Cooking: A Faustian Wager.

It’s a scene out of Goethe’s Faust and a print by Jacob II de Gheyn (1600)–a witch’s kitchen.  Lord knows what’s bubbling in the cauldron.  It’s an old legend.  A magician strives for all knowledge and power crafting a bargain with the Devil, and rules over the world for a few years, but then plummets … Continue reading Cooking: A Faustian Wager.