Mini Rose Cakes and Saint Rose of Lima

Today is the Feast day of Saint Rose of Lima. I made these little rose cupcakes in honor of her feast day.


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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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...


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....


One Pot Goulash

One Pot Goulash is an easy, delicious and comforting dinner your whole family will enjoy. 


Bananas for Yonannas

Forget saving all those over ripe bananas for banana bread. Boy have I got a new gadget for you.


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...


Chocolate Dipped Madelines

These rich and buttery Madeline cookies have a unique orange flavor and are dipped in chocolate. Perfect for Saint Mary Magdalene’s feast day.


Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Cedar Planked Salmon

Planked cooking was first introduced by the Native Americans. It is no wonder, grilling on natural wood, imparts a slightly smoky flavor and makes your grilled food moist and flavorful. You are probably wondering where...


Eggs Benedict Casserole for St Benedict

Today is the Feast of Saint Benedict. He was born in Italy around 480. In his early years he was educated in Rome, but quickly became disenfranchised by life in the city. He moved...

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Rice Pudding

Today is the feast of St. Thomas. Little is known about this Apostle. He is best known for his expression of utter disbelief when Jesus died. Thus giving rise to the expression “doubting Thomas.”...


Sangria for Saint Junipero Serra

Today is the feast day of Saint Junipero Serra. Miguel Jose Serra was born in Petra Spain in 1713. When he was 16 he entered the service of the Catholic Church. Upon entered the order...


Low Country Boil for Saint Peter

This Low Country Boil is a Southern Summertime Staple here in Virginia. Why heat up the house if you don’t have to? Today is the Feast of Saint Peter. It would be fitting to...


Tzatziki Sauce for Saint Cyril of Alexandria

Tzatziki is a delicious Greek yogurt sauce you can throw together in minutes. A great way to WOW your guests with minimal effort.