Mejadera-roni for Dagon | Auset.net

Mejadera-roni, a dish of rice, vermicelli, lentils, and onions

It’s a starch on a starch with lentils and onions. Mixed grain dishes were a good offering to agricultural fertility deities such as Dagon, as well as good ways to use up leftovers that wouldn’t make a full meal by themselves. It also comes out pretty tasty. This is a…

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Mejadera-roni for Dagon

Mejadera-roni, a dish of rice, vermicelli, lentils, and onions

Yum Yum It’s a starch on a starch with lentils and onions. Mixed grain dishes were a good offering to agricultural fertility deities such as Dagon, as well as good ways to use up leftovers that wouldn’t make a full meal by themselves. It also comes out pretty tasty. This…

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Funeral Beef | Auset.net

Funeral Beef with 5 Milks Macaroni and Cheese in the background

This is a beef dish commonly served at funerals in Israel. It seems to be the standard regardless of religion, and upon deeper examination, makes sense. Aside of the fact that people need sustenance even while grieving, the spirits that would be attracted to it are protective and nurturing angels….

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Funeral Beef

Funeral Beef with 5 Milks Macaroni and Cheese in the background

Yum Yum This is a beef dish commonly served at funerals in Israel. It seems to be the standard regardless of religion, and upon deeper examination, makes sense. Aside of the fact that people need sustenance even while grieving, the spirits that would be attracted to it are protective and…

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Offering Plates or Stiff and Chewy Flatbread

Biodegradable Offering Plates

When we dispatch offerings outdoors, we try not to do undue damage to the environment. Paper and cardboard as well as bamboo and large leaves are often used as offering plates. A big flatbread is another option. This recipe is for a dough that once grilled in a frying pan,…

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5 Milks Macaroni and Cheese for Oshun | Auset.net

5 Milks Mac and Cheese

This is a recipe for macaroni and cheese that uses five kinds of milk products. It follows along the tradition of doing things for Oshun involving multiples of 5, one of her sacred numbers. It is based on a very rich bechamel cheese sauce. If it’s available, you want to…

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Oya’s Skirt: Eggplant in Red Sauce

Oya Skirt Eggplant

Yum Yum This dish is very not traditionally African, but it is seen around the diaspora from time to time as an offering to Oya. It’s suspected from the tomatoes and beans that the sauce part of this may have originally been something given to a local Mesoamerican or South…

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