Veal Spezzato – A New Twist on an Old Word

Here’s another Italian recipe from Pauline, neighbor of my mother-in-law. She cooked it for us and it was delicious!  You can eat it on a roll or pasta. I can’t tell you the best place to find the veal. She says she bought it at BJ’s for a good price.  Enjoy!   Veal Spezzato 4-5 lbs. … Continue reading

Crumbs – A New Twist on an Old Word

                                                                                                                                                                                                         “What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!” Logan Pearsall Smith “No matter how dark the night, somehow the sun rises once again and all shadows are chased away.” David Matthew Click “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only … Continue reading

A New Twist on an Old Word

    How often do you use the word hallowed in your daily vocabulary? I know; very seldom. We periodically say it in the Lord’s Prayer. But even then, it’s a strange word. Like the waves on the shore, it rolls across our tongues, and then disappears. Come with me to the beach—or the shore—if … Continue reading

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Baked Ham and Cheesy Potato Casserole

The ham recipe is from Southern Living. The potato casserole recipe is one a friend gave me many years ago. If you like, refer to the Food for Tummy category in my previous post that offers a delicious Sweet and Spicy Mustard Sauce recipe.  Enjoy!  And have a glorious Easter!  Brown Sugar-Bourbon Baked Ham Makes 8 to 10 servings.  … Continue reading

Crumbs – Our Father In Heaven

                                                                                                     On Easter Day 2007, it was estimated that two billion Catholic, Anglican, Protestant and Eastern Orthodox Christians read, recited, or sang the Lord’s Prayer in hundreds of languages. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” Aristotle                                                             Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The … Continue reading

Our Father in Heaven

   Today, we begin our in-depth look into the Lord’s Prayer. Let’s join the disciples at the feet of the Teacher. Intrigued by his example and teaching on prayer, we can wait no longer. After all, we’re a brash, impatient bunch. “Teach us to pray,” we plead. Perhaps the Master sees within us a spark of … Continue reading

Crumbs – Repetition Aids Learning, or Does It?

“Be careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them.” Matthew 6:1                                                              “Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray.’” Matthew 26:36                                                                                                                                                                                              “He took Peter and the … Continue reading

Repetition Aids Learning, or Does It?

   How often have you repeated the Lord’s Prayer? You can’t even take a wild guess, can you? Neither can I.  People around the world have memorized and paid homage to these words countless times. To what end?  Let’s be honest with ourselves. When we recite this familiar prayer, what do we expect?  A lasting impact? Probably not. At … Continue reading

Easter Rice Pudding

You may remember  Pauline’s Chocolate Bread. This is her Easter Rice Pudding.  It’s Italian! What’s not to love about Italian food, right?      Easter Rice Pudding 1 cup uncooked rice (cook and drain) 1 1/2 lbs. ricotta cheese (firm) 2 cups sugar 2 tsps. nutmeg 1/2 cup milk 12 eggs Cook rice, then cool. Beat … Continue reading

Almond-Raisin-Broccoli Salad – The Enthusiasm Project

For the next three weeks, I’ll share recipes you might want to use for Easter. Don’t forget to share your favorite recipes with me. I’d enjoy passing them on to everyone else.  This is a Paula Deen specialty, so you know it’s good! My friend Jeannie served it for lunch, and I loved it. I’m not … Continue reading