Archive | November, 2011
Last Supper by Rubens

Dinners of the Bible – Our New Page

The fine arts provide us with a flurry of beautiful paintings representing the meals of the Bible. Each month, we will provide different works of art along with some notes for you and your guests to reflect upon during your meal. Take a look. Immerse yourself in their meaning. Then at Mass it will all […]

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Fresh Produce for Our Meal

Fresh organic vegetables grown in your own back yard taste best and give the best nutrition. Gardening can also provide good exercise, along with the proverbial ‘fresh air and sunshine’ so important to maintaining good health. Since God created us and originally placed us in a garden, it would seem that gardening is the healthy […]

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Theology of the Table on EWTN

We are so excited that our show will finally be ON THE AIR on EWTN. You can read about the program and get the schedule on our page at the EWTN site. Tune in at 5:30 PM Central Standard Time on December 5 – 9, 2011. We have spent much time planning, filming, and editing. […]

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Latest Hub Dinner

Our first dinner in Birmingham, Alabama was a great success. The food was wonderful. Our talk was well received. Decorations were beautiful. By the end of the meal, everybody was at ease and feeling accepted. Many talents showed up… Those who organized the dinner made it very special. The cooks outdid themselves to make the […]

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Strawberries for Dessert

Strawberries are my favorite food. I like a dessert that does not overwhelm the strawberries with sugar. Even chocolate (as wonderful as it is) detracts from the simple joy of  fresh strawberries. For a simple, yet attractive dessert: Slice 6 to 8 strawberries and place in the bottom of a small clear bowl or glass. […]

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Preparing the Meal

Tip 1 for Singles

Have everyone bring part of the dinner to form a sense of community. They feel more a part of the dinner, rather than this being another night to eat out.

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Family at Table

Tip 1 for Families

Set aside a special time for dinner. Turn off the TV, the radio, and set aside the cell phone.< /br>

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Winter Approaches

Cabbages await the coming of winter As winter approaches, things slow down in the garden. Here in the Deep South, we can still grow some hardy vegetables through the winter. Cole vegetables, like cabbages, arugula, and kale, some perennial or biennial herbs, as well as hardy greens like sorrel will survive our light frosts. If […]

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Birmingham fantastic dinners

This Saturday the 12th of November is our first dinner in   Birmingham, Alabama. In Birmingham, we are having our first nice dinner at Daniel’s home on Saturday the 12th of November. For dinner “Un,” the main Entrée will be an Osso bucco with roasted butternut squash and creamy polenta. Last night I tried the butternut, […]

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