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Potato Soup

Scott Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Wicca in the Kitchen-Potato Soup
5 medium-sized potatoes; peeled and cubed
2 medium onions; finely chopped
2 ts. salt
2 cups water
1 Tbs. butter
1/2 cup flour
6 cups milk
5 slices bacon; chopped
Black pepper
1 Tbs. dried parsley

1. In a large sauce pan add potatoes, onions, salt, and water.
2. Cover and heat on medium, boil until potatoes are tender.
3. Drain off water and place potatoes and onions aside in a large bowl.
4. Melt butter in the same pot and stir in flour and milk on medium to high heat until the sauce starts to thicken.
5. Reduce heat to low, stir in potatoes and onions.
6. Fry chopped bacon slices in a skillet until crisp.
7. Drain on paper towel and stir into the soup, adding salt and pepper to taste.
8. Serve in individual bowls and sprinkle parsley flakes. Enjoy.

 Magickal uses: Protection and healing.

Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy scalloped potatoes in 80 mins.

4 cups Potatoes; thinly sliced
1 Tbs. All-Purpose Flour
1 ts. Salt
1/8 ts. Black Pepper
1/4 cup Onion; finely chopped
1 1/2 cup Milk
3-4 Tbs. butter
2 Tbs. Mozzarella

1. Heat oven to 350° F.
2. In a baking dish, lay one layer of  potatoes then add onion, salt, pepper, flour, and 1 tbs butter.
3. Add a second layer of potatoes and continue with each layer.
4. On the last layer, heat milk, pour over potato layers and add butter. 
5. Cover and cook for 65 mins.
6. Uncover and cook for 10 mins.
7. Add cheese and cook for 5 mins. Enjoy.

Favorite Blackberry Cobbler

Family and friends love this recipe.

This recipe is doubled. During the summer I add raspberries and wild black raspberries to this recipe.

Ingredients with Magickal uses:
8 cups Blackberries-money, sex/Raspberries-happiness, protection, love
3 cups Sugar-love
4 Tbs. Cornstarch
2 sticks Butter-spirituality
1 cup Milk-love, spirituality
1 tsp. Salt-grounding, stopping psychic awareness, protection
1 tsp. Vanilla extract-love, sexuality
2 tsp. Baking powder
2 cups All- purpose Flour-prosperity, money

1. Combine blackberries, 2 cups of sugar, and cornstarch in a medium bowl; mix well.
2. Pour in a 13x9 in. baking pan.
3. Combine 2 sticks of butter, 1 cup of sugar, milk, salt, and vanilla extract in medium sauce pan.
4. Bring to a boil; cool to luke warm.
5. Stir in baking powder and flour.
6. Pour over blackberries.
7. Bake at 350° for 45 mins. Let cool for 30 mins. Enjoy.

Lammas Bread

Ingredients with Magickal uses:
3 to 3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour-prosperity and money
1 1/2 ts Yeast
2 cups Water
1/3 cup packed Brown sugar-love
3 Tbs Butter-spirituality
1 1/3 ts Salt-grounding, stopping psychic awareness, protection
2 cups Whole wheat flour-prosperity, money
1 Egg; heavily beaten-spirituality,protection, grounding, physical fertility

1. In mixing bowl combine 2 cups all-purpose flour and yeast.
2. In a medium sauce pan heat water, brown sugar, butter and salt until the butter melts.
3. Add water mixture to dry mixture and mix on slow to medium speed for 30 seconds.
4. Beat on high for 3 mins.and add whole wheat flour and as much you can of the rest of all-purpose flour.
5. Turn dough out on a lightly floured surface.
6. Knead in enough of the remaining all-purpose flour to a moderately stiff dough to smooth and elastic.
7. Place dough in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface of dough.
8. Cover and place bowl on a heating pad on high for 1 to 1 1/2 hours to rise in double size.

Directions on how to shape dough to sheaf of wheat go to: http://momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.com/2007/09/world-bread-day-2007.html

9. Bake at 450°F for 15 minutes.
10. Reduce temperature to 350°F and coat with egg whites.
11. Bake for 30-45 minutes till golden brown.
12. Let cool and share with your friends on the first harvest of the year. Enjoy!