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Fig Cornmeal Cake

Baking this fresh fig cornmeal cake in a cast iron skillet gives it a delicious bottom crust, not to mention the mahogany edges. It is perfect any time of the day.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Sloppy Joes

This slow cooker Chicken Sloppy Joes is easy to prepare and easy on your wallet.

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Pineapple Rosemary Agua Fresca for Assumption

  Today is the feast of the Assumption. The Assumption is the feast of the Blessed VIrgin Mary. It is one of the grandest feasts in the Catholic Calendar year. Today the church celebrates...

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Fig Jam

The lush sweetness of the figs shines through in this simple fig jam recipe.

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Garden Herb Focaccia #breadbakers

This Garden Herb Focaccia is rich with extra virgin olive oil and herbs fresh from my garden.

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Noodle Kugel and Saint Edith Stein

  Of all the Saints that I have featured on my blog, by far this is the one that most resonates with me. Edith Stein or Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross has to...

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Roasted Grapes and Sausage for Transfiguration

Today is the Feast of the Transfiguration. This feast commemorates the transfiguration or metamorphosis of Christ on Mount Thabor. He appears before the Apostles Peter, James, and John as if he was glowing white....

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Hashbrowns

This Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole is great as a side dish or a yummy breakfast. It is so hot here in Virginia. For the past week or so it has been over 100 degrees. I...

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Saint Martha and Cucumber Salad

Today is the Feast of St. Martha. She is the patron saint of cooks and homemakers. The story goes that Martha was busy preparing a meal for Jesus, one of many I might add....

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The Feast of Saint James and Scallops

Today is the Feast of Saint James, also known as Saint James the Greater. He was the son of Zebedee and brother to Saint John the Evangelist.  Jesus often referred to them as the...