Cheddar Fries for Every Occasion

It was hard to pick just one National Day today. Three of the four were food related. The first was easy to skip – Lima Bean Respect Day. When I was younger, I loved Lima Beans. Today not so much. And my guys would head for the hills if I put Lima Beans on the table. Great in vegetable soup, no so much as a veggie side dish.

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Yea – It’s National Tater Day

Today is National Tater Day. I gotta tell you, this day could not have come soon enough. I need a break from life in oh so many ways. And what better way to take a time out than with little finger foods.

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Potato Latkes with Sour Cream and Spiced Apple-Pear Sauce

It’s been more than twenty years since we celebrated a night of Hanukkah with our Jewish neighbors. Yet that wonderful night has stayed with me as I carry it in my heart. The prayers, the lighting of the candles, the joy we all felt will not fade. As a Catholic, I could so clearly see the roots of my faith in Jewish Traditions.

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