The Magickal Aspects of Potato
While it may seem bland and unassuming the Potato is filled with Magickal potential!
Gone are the days when the dull brown russet was our only choice at the grocery store. Today we can have our pick of many different types of potato from brown to purple-black!
This starchy member of the nightshade family is one of the most versatile root available.
Wild species of potato were once found throughout the Americas, and most notably cultivate in the Southern Americas and Chile. When the potato was introduced to Europe it was slow to take root among skeptical farmers, but then played a role in the population boom during the mid 19th century.
Healing & Image Magick/Poppet Magick
It is said that the first voodoo dolls were carved from potatoes.
“Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish.”
-Samwise Gamgee, LOTR
Sam had the right idea. Potatoes are versatile and can be cooked in a variety of ways using many different techniques. Out of flour or corn starch? Use a potato to thicken your stew or sauce!
Since potatoes have a mild flavor they pair nicely with most meats and other vegetables. Use aromatic herbs and spices with potato (like garlic & rosemary or chive) to give them an elegant flavor.
Types of Spell Work:
Poppet Magick and Image Magick – Use a potato to carve the likeness related to the subject of your spell.
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Potato can be carried in your pocket to guard against illness.
Store in a cool dry place. Do not store with onions.
Mashed Potato Recipe and Spell Work
This spell work and recipe is designed to help you rid your life of someone you feel is harming you in some way shape or form. Perhaps this person is a leech constantly asking for money or draining you emotionally. Perhaps this person is a stalker, or a bully. When you have a need to rid your life of someone this spell will help you do just that!
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I love food and everything that goes with it. I have spent more than 35 years in the kitchen, enjoying every minute of it. Okay… well, enjoying nearly 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 food, spirituality 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 different cooking classes for adults on subjects of making the time spent in the kitchen more enjoyable and efficient, recipe creation, and how to make cooking a part of your Magickal and spiritual practice.
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 basic-mundane task and make it Magickal!
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