General Reference materials used in this blog.
Here I will list the sites, books, and my other sources of information.
Websites & Other Blog Sites:
Books & Periodicals :
Eating on the Wild Side, written by: Jo Robinson
The Mystery of Herbs and Spices, written by: James Moseley
The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners, written by: Rosemary Gladstar
Magical Herbalism, written by: Scott Cunningham
The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews, written by: Scott Cunningham
The Witch’s guide to Life, written by: Kala Trobe
Breverton’s Complete Herbal, written by: Terry Breverton
While most photos are taken and edited by me other photos are used from these helpful sources.
Google Images – “labeled for reuse”
Through persistence, I found the honest answer… I can have both! I realize that I could forge my own path using the skills and knowledge I gained, and the simplest of techniques.
I love food and everything that goes with it. I have spent more than 35 years in the kitchen, enjoying every minute. Okay… well, enjoying almost every minute of it.
In addition, I have disbursed nearly as many years studying Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism. Combining these two interests has created a Magickal path where I combine food and spirituality. To my delight they play brilliantly together.
My love of whole healthy foods, and unique recipes has also lead me to help run a local teen cooking program, where I teach kids valuable life skills in the kitchen. In addition, I teach a variety of cooking classes for adults and covens on subjects ranging from making the time spent in the kitchen more enjoyable, to cooking together as a group, and recipe-spell creation.
It only made sense that I would begin writing and sharing my experience. From this, The Magick Kitchen was born. My journey with you is about developing a spiritual experience with food, far beyond the dull habit of consumption. We have a marvelous opportunity here to take a most mundane task and make it Magickal!
The Magick Kitchen is about connecting to Divinity through food and the ritual of preparing and sharing food. It is about developing a sacred balance between nourishment, ritual, and spirit. Food has the power to heal, sooth, and bring us together as friends, families, and community.
I am so glad you joined me! Sharing knowledge, experience, and personal perspective with you is an honor. Thank you!