Kyle loves Tarot and is a passionate foodie. Theresa is a Tarot reader and loves food.
Together we present Tarot by the Mouthful, a multi-media culinary tour that takes you through the world Tarot.
Sublime recipes. Stories that are deeply moving. Videos, essays, interviews, and delightful surprises.
Join Us – Get ready to sip and slurp your way through the entire Tarot Deck!
Intro: Tarot + Food = My two greatest loves, merged into one
The Fool: What do tarot and David Chang have in common? RISK.
The Magician: How to make magic in your kitchen (hint, get your tools in order).
The High Priestess: Intuition in the Kitchen (say it ten times fast).
The Empress – the mother of all tarot card and our favorite mom recipes.
The Emperor – What does it mean to be an authority on tarot…or food! Interview with Mary Greer, Kyle Cherek.
The Hierophant: Theresa, Escoffier, and mentors try Chef Ludo Lefebvre’s French omelet.
The Lovers: How to spice up your meal and how to exorcise the garden chef.
The Chariot – You know this requires a trip to a drive in, right?
Strength: Baking bread requires some power, yo.
The Hermit: How to become a great home chef or chef? Research, testing, and looking within.
The Wheel of Fortune – Working the line, change and the evolution of meals on wheels
Justice: Food and bad pho laws.
The Hanged Man: Getting out of the way for the ingredients, sacrificing + blessing the meals.
Death: Every exit is an entry and sacredness on the plates.
Temperance: Kyle & Theresa discover the secret to the perfect cocktail with Katie Rose of Goodkind.
The Devil: My addiction was sugar, and Aunt Deal was my dealer.
The Tower: Talkin’ about a Food Revolution.
The Star How I manage my destructive appetite with healthy habits.
The Moon – the shadow in your kitchen and the things you eat in the evening.
The Sun: It’s the joy of standing in a field full of sunflowers, and teaching children how to eat right.
Judgement – on higher callings.
The World – the world as a lady and expanding our palates one worldly plate at time.
Ace of Cups – Making connections through food and learning about love through the first meal.
Two of Cups: Partnerships despite simplifying + toasting.
Three of Cups – What happens when three women blaze through Milwaukee looking for vegan food? FUN. Enjoy this post.
Four of Cups: Avoiding boredom and no bad parts
Five of Cups – Don’t be distracted by what is gone… look at what’s left. Yep, leftovers!
Six of Cups – Kyle + I think back to the good times with candy and caviar.
Seven of Cups: Killing your darlings and avoiding “I don’t know what I’m cooking” dilemma.
Eight of Cups: On walking away and returning to your home.
Nine of Cups: Pleasure is great, but pants don’t lie.
Ten of Cups: Fatherly advice and food for cantankerous families
Page Of Cups: A tale of love and fish
Knight of Cups – Our picks for the two chefs who best represent the romance of the Knight of Cups, Brandon Weeks and Francis Mallman
Queen of Cups: Maria Miller, a local chef, is the ideal Queen of Cups.
King of Cups: Andy Schneider of Le Reve is our choice for King of Cups.
Ace of Wands – white heat + the spark which changed the world
Two Wands: planning a meal and tossing Michelen star.
Three of Wands: Adventure on a Plate…or in this instance, a Skewer.
Four of Wands: Celebrate with old traditions and new.
Five of Wands – Change + Challenge helps us grow…in our kitchen
Six of Wands – Rewards + Victory Kyle and Theresa discuss food awards and victory gardens.
Seven of Wands – Feel the fear and make bread anyways
Eight of Wands – Are food trends really progressing or just faddy?
Nine of Wands: The kitchen is a battlefield, but we keep going even when we fail.
Ten of Wands There are no heroes, but you can be one at the end a long day.
Page Of Wands: You can continue to be a student of food and tarot.
Knight Of Wands: Our picks for chefs who embody Knight of Wands – Marco Pierre White and Stefano Viglietti
Queen Of Wands: Our queen of fire, Katie Romenesko, is a local pastry chef.
King Of Wands: Watertown’s leader in cooking and grilling.
Ace of Swords Every kitchen needs an Oathkeeper.
Two Swords: How we feed ourselves in the future could be one of two options plus some kitchen contemplation.
Three of Swords: The heartbreaking decisions of a cook plus curing the blues after your favorite restaurant abandons you…with big bowls of ramen
Four of Swords: The healing power of Jacques Pepin, and why resting matters.
Five of Swords The Five of Swords can be disastrous in a professional kitchen. It’s genius in the home kitchen.
Six of Swords: Sometimes we just need to keep moving.
Seven of Swords – The Belly of Paris, and the stealthy cook at home.
Eight of Swords: What happens when we let ourselves go or decide to be free?
Nine Swords: When I’m sick, only one thing is possible.
Ten of Swords: The biggest kitchen disaster, ever.
Page Of Swords Kyle chooses Joey Dunscombe to be the Page of Swords. I then learn how to use a knife like an expert.
Knight of Swords Kyle selects Will Borgstrom as his Knight of Swords Chef – I’m officially out of kitchen bootcamp.
Queen Of Swords: All hail this queen! Kyle chooses Peggy Magister from Crazy Water to be his Queen of Swords, and I choose Amanda Freitag.
King Of Swords: Talking with Lee Frederick, the ultimate King among Swords, at Sharp Brothers knife sharpener.
Ace of Pentacles – In the culinary world, cash and gardens reign supreme.
Two of the Pentacles: We’re all multitaskers.
Three of Pentacles: Hustling and Learning.
Four of Pentacles: Protecting your secrets and preserving food.
Five of Pentacles: Eating well even if you’re broke.
Six of Pentacles – Keeping the balance and helping those in need.
Seven of Pentacles hard work and food waste
Eight of Pentacles – apprenticeship and quality cream puffs
Nine of Pentacles: Doing things on your terms + lux food photos
Ten of Pentacles: The real legacy starts at mealtime.
Page Of Pentacles: Keep learning.
Knight of Pentacles Kyle chooses Patrick McCormick, and I choose Jamie Oliver.
Queen Of Pentacles: Only celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli can do it.
King Of Pentacles: It’s good to be this earthy ruler.
The Tarot By The Mouthful Dinner – The culmination of this partnership is a six-course tarot-inspired meal with tarot interpretations and more! Also, The Tarot Coloring Book was launched!
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That’s it! The whole thing is over. Bonne alimentation!
Theresa und Kyle
The Tarot Lady 2016