Mary’s Immaculate Feast

From a purely religious perspective, today is a Holy Day of Obligation for Catholics. While not rooted in scripture, today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The term Immaculate Conception often confuses people, even some Catholics.

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An American Sunday Supper

When I was growing up, Sunday Suppers were a big deal. I think part of what made Sundays so special was all the extended family. There were cousins and close family friends.  If you were upset with a sibling, there were always plenty of other people to be with. On any given Sunday, there could be as many as 15 to 20 children, and 8 to 10 adults. That’s a lot of people.

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Simple Onion-Garlic Drumsticks

Sometimes the most simple meals are the best. After all, simple does not mean one-dimensional. What makes food worth eating are layers and textures and aromas. How do we eat? With our senses fully engaged – with our eyes and our noses long before that first bite.

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