Archives for Eating With The Stars

Be Creative with Wild Mushroom Soup!

This week on my podcast, “Astrological Cooking” I am happy to have as my guest, Arlene Weinstock, artist, photographer, author, and all around creative wizard.  http://webtalkradio.net/internet-talk-radio/astrological-cook/ Arlene talks about her “loosen up” method to find your creative juices and she insists that all of us are creative. Check out the programs she offers on her website. http://www.arlenew.com/. At the end of this week’s podcast, I give the recipe for my “Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup.”  This is a great holiday soup because it is so elegant and creamy and one that helps you express your creativity. There are so many mushrooms from
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Jump for Joy Over Jupiter: Acorn Squash and Polenta Soufflé

In my latest podcast of The Astrological Cook on Web Talk Radio http://webtalkradio.net/internet-talk-radio/astrological-cook/, I spoke of Jupiter and the joy and expansion it looks to bring to our lives. Because my interview with Lean toward Happy creator Roz Warren www.leantowardhappy.com/ went a bit long (how Jupiterian is that), I didn’t have time to give listeners my recipe for Acorn Squash and Polenta Soufflé so here it is! I made this out of leftovers a few weeks ago and it is so easy and delicious. Makes 6 -8 servings 2 medium acorn squash 1 ½ cups corn meal 2 teaspoons salt
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The Astrological Dinner Party: A Great Holiday Gift and Fun Way to Kick Off the New Year

What better way to spice up your parties than by adding a little bit of stardust? Star the New Year off with a new way to entertain; the astrological dinner party. It is a wonderful new way to do a potluck that will not only assure a great variety of foods but hours of conversation as guests compare their choices with their chart signs. Invite some friends over and ask them to bring a dish that epitomizes their Sun sign*. They do not have to be astrological wizards. Everyone knows their sun signs and knows something about the energy they
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Jupiter Stew with a Dash of Turmeric

I was honored to be asked to write an article for the International Academy of Astrology Newsletter.  IF you want to use the ingress of Jupiter into Cancer this week for your health check it out Rerinted from International Academy of Astrology July 2013 Newsletter July 2013Cancer Ingress Newsletter Jupiter Stew with a Dash of TurmericUsing the Ingress of Jupiter in Cancer to Heal Liver InflammationBy Joan Porte The Summer Solstice is fast upon us with promise of revitalizing our bodies with the healthy fruits and vegetables of the season. This month the universe gives us a double dose of healing opportunities
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What Would Marilyn Monroe Eat?

Well I read that she loved steak and I believe that from looking at her chart. Her 6th house, the house of food and the body is opened by Capricorn, the sign of goat. Normally Capricorns like good, hearty food that is no nonsense and no frills. Good old steak would appeal to that. Frankly, with her retrograded Saturn in the 4th house (Saturn rules Capricorn), I could see where she might have enjoyed the steak even more knowing that she couldn’t afford it as a child. The fourth house vibrates to ones home, childhood, roots or mother. Carrying a
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Reviews for “Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook

If you have a review blog or are active on Goodreads and the like, and you’d like a review copy of “Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook,” please contact me either through my website, www.signsofthetines.com or via email at joansastrology@gmail.com.  You would be agreeing to review the book. That means you’d have to read the book and give your honest opinion.
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Order: “Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook”

Just in time for Mother’s Day – my cookbook, “Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook” is available for sale! The 295-page book with more than 120 recipes is written to celebrate a unique pairing of food and astrology. Discover why:• Scorpios have a craving for pasta puttanesca• Librans feel grounded when they dig into a chocolate mousse parfait• Cancerians stand tall with their bowl of Brunswick stew• Virgoans set aside their healthy-conscious habits when faced with chocolate raspberry ramekins• Aquarians respond to the sustainable fish used in Pollock with berry prosecco sauce• Pisceans beat a common ailment when feasting on quinoa with roasted root veggies. “These recipes are taken from a
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The King’s Hot Dog

Yeah, you knew I was going to use the title, didn’t you? Last week I spoke about President Roosevelt’s hot dog dinner for the King and Queen of England during World War II. Why did the King enjoy the picnic? The answer lies in his first house. He has four heavenly bodies in this first house, Venus, Saturn, Uranus and the Moon all in secretive Scorpio. Having Saturn, the task master, and Uranus, the rebel, together in a fixed sign in the first house is a prescription of someone who is torn between tradition and change. Basically, he felt like
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Why Did FDR Serve the King a Hot Dog?

There has been a lot of discussion lately mostly because of the movie, “Hyde Park on the Hudson,’ regarding a party that President Franklin Roosevelt held in honor of King George of England in which he served hot dogs. The press was aghast and tongues wagged on both sides of the Atlantic. Of course, there were other things on the menu that day but the hot dogs were the talk of Washington. What is it in FDR’s chart that would make him do something so unusual? Well, that is easy to see. He was dominated by the sign of the
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What Would Lincoln Eat – Abe’s Foodie Chart

In anticipation of the publication of my cookbook, “Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Astrological Cookbook,” I have asked the question that I am sure has been bugging Americans for a century or more. “What would Abe Lincoln eat?” Our 16th President was not known as a “foodie.” Although he did have a pretty decent appetite for country fare when a youth, as he grew older and a more preoccupied with life he often was seen munching mindlessly on an apple. With his Capricorn Moon and Saturn on the cusp of his first house coupled with Pisces on the cusp
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