Vanilla Caramels

These chewy caramels are melt in your mouth fabulous!

Quick Pickled Dilly Beans

Dilly Beans are a summer staple. Why not make a quick pickle of them for a delicious and easy treat?

Easter Menu

My household like so many, generally serves a ham during any holiday. I am not a big fan of cloves so I like to braise my ham in wine and aromatics. It keeps it...

Holy Saturday, and what to do with leftover Easter Eggs

In the Catholic Church, Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday, is the final day of the Triduum, the three days during which we commemorate Christ’s Passion. It is supposed to be a quiet...

Holy Thursday

 For the faithful, Easter runs deeper than the Easter Bunny and other stuff.   Easter has become so commercialized. With all its Easter egg hunts and Easter baskets, we forget the true meaning.I want...

Tuna Casserole

This traditional comfort food recipe is updated with a twist. We all know it is perfect for feeding large crowds. This recipe is creamy and delicious without the cream of anything soup. My mothers idea of...

Annunciation Bundt Cake

This tender and moist Bundt Cake is loaded with blueberries and bananas. With its white vanilla icing, it is perfect for the Annunciation.

Saint Josephs Baked Ziti

This Slow Cooker baked ziti requires no oven time. All you have to do is mix a few ingredients. It really is that simple. It is set it and forget it easy.

A few Saint Patrick’s Day recipes

In Ireland Saint Patrick’s day is a religious celebration as much as it is a cultural one. It occurs every March 17th on the anniversary of his death. We are not sure exactly when...

Sweet Potato Pie #Piday

This creamy Southern favorite cuts like a dream, is full of sweet potato goodness and spiced beautifully. 

Saint Katharine Drexel Stuffed Shells

I love to smother these delicious spinach stuffed shells with sauce and plenty of Mozzarella cheese. I then bake until bubbly! They are perfect for the feast day of Katherine Drexel and are Lenten...

Dutch Baby

Do you have any traditions on Fat Tuesday? I love to make a Dutch Baby. It is a simple pillowy cross between a pancake and a popover. Perfect sprinkled with powdered sugar or fruit.

Slow Cooker Cowboy Brisket

This scrumptious simple meal is perfect for warming you soul all week long. 

Preserved Lemons

One of the secrets of Moroccan cooking is using preserved Lemons. Did you know you can make your own at a fraction of the cost of store bought?

Saint Valentines Chocolate Ice Cream

Today is the Feast day of Saint Valentine. He among other things is the patron saint of young lovers. What better way to celebrate his feast than a satisfying, supple, velvety, delicate chocolate ice cream?...