154 entries in Salt, Pepper & Sugar
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Unknown Of diverse petie juggling knacks
  • making an oat stir
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown Of divers pretty jugling knacks
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 45
Unknown The Coffee Trick Coffee berries changed to Hot Coffee, White Beans to Sugar, and Bran to Hot Milk, prop heavy
Variations Modern Magic 388
H. F. C. Suhr Die chinesische Kaffeefabrikation brown and white paper confetti changes into coffee and milk, sugar also produced
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 50
Emil Clauß Ein niedlichen Kunststück am Theetisch chink-a-chink with sugar cubes
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 190
Carl Willmann Die magische Zuckerdose loose items in small sugar box change into sugar cubes
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 154
Unknown The Flying Salt sleeving salt, ungimmicked
The Art of Magic 320
Oswald Rae Something from Nothing tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, black coffee, milk or milk coffee is produced, eventually sugar and biscuits are poured out
Sub Rosa 36
Lu Brent Tobacco Magic loose tobacco vanishes from hand, is reproduce with other hand
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 84
Unknown The Four Sugar Cubes matrix type assembly
Greater Magic 825
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 314
Henry Gordien The Salt Trick salt from hand to hand
Greater Magic 858
Dr. L. Rothbart Sugar Lumps on of three sugar cubes disappears
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 2) 4
Theodore Annemann No Pain fakir stunt combination:
  • burning cigarette on tongue
  • needle through arm (real)
  • eating pepper
  • putting hand in trap
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 423
Dr. Victor M. Trask Traveling Sugar adaption of Al Baker's Salt Vanish with Rice Bowls
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 641
Mitchell Dyszel Salt & Pepper Separation grains mixed and magically separated, static electricity
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 616
Unknown The Passe-Passe Salt thumb tip
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 129
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department
  • idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
  • idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
  • gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Jean Hugard Jean-Eralities on the salt trick (problem of salt and moisture), on the use of a wand
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 23
R. M. Jamison Odds and Ends tips and hints for
  • Clippo
  • Baker's Salt Trick
  • Oriental Restoring Powder
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 23
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Sugar Mark pencil mark from sugar cube to saucer
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 58
George Starke Salt and Water salt travels from hand to hand, then water appears
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 50
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 273
Jack Chanin Vanishing Salt Trick salt vanishes from hand and appears in handkerchief, tube
My Best 197
Sam Leo Horowitz Malini-Bey Chink-A-Chink
Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 46
Al Baker Sugar Cube quickly unwrapping a sugar cube, bar bet
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
U. F. Grant Round Table Salt Vanish salt poured in hand vanishes, poured straight through fist into lap
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Unknown Cube Levitation two sugar cubes stick together
Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown Steady Hands puzzle / bar bet with sugar cubes
Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown Five Cube Pick-Up bar bet with sugar cubes, lifting five cubes with one finger
Over the Coffee Cups 1
Unknown Cubes, Papers, and Coin bar bet, three cubes are stacked on a coin and with piece of paper in between, slips and coins must be removed without touching the sugar
Over the Coffee Cups 3
Unknown, Dorny, Chuck Sanders Mysterious Initials initial written on sugar cube, sugar is dissolved in coffee and initial appears on spectator's hand
Over the Coffee Cups 2
Unknown Hand to Hand sugar cube travels to other hand, lapping
Over the Coffee Cups 3
Larry Arcuri Sugar Penetration sugar penetrates wrapper and hand
Over the Coffee Cups 3
Martin Gardner Beery salt spilled in beer rises to top, see also p. 758
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 754
Walter Price Catching the Salt salt on knife
Over the Coffee Cups 7
Johnny Jones Cross of Pepper pepper on water, making a cross with match
Over the Coffee Cups 24
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil)
Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Al Baker Salt Flight from hand to container
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 450
Al Baker Sugar Cube Vanish
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 452
Martin Gardner Cubism sugar cubes travel from one hand to the other and back
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 254) 1016
Dick King Peppery pepper appears, with salt shaker and two tubes
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 279) 1117
Dick Piser Supreme Salt salt vanishes and appears, loop ball gimmick
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1162
Dr. Hale Salt Trick Gimmick impromptu gimmick from gum package wrapper
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307) 28
Roger Lane Sticky and Tricky two sugar cubes stick together
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 128
Leonard Austin Sugar and Spoon Transportation with glasses
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 23
James G. Thompson Jr., Verne Chesbro, William H. McCaffrey, Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt
Related to Top Secrets of Magic 44
Bert Allerton The Sugar Cube sugar cube penetrates wrapping and hand
The Close-Up Magician 41
John V. Hope Sugar Go sugar put in handkerchief penetrates table
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 249
Max Malini Lump Sugar sugar turns into sugar cube in performer's hand, other ideas with sugar cubes
Malini and His Magic 58
Leo Behnke Sugar Supply building an index of branded sugar cubes from local restaurants
Entertaining Close Up 7
Leo Behnke Spot Everywhere spots drawn on sugar cube, cube is dissolved in water and spots found on spectator, stamp with the aid of sugar cube
Entertaining Close Up 8
Leo Behnke Card Cubes name of card found on wrapped sugar cubes
Entertaining Close Up 7
Leo Behnke Sweet Smash smashing a sugar cube on the table and turn it flat
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles' "Smash"
Entertaining Close Up 8
Fred G. Taylor Mr. Oog's Silk to Salt using salt shaker
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 387
Ralph Gironda Salt Go salt vanishes inside black silk and becomes white silk, then becomes sugar
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 141
Steve Spillman A Touch of Salt salt from vase, modified ball vase
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 47) 233
Amedeo Vacca Pinch of Salt salt heap glued on paddle, salt tossed in air and caught on paddle, salt changes to coin
Amedeo's Continental Magic 30
Gene Nielsen Sweet Swindle with sugar packets, written on paper
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 97) 482
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon Salt Pour
Magic With Faucett Ross 98
Francis Carlyle Salt Gimic Hand Servante ditching gimmick in other hand
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 156
Max Malini Malini's Chink-A-Chink sugar cubes, see p. 1053 for Johnny Thompson credit
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 842
Joseph Dunninger Trick Sugar sugar cube thrown in bowl of water, it first sinks but then rises back to surface, chemical
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 869
Unknown El Terrón de Azúcar que Arde performer is able to set a sugar cube on fire
Magia en el Bar 18
Unknown Azúcar Volatilizado sugar cube penetrates wrapping and table
Magia en el Bar 19
Unknown Salt and Matches salt in hand transposes with matches in matchbox
Another Close-up Cavalcade 102
Harry Lorayne Four to Go
The Magic Book 274
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Unknown Salt and Sugar sugar packet or cube and salt shaker vanish, reappear in coat, lapping
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 8
Eric Meredith Invisible Salt Extraction salt pours from hands, shaker under napkin is then empty
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Ross Bertram The Salt Trick salt pour
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 90
Ross Bertram Origin of the Salt Trick salt pour
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 160
Tieneblas PK sugar cube floats in coffee
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 197) 982
Slydini Sweet Salt salt poured in spectator's hand and tasted, then vanishes from magicians hand, reappears but is now sugar, paper tube gimmick, salt simply lapped
The Magical World of Slydini 5
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale
Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Karrell Fox A Couple of "Thumb"-Tips - Short & Sweet lose sugar changes to sugar cube
Another Book 47
Karrell Fox A Matter of Taste sugar put in hands of different people, some taste sugar and some salt
Another Book 48
Slydini Sugar Express sugar packet poured in hand, empty packet placed on hand, it travels back into packet
The Magical World of Slydini 8
Karrell Fox Silver Sugar marked quarter coin to sugar packet
Another Book 51
Al Schneider Salt Silk And Silver salt in a salt shaker, coin stack under a rolled up dollar bill and a silk change places. In the salt shaker is the silk, under the bill is salt and the coins are in the hand.
Al Schneider On Close-Up 127
Michael Ammar "Did You Order Salt or Pepper?" salt to pepper packet transformation
Also published here Encore I 14
Johnny Thompson, Max Malini Chink-a-Chink sugar cubes
  • Comments on Palming Technique
  • Background
Related to Polished Polish Prestidigitation 29
Stephen Tucker Sugar 'N' Dice die and sugar cube, thrown number appears on sugar
Babel (Issue 1) 13
Paul Draylin A Tribute to Paul Draylin - A Little Salt Goes a Long Way salt vanishes from hand, reappears in silk
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 86
Bob Chesbro The Salty Pen salt travels from fist to borrowed pen, finger tip
The Tipnician 8
Piet Forton Die hüpfenden Zuckerstückchen chink-a-chink with sugar cubes
Je geschickter desto Zauberer 15
Piet Forton Das Verschwinden lassen eines kleinen Gegenstandes three methods to vanish, a sugar cube, a coin and a thimble, brief
Je geschickter desto Zauberer 12
John Carney Crystal Sugar sugar cubes routine, turn into a crystal
Carney Knowledge 50
Stephen Tucker Gags?
  • Smelling Salts
  • Touch Wood
  • Finding Aces without touching cards (Britland)
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 498
David Ben Ringing in the Gaff matrix effect with dice or sugar cubes
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 314
Paul Harris Sweet Stuff coin and sugar in sugar packet change places
Also published here Close-up Seductions 140
Mike Bornstein Sans Thumbtip bill rolled into tube, salt poured in it, doesn't come out at the bottom
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 946
Mike Bornstein The Hydrostatic Dollar Bill rolled bill is filled with salt, turned over and salt remains inside, gaffed bill
More Money Magic of Mike Bornstein 5
David Ben Shorter and Sweeter Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee
Also published here Epoptica (Issue 7) 427
James Swain Up The Sleeve sugar up the spectator's sleeve, thumb tip
Related to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 386
Pat Hazell The Great Sugar-Swindle routine for ring in sugar packet
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 38
Martin Lewis Martin's Morton's Miracle Transposition between salt and pepper held in spectator / performer's hands
Martin's Miracles 137
Richard "Lu" Lista Shot Glass Salt Transpo salt vanishes from fist and reappears in shot glass that was wrapped in paper napkin
Epoptica (Issue 9) 495
Rick Anderson Solid-State Salt Pour off-beat lang salt pour method
Spectacle 165
Jay Sankey, Gary Kurtz Exodus sugar/salt vanish, pen cap instead of thumb tip
100% Sankey 23
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) Perfekte Salztrick "nach Slydini", using thumb tip with loop
Horizons 38
Bob Sheets The Sugar Trick initial on sugar travels on spectator's hand
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 77
Michael Weber A Man for All Seasons rolled up napkin acts as a salt shaker, then pepper is produced and finally sugar from the same napkin
Life Savers 21
Alexander de Cova Mein Salztrick
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 16
Dr. Boris Zola Salt Pour Thumb Tip
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 27
Steve Dusheck A Looped Thumb Tip for vanishing salt
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 25
Michael Ammar Did You Order Salt or Pepper? salt to pepper transformation
Also published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 145
Michael Weber, Michael Close, Eric A. Maurin Coffee Machine time machine presentation while drinking coffee, sugar packet is restored, coffee free of sugar and spoon vanishes from mug and is resting dry on the table again
Life Savers 15
Michael Weber Torn and Restored Sugar Packet
Inspired by Life Savers 16
Ray Kosby Tear For Two two sugar packets are torn and restored
Life Savers 25
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts sugar packet torn open, sugar poured in hand, crumpled paper as well, restored
Related to
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 27
Tony Cachadiña Sugar Special Packet to load a coin
Lecture Notes 11
James Swain Up the Sleeve poured sugar disappears from fist and reproduced from spectator's sleeve, credits Roger Klause and Don Stapleton
Related to Don't Blink 13
Gerald Deutsch Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2158
Gerald Deutsch Sugar Cube Through Table
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2082
Roger Crosthwaite The Long Pour "Phase Seven: Ending with Style"
cased deck, case suddenly filled with salt
Roger's Thesaurus 34
Jerry Mentzer Dollar Bill and Sugar Packet sugar from sugar packet vanishes and reappers in hand, bill travels into sugar packet
Close-Up File 55
Nate Leipzig Two in the Hand... with sugar cubes, short note from Hilliard's notebook
More Greater Magic 1091
Michael Close Cu/Ag/C12H22O11 Thieves and Sheep with sugar packets, double sided packet
Workers Number 4 38
Joel Givens Sugarless gum transforms to sugarless gum and packet of sugar
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 7
Warren Stephens Too Sweet a Trick sugar packet and sweetener packet transpose, double-facer packet
Close-Up File 5
Joe Scott Cum Grano Salis, or the "Our Town" Salt Trick
Great Tricks Revisited 114
Karrell Fox Fox Passes The Salt long pour
Much Ado About Something 132
John Riggs, Warren Stephens Sweet Mystery three pink sweetener packets travel to other hand joining three sugar packets, winged silver
The Magic of John Riggs 11
Chris "Doc" Dixon Crack Up joke, dandruffs fall from head
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1189
Brad Stine, Gregory Wilson Vanish 5000 sugar from sugar packet vanishes in hand without thumb tip
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 285
John Riggs Sugar Vanish poured in hand, impromptu thumb tip version
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1196
Curtis Kam Tablehopper's Salt Trick idea for getting a tip for salt vanish from hand
Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 105
Peter Gröning What's Up, Doc? sugar cubes disappear in the hand and appear in performer's mouth
The Warpsmith Returns 25
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number
Related to The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 263
Paul Harris, Eric Mead The Swing Thing sugar packet is torn and sugar poured into folded bill, grains travel back and packet restors itself
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 49
Paul Harris Sweet Stuff coin and sugar in sugar packet change places
Also published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 191
Chris "Doc" Dixon The Dry Look joke, apparently urinating whit powder because performer is dehydrated
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1192
Martin Gardner Pepper presentation for the stunt in which pepper in water rushes to the edge of the glass, soap
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 154
Martin Gardner Two Stunts
  • "Bronx cheer effect" with tv screen
  • tissue around end of tube, filled with salt, tissue cannot be broken
  • affecting television screen with magnet
Underworld (Issue 7) 95
Jörg Alexander Weber Zaubersalz salt packet torn, salt poured in hand vanishes and packet restores
Inspired by
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
ZauberKunstStücke — Band 1 18
Theodore Annemann, Richard Osterlind Billet Switch with Salt Packet thumb tip
Inspired by ZauberKunstStücke — Band 1 21
Nathan Kranzo Palm Burst wrapped candy penetrates hand, as finale only candy penetrates leaving wrapping behind
Penumbra (Issue 3) 12
David Ben Ringing In The Gaff matrix effect with sugar cubes
Tricks 30
David Ben Bitter Sweet Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee
Also published here Tricks 11
Al Baker Salt Trick salt vanish, gaffed salt shaker with cone inside
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 577
Ted Lesley, Eckhard Böttcher Light Bulb Spectacular card and other objects travel inside light bulb, card, bill, liquid etc
2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 15
Jay Sankey Raising Sugar Cane Torn and restored sugar packet
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 50
Jay Sankey Sweet Bread Sugar packet and crumpled bill transposition
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 56
Thomas Otto, Christoph Borer Sugar Blues sugar packet vanishes and appears over selection in deck
Also published here
  • Sugar Blues in "Was ist wo?", 1990
Compilation 172
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Sealed & Revealed Method to achieve small object to sealed sugar packet, how to unseal and seal
Organic 34
Oliver Meech Touching Transposition Coin transposes with sugar cube, both in magician's hands, spectator can feel the cube before the transposition
The Plot Thickens 28
Tom Stone Salt Container
Vortex 193
Tom Stone Salt-X-Change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker
Vortex 191
Hiroshi Sawa ティー・ブレイク (The Tea Break) Chop Cup type of routine with coffee cup, sugar cubes and lemon as a final load
Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 151
Joaquín Matas La Sal de Kaps Kaps salt pour routine
A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 299
Kieron Johnson Diabetics Nightmare sugar vanishes in mouth, then reappears in pen and pours out for a long time
The Time Traveller 87
Max Malini, Johnny Thompson Sugar Cube Assembly with a gaffed cube that appears wrapped from one side and unwrapped from the other
Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 301
Johnny Thompson, Fred Kaps On Palming tips for palming sugar cubes off the table for chink-a-chink
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 302