Hoodoo Up the Hearth: Come On In My Kitchen

In my book Voodoo and Afro-Caribbean Paganism, I talk about how its practitioners are called doctors and are “said to always have one hand, eye, or foot in both worlds: the visible and the invisible.” Hoodoo is at its core folk magick, it thrives on making do with what it can grab with that one hand, and much of the magick and mystery takes place no farther than the kitchen. [Read more...]

Ancestor Hash Browns with Sweet Potato Recipe

One of the easiest ways to honor your ancestors is right in your own kitchen. The following recipe is designed to bring about healing with magickal herbs like parsley and basil, and honoring celebration of those that have gone before with sweet potatoes. [Read more...]

High John the Conqueror Root and the Mayor of Hell

People use High John the conqueror Root for justice, eloquence, money, healing, power, love, gambling, just about everything you can imagine. It can be grated or shaved and used in gris-gris bags or sprinkling powders.It is sometimes anointed with other herbs and oils to increase its power, and there is quite a bit of legend that says you can anoint it with the urine of your lover if you like to bring extra gambling success. [Read more...]

Honor Your Ancestors and Native People with Corn Maque Choux

New Orleans has a unique flavor all its own: the jazz, the Voodoo, the streetcar, and the food. Oh, how we love the food. Maque Choux is a Southern Louisiana corn delicacy. [Read more...]

A Sicilian St. Joseph’s Day Recipe for Frittata

Every Sicilian knows that March 19th is the feast of St. Joseph. It is a time for elaborate celebrations, tables laid with flowers and food for all to share. [Read more...]

Mardi Gras: Start It Rite with Voodoo Mojo Juice and More!

Gearing up for Mardi Gras with mind, body, and spirits for the spirits! We can all start to get in the mood and join in the fun with Voodoo Mojo Juice! [Read more...]

Santeria Recipe: Oya Flaming Spinach Salad

Everything you put in your mouth, your mind, your body should feed your soul. Many of you took the time over the weekend to celebrate the wondrousness of the Santeria goddess of the wind Oya. Try the following is exciting recipe that includes many of her favorite offerings, and goes on fire! [Read more...]


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