An old-school way to make tomato sauce. Make sure to crush them by hand!
I love bread, especially the traditional artisan style bakery bread you find in Italy, France or other European countries. Many of these breads use starters, which adds complexity to the flavor, a better texture and more. This simple recipe for … Read More
This four bean salad recipe is great for a quick side to enjoy all week long. I like to make the bean salad for lunches and even sides for dinner. Make sure to let it marinate for around 24 hours to get the full taste (though I enjoy taking a taste early!)… Read More
After a crazy week, I love to relax and make a Saturday breakfast for my family, especially pancakes. I love the smell wafting through the air as I make them, and the maple syrup drizzling down the sides when they … Read More
In the Christian East, the Baptism of our Lord is honored in the Church’s annual celebration of Theophany (commonly called Epiphany in the West) on January 6. This feast is celebrated, moreover, as the manifestation of God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.… Read More
The best vegan pancakes are pancakes made of ingredients you typically have in your pantry that are still fluffy and tasty. These pancakes, based of the “Fluffiest Vegan Pancakes” from Tasty Vegetarian are easy to make and don’t require special … Read More
Some days you just crave a chocolatey treat. I’ve been in the mood for it all week long, but most chocolate cakes, including mug cakes, have eggs – or at least milk. This cake, based on the chocolate mug cake … Read More
The Sunday before the beginning of the great lent has two themes: one theme is the expulsion of Adam from Paradise and the other theme is forgiveness.
During Lent, we often are limited on time. Often I want to make homemade bread, but I just don’t have time to do the mixing, kneading, raising, etc. This is the perfect answer to this problem: minimal hands-on time, versatile and easy to make, while still giving you an artisan-style loaf of bread.… Read More
Each year before Great Lent, we sing the hymn “By the Waters of Babylon”. The text is from Psalms 136 (137). For years, I found the text to be confusing. It is a cry of lament, but at the end … Read More