Summer Squash Toss

Summer squash is a food associated with Lammas. This dish helps me and my neighbors find ways to use our abundance of zucchini too. Summer Squash Toss Ingredients 1 red onion, cut into thin wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil 3 zucchini and/or yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices … Continue reading Summer Squash Toss

Potato Cakes with Summer Squash

First Harvest-Lammas Recipe using Summer Squash Potato Cakes with Summer Squash Ingredients 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered 1/2 cup bottled black bean and corn salsa 1/4 cup shredded Monterrey Jack or cheddar cheese (1 ounce) 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups thin bite-size strips yellow summer squash and/or zucchini Salt … Continue reading Potato Cakes with Summer Squash

Correspondence of Lughnasadh, Lammas, First Harvest

  The plants & herbs associated with  Lammas Lughnasadh are: All Grains, Apples, Grapes, Heather, Blackberries, Sloe, Crab Apples, Pears, hollyhocks. sunflower, oak, acacia, ginseng, beets, parsnips, carrots, onions, cabbage,Aloes, Rose, Sandalwood, frankincense,ash, camphor, caraway, fern, geranium, juniper, mandrake, marjoram, thyme Colors associated with  Lammas Lugnasadh are: red, orange, gold, yellow, brown, bronze. Stones associated … Continue reading Correspondence of Lughnasadh, Lammas, First Harvest

Vegetables and Fruits of Litha 2015

Litha foods are fresh vegetables of all kinds and fresh fruits such as lemons and oranges, summer fruits, honey, Summer squash and any yellow or orange colored foods. Traditional drinks are ale, mead, and fresh fruit juice. - See more at: http://ravenhawks.net/magazine/2013/06/09/correspondence-of-litha/ The following recipes incorporate traditional vegetables and fruits of Litha add these to … Continue reading Vegetables and Fruits of Litha 2015

Picnicking

Litha Activity — picnicking Having a picnic is one of the traditional activities of Litha.  Litha — the Summer Solstice — is the longest day of the year, the day to celebrate the Father Sun God and Mother Goddess in all their glory and power.  It is a festival of lighthearted joy and celebration in … Continue reading Picnicking