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Irish Soda Bread and Saint Finbar

Makes no difference if you are Irish or not, this bread will add great taste to your table.

Hot Cross Buns

Today is the the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. These buns are not only enjoyed as an Easter treat, we can now enjoy them all year long. The cross shape on these buns...

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Today is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. According to American Catholic, early in the fourth century St. Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, went to Jerusalem in search of...

Fig and Almond Tea Cake

This easy fig tea cake is a snack cake made of moist figs and Almonds. Perfect for breakfast or with coffee in the afternoon.

Calcutta Chicken Curry with Chickpeas

Today we are celebrating the feast day of the newly canonized Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She is also known as Mother Teresa. 

Saint Gregory the Great and Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Homemade Cherry Chocolate Chip ice cream is the perfect thing for the feast of Saint Gregory. He sure did love Cherries.

Tomato Bruschetta

You know you are a foodie when you have three different salts in your cabinets.  I have the old standby kosher, it is the proverbial black dress of the culinary world.  Just like the...

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...

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....

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...