Posts Tagged ‘ kitchen witch ’

Magical Food – Protection

Oct 24th, 2018 | By
magical food, protection, rachel patterson

Magical Food – Protection However careful we are we can always use a little bit of extra protection, whether it is personal to us and our bodies and emotions or whether it is bringing in protection to our homes and families.    I do believe the best protection we can give ourselves is the psychic shield,

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Pumpkin, Turnip and Corn Magic

Oct 17th, 2018 | By
rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Pumpkin, Turnip and Corn Magic A familiar sight during the month of October…the carved pumpkin heralds autumn and the festival of Samhain along with Halloween and trick or treating. Originating in Ireland (according to my research) where they carved scary faces into turnips and placed them by their doors and windows to frighten away evil

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Magical Food: Samhain and vampire’s blood…

Oct 10th, 2018 | By
rachel patterson, samhain, kitchen witch

Samhain – 31st October/1st November This has got to be I would think, quite possibly the most celebrated pagan holiday?  I love this time of the year, autumn is my favourite with the crisp fresh air first thing in the morning and the colour of the autumn trees.  It is the end of summer and

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Magical food: A honey jar spell

Sep 25th, 2018 | By
rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Magical Food Spells You can incorporate food into lots of spells; most people have food of some sort during ritual anyway so bring it into your spell work. Most of us at one time or another eat magical food without evening know it, we eat specific foods at celebrations such as wedding or hand fasting

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Magical baking basics

Sep 21st, 2018 | By
rachel patterson, kitchen witch

These are some really easy basic recipes that you can add your own flavourings and herbs to, adding in your own magical intent.  They also work well for the feasting at rituals.  Taken from my book A Kitchen Witch’s World of Magical Food. Sweet Biscuits Use this base recipe and add in any herbs or

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Basic all purpose magical cooking recipes

Sep 11th, 2018 | By

Basic all purpose magical cooking recipes You can pack in a huge amount of magical energy very simply by making an herb oil, vinegar or butter.  Here I have given some basic recipes but experiment!  Leave for a couple of weeks for the flavours of the herbs to infuse. Herbal Oil You will need: A

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Calling in the quarters

Jul 23rd, 2018 | By
kitchen witch, rachel patterson, art of ritual, calling quarters

Calling in the quarters   Calling in the elements, calling the quarters, calling the Guardians of the Watchtowers, calling the Elementals – so many names!  But essentially we are calling upon the four elements from the four directions to join us in ritual and to lend their power, energy and protection.  These might be in

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Cast the circle…

Jul 9th, 2018 | By
kitchen witch, circle casting, rachel patterson, art of ritual

Cast the Circle…   If you are just working on your own, meditating or doing a simple candle spell I don’t believe casting a circle is always necessary.  If you regularly smudge and protect your house and have your own shielding in place I wouldn’t bother, but the choice is yours.  If you are going

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Adventures of a Kitchen Witch…

Jul 4th, 2018 | By
Kitchen Witch posse, Rachel Patterson

  This year has been lots of fun so far and I have been lucky enough to be invited to several events to waffle and generally make a nuisance of myself. If you are in the area for any of them, please do come up and say ‘hi’ to myself and the Kitchen Witch posse.

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Zodiac signs in spell working

Jun 2nd, 2018 | By
zodiac spells, rachel patterson, kitchen witch

Zodiac signs in spell working And of course, if you like astrology (see my previous blog post) you will probably have an interest in the zodiac too.  Working a spell that corresponds with the current zodiac sign will also throw more power in. Aries Work spells for: Courage, authority, leadership, power, the forces, will power,

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