Category Archives: Lifestyle/Recipes

31 Days of Halloween: Divinations

If a candle flame suddenly turns blue, there is a ghost nearby.   If the candle then begins to smoke, the ghost is trying to communicate with you.  Grab a piece of paper and hold it over the smoke (be … Continue reading

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Autumn Eats: Pumpkin Pancakes With Hot Cider Syrup

PUMPKIN PANCAKES WITH HOT CIDER SYRUP Pumpkin Pancakes 2 c. flour 2 tbsp. sugar 4 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. coriander, ground 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 1/2 c. milk 1 c. canned pumpkin, mashed … Continue reading

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Autumn Eats: Pumpkin Rolls Recipe

Ingredients 3/4 cup whole milk 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 5 tablespoons butter, divided 1 teaspoon salt 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°) 2 to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Autumn Eats: Pumpkin Monkey Bread Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup warm 2% milk (70° to 80°) 3/4 cup canned pumpkin 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 … Continue reading

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Autumn Eats: Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Rejoice in the return of Fall Foods! This delicious loaf highlights the star of the season – pumpkins! Ingredients 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon BREAD: 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin 4 large eggs … Continue reading

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Recipes: Midsummer Sponge Cake

Midsummer Sponge Cake Celebrate the Solstice with a delicious treat highlighting nature’s bounty. The traditional Midsummer food are pickled herring, potatoes served in a sour cream and dill sauce with hard-boiled eggs, Swedish meatballs, gravadlax (cured salmon), Västerbottensost cheese pie, assorted … Continue reading

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Almanac: Legend of the Oak King

The legend of the Oak King hits me right in the feels with every read. In many Celtic-based traditions of neopaganism, there is the enduring legend of the battle between the Oak King and the Holly King. These two mighty … Continue reading

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