We are filling up on magic at the dinner table as we look to the folklore and enchanted uses of ingredients like corn, apples, potatoes, and more!
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Download: Episode 178 – A Cornucopia of Magic
We pull a lot from folkloric sources in this episode, and you can find many of those through our previous posts on these ingredients:
- Blog Post 123 – Corn
- Blog Post 143 – Apples (see also our Everyday Magic video on apples)
- Blog Post 144 – Walnuts
- Blog Post 145 -Wart Charming (because everything seems to cure warts, apparently)
- Blog Post 157 – Peaches
- Blog Post 192 – Eating Your Luck
- Blog Post 227 – Bread
We’d also recommend checking out our episode on Food Magic with author and cook Gwion Raven, as well as his book, The Magick of Food.
You can hear Cory talk more about turkey bones in folk magic (as well as other dinner table necromancy) at the recent episode of Cursed! Podcast: Cory & Corpses.
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