Goulash and Albert the Great

This Goulash is so hearty and good and easy to make. Hungarian Goulash should not be confused with its cousin. The beef is not ground in this recipe. Everything...

Bolognese for Saint Frances Cabrini

Today the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St Frances Xavier Cabrini. What makes her particularly noteworthy is that she was the first American citizen to be canonized.

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...

All Saints Day Colcannon

Today is All Saints Day. It is a holy day of obligation. We pray for all our Saints in heaven. It should not be confused with all souls day....

Hallowtide Sangria

This red sangria is the perfect drink to celebrate Hallowtide, a three day celebration. It includes Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day.  In Mexico, it is also...

Irish Soul Cakes

Soul Cakes are the traditional trick or treat goody. Irish peasants would go door to door on All Hallows Eve and beg for a Soul Cake.

Lemon Pound Cake

Every good cook should have one recipe that they have up their sleeve to wow guests and this is mine. I love everything lemon and this is no exception. 

Peanut Pesto

A cold snap has jeopardized my basil plants from my veggie garden this year. This is how I take care of that.