Good news is on the way if baked apples burst in the oven.
Guests should be expected if eggs crack while boiling.
Don’t leave your cupboard doors open or people will gossip about you.
Accidentally mixing up the salt and sugar in a recipe predicts good news is on the way.
Forgetting to add a spice to a recipe means bad fortune. Remedy it straight away by adding the spices you forgot.
Spilling salt is a well known sign of trouble. Throw a pinch of salt over the left shoulder to avoid the hex.
Knocking over the sugar bowl is a sign of money while spilling pepper signifies a coming fight. As with salt throw the pepper over your left shoulder to remedy.
Always stir in a clockwise motion so you don’t stir negative energy into your food. It was once believed that food could be saved from being poisoned by doing so.
The accidental spilling of water on a tablecloth portends to rain.
Money will soon be coming your way if any of the following should occur: bubbles appear in a cup of coffee, you accidentally knock over a sugar bowl, rice forms a ring around the edge of a pot or tea leaves float to the surface of the cup.
Be prepared for an argument with someone if you should happen to spill pepper on the kitchen table or floor. Remedy by tossing the pepper over your left shoulder.
If two persons stir the same pot they will soon find themselves in a quarrel.
Same goes for two people sitting on top of a table together.
If your apron “comes untied itself” and falls off while you are working in the kitchen, this is generally seen as a sign that someone is thinking about you. Some say it is your sweetheart.
If salt and sugar are accidentally mixed up this is also said that your sweetheart is thinking about you.
If a fork accidentally falls to the floor a woman will soon knock on your door. A spoon indicates the arrival of a man. (In some parts of the world this is reversed).
Never sit on a table if you’re engaged to be married. This will break the engagement.
Dropping a slice of bread butter side down is a bad omen, while butter side up is a good omen.
Putting your apron on backwards portends good fortune.
If you drop a dish rag it means something special is about to happen.
An egg accidentally breaking on the floor predicts forthcoming news.
Spilling oil while preparing dinner predicts improvements, especially in business.