Monthly Archives: November 2016

Moon Names

A List of Full Moon Names that Include: Native American, Chinese, New Guinean Colonial American, English Medieval and Neo-Pagan.  Colonial American January: Winter Moon July: Summer Moon February: Trapper’s Moon August: Dog Day’s Moon March: Fish Moon September: Harvest Moon April: Planter’s Moon October: Hunter’s Moon May: Milk Moon November: Beaver Moon June: Rose Moon December: Christmas Moon Chinese January:

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The Witches Gossip Corner ~ November 12th, 2016

Scorpio Born on November 12 Scorpios born on November 12 may come off as shy or quiet, but it is really just because they possess huge stores of internal energy which they keep to themselves and only share with those who are extremely close to them. Other than that, these Scorpios are not ones to make waves seeking attention, but rather

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Winter Magic

Winter brings with it the secret emotions held in time by each of us. Even now, when standing beneath the twinkling stars, the crisp, clear night sky is like a blanket over me. It envelops me like a child in a mother’s love. The sweet aroma of smoke drifting on the cold night air gently carries my spirit. This is

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November, Autumn, Fall

“The name ‘November’ is believed to derive from ‘novem’ which is the Latin for the number ‘nine’.  In the ancient Roman calendar November was the ninth month after March.  As part of the seasonal calendar November is the time of the ‘Snow Moon’ according to Pagan beliefs and the period described as the ‘Moon of the Falling Leaves’ by Black Elk.” Samhain: “This association of death with

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Sour Power

They’re sour, saucy, and so much more. Tuck in for some new takes on the ultimate fall fruit. Just 560 of the 48,000 acres of cranberries grown in the United States and Canada are organic. Why is the chemical-free crop so small? Cranberry vines produce fruit in wetlands filled with fungi, insects, and weeds. To get the highest possible yield,

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Kale And Wild Rice Salad With Pickled Cranberries

With its welcome roughage and striking appearance, this salad is well-suited to the Thanksgiving feast. Serves 6–8 4 ounces (½ cup) wild rice ½ teaspoon koshers salt, plus more as needed 1 medium shallot, finely chopped (about ¼ cup) 1 tablespoon country Dijon mustard Freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons liquid from Pickled Cranberries 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch

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Roast Pork Tenderloin With Cranberries And Pearl Onions

Pearl onions add some sweetness to the tart cranberries, forming a lovely condiment for the pork. Serves 4–6 8 ounces (2 cups) peeled pearl onions (see note) 1½ teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 trimmed pork tenderloins, about 1 pound each Freshly ground black pepper 8 ounces (2 cups) fresh or frozen cranberries 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary ½

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Whole Grain Stuffing With Fennel And Cranberries

Tart pickled cranberries bring color and balance to this sumptuous, cream-enriched stuffing. This recipe requires dried bread cubes. To make them, spread fresh cubed bread out on a cookie sheet overnight, or bake in a low oven (275 degrees) until dry, tossing a few times, about 45 minutes. Serves 8 Unsalted butter, for dish 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large

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