Or I as I like to call it, kitchwitch, silly sounding, I know. However, Kitchen witchery is very much a way we work magick, and most of us are completely unaware. So, what is a kitchen witch? You may ask. A kitchen witch is exactly as it sounds, it is a person who primarily focuses their magical practices on home and hearth, they typically use common things that they can find in the kitchen to use as magickal tools. Many kitchen witches focus their spirituality on ancestry spirits and home and hearth deities. A kitchen witch isn't always a practicing witch, they may be a member of any type of religion or no religion.
They may use ritual energy in their magical workings, however, kitchen witchery typically involves environmental energies, such as herbs, foods, oils and everyday objects. These are infused with their own personal witchy energy which focuses their intent. Kitchen witches, for the most part, are pretty practical, they aren't super strict about ingredients, they are very much willing to improvise if need be and make substitutions where needed. Kitchen witches combine withccraft in their everyday activities in the home. Usually, they are very crafty and love working with their hands, whether its sewing, knitting, painting or doing any type of crafty type of art. It is a very strong way that they can weave their majick.
Kitchen witches are known for they're excellent cooking and baking, they are typically passionate about experimentation and working with new recipes and flavors. They may infuse magic into their cooking with ingredeitns that correspond with sepecfiic properties, mostly referring to alchemical correspondence, or, at times working soley on intuition. They may also recite chants while cooking or baking while they stir, knead and mix in order to really infuse their intentions and energies into the final dish. When it comes to home decor, most kitchen witches use magical protective symbols or they may be in harmony with nature and the elements. You may see a theme throughout their home which reflects their path and their personality as well. This is usually done by intuition and instinct.
Kitchen witches incorporate their magic in all aspects of cleaning, tidying, and general housekeeping. This can include laundry as well many may make their own cleaning solutions with herbs and oils. Sweeping the floors to not only clean the dirt but the energies attached to the room is very important to all witches, but kitchen witches typically work their magic with this daily.
Learn More about kitchen witchery by checking out the below
Kitchen Witch's Corner at the Sacred Hearth
Cooking by Moonlight by Kerri Ann Allrich
Cooking by the Seasons by Kerri Ann Allrich
Witch in the Kitchen by Cait Johnson
The Kitchen Witch: A Year-round Witch's Brew of Seasonal Recipes, Lotions and Potions for Every Pagan Festival by Soraya
The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
The Book of Kitchen Witchery: Spells, recipes, and rituals for magical meals, an enchanted garden, and a happy home by Cerridwen Greenleaf