a lo...


March 22, 2020

Home Made Buiscut mix

Another mix and make ahead of time staple. Mix all the dry ingredients and all the liquid when you are ready to mix :) I miss having canning jars of mixes on the shelf. Some day ill get them agai...


March 22, 2020

Home made Pancakes

On the hunt for flour. So i can make pancakes and other staples. Im not too worried about bread. The stores are actually restocking bread fairly decent :) Ingredients Dry Pancake Mix 4 cups all-...


March 19, 2020

Crock Pot Bread

I have no claim to this recipe, I saw this on facebook and loved it. :) Corona-inspired haha. Now if only i could find flour. Not that i should eat it, But still. Literally The Best Bread Re...


March 18, 2020

Home made Applesauce

So im sure there are 500 ways to do this, But this is mine. Me and my trusty IP! Apple Sauce Peel and core 25-50 lbs of apples. ( or your own amount) Im making several batches so adjust accordi...


February 09, 2020

Burns

Friday when removing my meatballs i spattered my face with the hot sauce and burned through several layers of skin. I also have a burn on my chest but its minor. The one on my face may scar i don...


So i was having a hard time thinking of dinner and turned on a cooking show. Which lead me to making my own meatballs!! Ive never done this before haha So this is my first time! Of course i used ...


January 10, 2020

Herbal

Aside from seasonings its nice to know what medicinal properties herbs have. I just wanted to save this :)


January 09, 2020

Herbal bath salts

Ye old mason jar! So many uses. So much love. Fill a mason jar half way with large chunk Himalayan sea salt. Add in a few teaspoons of epsom salts. ( your measurements never have to be exact.) ...


So this was franken crisp and it did and did NOT turn out. 8 qt IP. 1 #10 can peaches ( the big one!!) 4 cups whole oatmeanl, None of that instant stuff!! 1 cup brown sugar. 1/2 cup melted but...


November 13, 2019

Instant Pot Lo Mein

Ok so this is another cook for my massive family recipe. But it can easily be adapted. Especially seeing i season to taste!! This is made as a side dish for chicken teryakki. 3 lbs pasta, I use...


November 03, 2019

The crafty front

Ive always been a crafter. unfortunately a few years back, knitting and crocheting became so mainstream EVERYONE i knew was trying to sell. Before that it was pretty easy to sell my life long cra...


Pretty sure ive written down this recipie before but im going to do it again. For the family of 15, We did 10 lbs of potatoes. But adjust for your family. Cube all potatoes into 1 inch squares. ...


September 02, 2019

Tarot

I pulled out my tarot and oracle cards. As im slowly packing, im pulling out random things, thinking where can i put this, Do i need it now. Of course cards in hand i have to draw. Its always i...


July 28, 2019

Clover soap?

So i was thinking how wonderful red clover smells. Wouldent that be yummy in soap? perhaps red clover and marigold? I already have some marigold drying. Also need to dry out some mint! Ohhh the ...


July 28, 2019

Yarrow and Fireweed soap

I decided to make a new infusion for soap today. I was reading about yarrow and wild roses, But the wild roses stopped blooming weeks ago. What is blooming is our amazing fireweed! And yarrow ha...


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