Carnitas for Juan Diego

These Mexican Carnitas are melt in your mouth good. It is a perfect meal for the feast day of Juan Diego.  Today is Juan Diego’s feast day he was born in 1474 20 miles...

The Feast of St. Nicholas

He is known by many names, in Germany they call him Kris Kringle. In Peru it is Papa Noel. In England it is Father Christmas, in other parts of Europe he is known as...

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Crudite #BoarsHeadHummus

This Boar’s Head Hummus is full of protein, fiber and heart healthy fat. 

Pegasus Wings

These Greek chicken wings are named after the best known creature in Greek mythology and are baked to crispy perfection.

Easy Freezer Meals

Make the most of your kitchen allie, the freezer.  With some plan ahead techniques and tricks, we have some tried and true recipes you can make ahead and freeze in no time flat. Yes...

Saint Catherine and Pecan Lace Cookies

These delicate yet elegant lace cookies look hard to make. Only you and I need to know how easy they are to make. The real trick to baking these crisp wafer-thin drop cookie is...

Surprise Jam Pastry

This Buttery, flaky, tender danish pastry is drizzled with icing and sprinkled with almonds. It is perfect for breakfast or as a treat. 

Herb Bread

A store bought bread will not due for the feast day of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. You need to make a homemade bread for this patron saint of bakers. Italian herb bread is a...

Kale and Blueberry Salad

This Kale salad is a snap to make, is a substantial and hearty winter salad and a great alternative to other heavy sides.

Shanghi Lion Head Meatballs

This is called Shanghi Lions Head meatballs because once cooked the meatballs resemble the head of a lion, while the long pieces of cabbage resemble the mane. The perfect feast day meal for Saint...


I used dried not canned chickpeas and cooked them in the slow cooker for this traditional hummus.  It is creamy and delicious!

Pulled Pork Barbecue

This Classic Southern Style Pork Barbecue is succulent and fall apart good! 

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

This crazy tender beef French Dip sandwich is unbelievably flavorful. It is made in the slow cooker with the au jus on the side for dipping.

Blueberry Tart for Saint Issac Jogues

Today is the feast day of St Isaac Jogues. I made a French Blueberry Tart in honor of his French heritage. St. Isaac Jogues was a Jesuit priest, and one of the North American...

Saint Teresa of Avila and Paella

While this classic Spanish dish Paella, originated as a ordinary farmers work lunch, this version is far from ordinary. I cant think of a better way to honor Saint Teresa of Avilas Feast day.