Heathen's Kitchen Witches Compendium

Magical Food

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Wine Pronunciation Guide
You can't make me Eat It!
Wine and Food Pairing
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Sixty one Uses Of Baking Soda
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Using a Candy Thermometer
Vegetable Harvest and Storage
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Sour Cream
Staple Ingredients
Thawing Times for Whole Turkey
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Roasting Timetable
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Seasonings for Sauces for Meats and Vegetables
Sizes of Dishes and Baking Pans
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Oven Temperature Conversion Chart
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Bottled Water Glossary
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Crimson's Essential Kitchen
The legume Family
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Apples of my Eye
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Can Vegetables Using A Boiling-Water Canner
Candy-Making Temperatures
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Magical foods



Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Air.

USES: Money, Prosperity and Wisdom. The leaves, wood and fruit is

great to use in money and prosperity spells and rituals. It

is often used to make wands for it's element is air, and wands

are associated with air. Eating of the Almond will help in the

cure of fevers, and also bring wisdom to the well eater.

Placing almonds in your pocket will lead you to a source of

money or treasure.


Feminine, Planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of love healing

and prosperity.

USES: Samhain is often called the "Feast of Apples" and is used

on the altar during this time, apples are considered the

fruit of the dead, and are also burried so that the souls

that will be reborn in the Spring will have something to eat

during the long Winter months. The Apple is the symbol of

immortality and a branch carried with the fruit, buds or

flowers will gain you access into the land of the Gods.

The buds are used in poppets, sachets and incenses to gain

and bring love. Put the juice in pink wax to make candles,

burn the candles to attract love. Unicorns are known to

reside near apple trees. Cutting an apple in half and giving

the other half to a loved one to eat insures that the two of

you will stay happy. Cutting the apple in 3 pieces and

rubbing on ailing parts of your body, near the place if inside

your body, and buring the three pieces when finished will help

aid in the healing of the ailment.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, power of Love.

USES: The juice of the apricot is used in rituals and love potions.

You can carry the pits to attract love and drinking of the

juice will soften your personality.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, Powers of beauty

love and lust.

USES: Eating of the avocado will bring lust, carring the pit with you

will cause an aura of beauty to surround you.


Masculine, powers of protection, hex breaking, luck and wishes.

USES: Carve a pentagram on the bamboo tree and plant outside of your

home for protection. Placing bamboo over your doorway will

give luck. If under a hex or spell, burn the powder from a

grinded bamboo plant. It was used a divination tool in Chinese

Temples, the bamboo is cut into pieces and the story told from

How the pieces fall. It was also used as a charm against evil



Feminine, planet is Venus, Element is Water, powers of fertility,

potency and prosperity.

USES: In Voodoo the banana is often used to represent the God. If

a couple is married beneath the banana tree, the bride will

have luck in the marriage. The banana is used to increase

fertility and cure impotency. You can use any parts of the

banana tree in money and prosperity spells. To Cut a banana

is considered very bad luck, they should only be broken open.


Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Air, Powers of protection,

Exorcism, Reconsiliations, portency, love and wort charming.

USES: Used to charm away the evil in a person. In Ancient Rome, they

were given to people at funerals to help bless the dead. Beans

are carried to ward off negative energy and evil. Used in

rattles to scare off spirits, very potent when ridding evil

spirits that have taken a living form hostage. To cure worts,

rub dried beans on them while saying, "As this bean decays, So

wart, fall away."


Feminine, planet is Saturn, element is Earth, Power of Love.

USES: Beet juice can be used as a replacement for blood in spells

of old, also in Love magic. It is said that if a couple eat of

the same beet, then they will fall in love forever.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of healing,

love and protection.

USES: Blackberry pies are baked for Lughnasadh for the blackberry is

seen as a symbol of the death of the God. Use blackberry vines

in wreaths to serve in protection of your home, and the plant

vine and berry can be used for prosperity and money spells. To

heal burns and scalds, dip 9 leaves of the blackberry in spring

water, lay them gently on the wound while saying this chant

three times to every leaf "Three ladies came from the east,

one with fire and two with frost.

out with the fire, in with the frost"


Power of protection.

USES: Place under the home or under matts at doorway for protection

and to ward off evil. Eat blueberries while under psychic

attack in tarts and pies to increase the strength of the berry

and decrease the effects of the attack.


Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Air, power of Love.

USES: Carry as a talismen to attract love and bring luck in matters

of the heart.


Masculine, planet is Mars, element is Fire, powers of feritility and


USES: Carrots are eaten to cause lust. If the seeds are eaten it

will help a woman become more fertile, if a man is impotent

eating carrots will solve this problem.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is Fire, Power of Money.

USES: The cashew can be carried to help find a job, and also used

in money and prosperity jobs.


Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Fire, powers of lust,

mental and psychic powers.

USES: The stalk and seeds will induce lust upon consumption. Chewing

on the seeds will help center yourself and help along in

consentration. The seed can be used in spell pillows to induce

sleep. To increase psychic powers, burn with orris root.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, Powers of divination

and love.

USES: In Japenese lore it is said to tie a strand of hair on the

blossom of a cherry tree will attract love. Cherry juice can

also be used as a replacement for blood in spells of old.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is Fire, powers of the psychic

and healing.

USES: To increase psychic powers eat of the citron. Can be used in

most healing spells and in incense to aid in healing.


Feminine, planet is the Moon, element is Water, powers of chasity

protection and purification.

USES: To protect your property, cut the coconut in half, fill with

protective herbs, seal shut again and bury somewhere on your

property. Hang a whole coconut in your home for protection.

Is used in chasity and protection spells.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Earth, powers of protection

divination and luck.

USES: The Corn Mother is a Goddess that has been worshipped through

time by East and North America. She is the deity of fertility

and plenty, the corn either whole or ground is used to bless

and scattered for ritual. Make a necklace of whole kernels to

prevent nose bleeds. Cornstalks hung over the mirror brings

good luck to the household. Red corncobs were burned in the

mountains of North America on the homes doorstep or under the

bed to aid in childbirth. Pollen from corn was used in rain

making rituals by Meso-Americans. Placing an ear of corn with

a sleeping infant will keep out negative energy.


Feminine, Planet is the Moon, element is Water, powers of chasity

fertility and healing.

USES: The peels of the cucumber placed on the forehead will help aid

in the cure of a headache. Eating of the seeds will help with

fertility, and when the cucumber it's self is eaten it hinders

lust. Sliced thinly and placed on the eyes it cures dry and

swollen eyes.


Masculine, planet is Jupiter, element is Fire, powers of love,

divination and fertility.

USES: If eaten fresh, the fig will help aid in conception and

and impotence. Small phallic images carved in the wood and

carried will do the same role. In the home, if the fig is grown

in the bedroom it helps bring sleep, in the kitchen it aids

with the knowing the family will never go hungry, anywhere else

it will bring luck and protection. If placed on the doorstep

before leaving it will ensure you will arrive home safely.

To charm a man or woman, give them a fresh fig grown by you,

they will be bound to you for as long as they like figs.


Feminine, planet is Moon, element is Water, powers of mental power

fertility, money and garden magick.

USES: In ancient Rome they painted pictures of grapes on the garden

walls to ensure fertility. Eaten grapes increase mental power

and help aid in fertility. When doing a money spell, grapes are

very valuable on the altar.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is Air, powers of protection,

luck, wishes and fertility.

USES: Hazel wood is great for the wand. The twigs of hazel placed in

the window will gaurd against lightning. When the nuts are

eaten it increases wisdom, fertility and aids in divination.

Crowns maid from hazel will help aid in invisability. The

branches are naturally forked and are great for dowsing. Also

when wore in a crown and a wish made, it is said the wish will

come true.


Feminine, planet is the Moon, element is Water, powers of love,

purification, friendship and longitivity.

USES: Lemon juice and water can be used to concencrate magickal tools

and items when added to the water during the full Moon. The

dried flowers and peel are used in love sachets and concoctions.

The leaves can be used in tea to induce lust. place a slice

of lemon under a visitors chair to ensure a long, honost

friendship. If made in a pie and given to your spouse it will

ensure that he stays faithfull. Poking colored pins into the

lemon (no black ones) and hung in the home brings luck to all

that reside in the home.


USES: All nuts are used to promote fertility and are often carried

for this reason. They bring luck and prosperty so are used

in rituals for this reason. Heart shaped nuts are carried to

attract love and double nuts are considered lucky talismens.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is Fire, Powers of healing

peace, lust, potency, protection and fertility.

USES: When eaten olives promote lust and fertility in men. The leaves

spread through a room will cause peacefull vibrations. Athenian

brides wore a crown of olive leaves to insure fertlity. The

branch on the chiminy will ward off lightning. The oil used in

anointing oils helps aid in healing. The leaf imprinted with

Athena's name and placed on the head or body will aid headache

to go away.


Masculine, planet is Mars, element is Fire, powers of protection,

healing, dreams, money and lust.

USES: Dry the flowers and place around the home as a gaurd for

protection. Rub a cup piece of onion over ailing parts of the

body and bury or destroy the onion to give healing. Tie a red

onion to the bed post to protect the sleepers from sickness.

Cut onions into quarters and place around the home to absorb

negative energy and rid the home of sickness. Onions promote

lust when eaten.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is fire, powers of luck, money

divination and love.

USES: When added to a sachet and given to the bride it insures

happiness in the marriage, the peels and seeds are best.

Add dried blossoms to the bath water to aid in beauty.

Orange juice can be a replacement for wine in rituals. Water

distilled with orange blossoms aid in love and lust potions.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Earth, powers of love and money

USES: Use the dried peas on rituals and spells for money. Hand

shelling of peas bring money and fortune. If an unmarried

woman finds exactly 9 peas in a pod and hangs it from the door

the next single man to walk through the door will be her future



Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of love, wishes,

and fertility.

USES: The fruit is eaten to induce love and gain wisdom. Wearing the

pit from your neck will ward off evil. Carring a piece of wood

from a peach tree will help you live a longer life. The wood

is often used for wands and for divination.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of lust and love.

USES: It is eaten to induce sexual arousal. The fruit is used in

in rituals of love. Pear wood is good for magickal wands.


Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Air, powers of money and


USES: Pecans should be added to all money, prosperity and job related

rituals. To ensure your job is kept, shell and eat some pecans

while envisioning yourself at the work place happy and content,

take the shells and wrap them in a bag, leave them in the job

place where they will neither be found nor tampered with.


Masculine, planet is the Sun, element is Fire, powers of luck money

and chasity.

USES: Dried pineapples placed in a bag and added to bath water will

bring luck. The juice hinders lust when drunken, dried peel

is great in money spells and mixtures.


Masculine, planet is mercury, element is Air, power of breaking love


USES: When dyed red and given to the undead, it eases the soul into

restfull death. When the nut is eaten it will break a love



Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of love and


USES: Eat of the fruit to induce love, place a branch of the plum tree

over the door to keep out negative energy and evil.


Masculine, planet is Mercury, element is Fire, powers of divination,

wishes, luck, wealth and fertility.

USES: The seed should be eaten to increase fertility, and the rind

carried for this same reason. Always make a wish before eating

the fruit, for your wish will come true. The juice of the

pomegranate can be used as a blood substitute.


Feminine, planet is the Moon, element is Earth powers of healing and

image magick.

USES: Many use the potato as poppets, and the eyes used as eyes for

other kinds of poppets. Carry a potato in the pocket to cure

toothache, this also wards agains rhumatism, warts and gout.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water, powers of love and


USES: The brambles are hung at doors when a person in the house

has died so that the spirit wont enter the home again. The

leaves are carried by pregnant woman to help with the pains

of childbirth and pregnacy itself. Rasberries often served

to induce love. Strawberry leaves also help with childbirth

and the leaves are also carried for luck.


Feminine, planet is Venus, element is Water powers of prosperity,

protection and love.

USES: Place a new tomoto on the mantle every three days to bring

prosperity. When eaten it inspires love and grown in the

garden as an aid to ward off evil.


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