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Lammas (Lughnasadh) Cooking

Lammas is all about the bounty of the early harvest. Why not celebrate with a big feast? Nothing quite says Lammas Menu like bread and other grains, as well as early fall veggies like squash, or late summer fruits such as apples. Plan your Sabbat menu and have a delicious dinner to celebrate Lammas!

Blackberry Cobbler
At Lammas, blackberries are ripe and ready for picking. Gather up a bucketful and make a delicious blackberry cobbler for your summer celebrations!

Buttered Chicken
Buttered chicken is the perfect dish for your Lammas ceremony. It only take a few minutes to prepare, and it's delicious!

Basil Pesto
Basil represents protection and love, so why not whip up a batch of magical pesto? Harvest fresh basil from your garden, add a bit of oil, and serve it over pasta -- or just eat it with a spoon!

Make a Loaf of Lammas Bread
Lammas is all about the harvest, and what better way to celebrate than with a fresh loaf of ritual bread? After all, the word Lammas comes from "loaf mass", so bake this easy bread-man, and use him in rituals to honor the god of the grain.

Barley Mushroom Soup
Barley is one of the grains honored in harvest folklore throughout history. It's a filling sort of grain, and lends itself beautifully to a hearty soup, especially when you add wild mushrooms and other late summer goodies!

Colcannon -- Irish Potatoes for Lughnasadh
Although Colcannon is traditionally eaten for St. Patrick's Day in March, the use of potatoes and cabbage makes it a perfect harvest meal. Use as a side dish, or your main course at your Lughnasadh feast!

Roasted Garlic Corn
Corn is ripe and fresh around Lammas, but why bother with plain old boiled corn on the cob? Jazz things up a bit with this delicious variation that relies on savory garlic for a little extra zing.

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