~ the spirit of the goddess and of the harvest is embodied within the cornstalks; to honour the goddess and harvest, a corn husk dolly can be made during any of the autumn sabbats ~

– a corn husk dolly made at Lughnasadh

while the days have begun to gradually grow shorter, the sun continues to warm the evening air.  As Lughnasadh approaches, celebrate with a bonfire and picnic; this recipe for steamed corn with parsley is perfect to honour the Mother Earth and her bounty, and the corn husks can be dried to make a corn husk dolly