Category Archives: Fr. Z’s Kitchen

It’s “Stir Up Sunday”! What are your plans?

Tomorrow, 22 November, is the Last Sunday of the Church’s Liturgical Year. It is therefore… STIR UP SUNDAY! The “stir up” comes from the first words of the traditional Collect in the Roman Rite. It also comes from the tradition … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Variation on Suprêmes de Volaille aux Champignons

Sometimes I get tired of sandwiches and cans of soup and I have to make something adult for supper. Last night I decided I wanted Julia Child’s Suprêmes de Volaille aux Champignons as in Mastering the Art of French Cooking. … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper: Fun With Rosemary Edition

It has been a while since I offered a “Sunday Supper” post. I am committed to urging you all to think about good, slow, and sometimes important meals, with people, on Sundays. Alas, though I cast out a few lines … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism

It’s spring, and time for a Supper For The Promotion of Clericalism, in other words, no lay people allowed.  I am in favor of clericalism… the way I define it.  HERE In less provocative terms, I’m having 7 priests over … Continue reading

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Have a brainy happy birthday Roma! (Father Z’s Kitchen)

As if I needed any reminder, my Roman Curia calendar alerted me to the fact that today is the 2768th Birthday of Rome. My friend the Great Roman Fabrizio™ decided, given the terrible news lately, to celebrate with a tasty … Continue reading

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Regarding recent repasts

It has been some time since I’ve posted about interesting food. I am presently in my native place, which also happens to be a great food city. Yesterday I was delighted to go to one of my favorite Chinese spots in … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Fish on Friday

One of the blogs I follow is Pass the Garum. They recently moved to a new site, by the way. As you know from reading this blog for a while, garum is a fermented fish sauce that the Romans put … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Sunday Chicken

I was in Paris not long ago and one dish that I didn’t get to have there was Coq au vin. I therefore determined to make some. It has been a while. Since my Sunday night plans opened up, I … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Cross, Summorum Pontifical, Basil Pesto

Tomorrow, 14 September, I think I shall make some fresh pesto tomorrow for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross… 7th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. I found this on Vultus Christi: The aromatic herb, basil (Ocimum basilicum) has long … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Sauces and some rescue tips

I haven’t been doing much interesting cooking, I’m afraid.  I have, however, done a couple things that might be of interest. Not too long ago, I made supper for myself and a priest friend, pan-fried steaks, sautéed mushrooms, and sauce Béarnaise from … Continue reading

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