Bourbon Bread Pudding Recipe for Marie Laveau

Variation on the recipe for Bourbon Whiskey Bread Pudding featured in my African-American Ritual Cookbook. It would make a wonderful offering for Marie Laveau, Dr. John or any of the strong spirits of the Crescent City. Food is the simplest and most vital way to connect to divinity, and it’s tasty too. [Read more...]

Juneteenth Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

There are a lot of different culinary traditions that are associated with the remembrance of Juneteenth. Many revolve around strawberries, strawberry soda, strawberry pie, strawberry lemonade. If you are a northern born Yankee like me you are probably scratching your head when people say Strawberry soda, we don’t really have that here. What we do have is a long love affair with Strawberry Lemonade. [Read more...]

Juneteenth History, Herstory, and Some Stuff in Between

Many people have never heard of the holiday Juneteenth. On June 19th 1865 the slaves in Texas finally heard the news that they were free from their chains. This occurred years after Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st 1863. [Read more...]

Jumping The Broom: An Old Wedding Tradition for A New Life

The new Bride needs something old, something new, something borrowed, and…. a broom. The tradition of “jumping the broom” has been around for hundreds of years. It has become a special blessing that the couple takes as they make their leap into a new life together. [Read more...]

Ancestor Poem: Gede Better All The Time – You Got to Admit

Ancestor poem by Lilith Dorsey. [Read more...]

New Video Series- Tales From The Voodoo Side

Everyone loves a good story and between my own spiritual godkids asking me to tell them a story, as well as media professionals and just about everyone in between from 3 to 93 asking the same thing it made sense to me to start a new video series. [Read more...]

Raise A Glass To My Friends…A Memorial Poem

The Pagan community lost another leader yesterday with the passing of Morning Glory Zell. She was a glorious visionary and a friend. I planted Morning Glories today in honor of her. [Read more...]


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