It was nearing 1 o’clock and I was hungry. Really hungry. And hungry for something satisfying and definitely not a sandwich. I wanted something tasty. Sparky. Creamy. Easy to prepare. So I whipped up some Moonaliscious Crab Salad.
Moonaliscious Crab Salad
Servings: 4-6 Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Enjoy this sparky, creamy seafood salad on Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces Moon days. It’s Neptune and the Moon with a dash of Mercury and Mars.
- 8-16oz. crab or imitation crabmeat (Moon/Neptune)
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced including greens (Mars)
- 1/4-1/2 cup chopped celery (Mercury)
- 1/2-1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (Moon)
- 1/4-1/2 cup mayonnaise (Moon)
- 1/4-2 tsp fresh chopped dill (Mercury)
- 1-2 tbsp horseradish or horseradish cream sauce (Mars)
Chop or slice the crabmeat into smaller bits and combine with all the rest of the ingredients in a good-sized bowl. Use real crab or imitation in this recipe. I use the imitation crab because I like it and it’s a LOT more affordable. Adjust the horseradish and lemon to suit your taste for sparkiness. My fave for the horseradish is Ingelhoffer’s Horseradish Sauce. Cool in refrigerator before serving. Goes great with Captain’s Wafers.
Magick and lore of celery, plant of mercury
According to Scott Cunningham, Celery (Mercury) stalks and seeds “induce lust when eaten.” He’s not the only one who thinks so. A Care2 article agrees that it can amp up our sex life. “According to Dr. Alan R. Hirsch, Director of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, two pheromones in celery–androstenone and androstenol–boost your arousal levels. They are released when you chew on a celery stalk. ” (Source) More crudités, anyone?
Celery is also believed to help our concentration. Scott Cunningham says that witches ate celery seeds before flying off on their brooms so that they wouldn’t get dizzy and fall off. I seem to recall it taking a great deal concentration to fly on a broom. 😉