Category Archives: Fr. Z’s Kitchen

“Stir Up Sunday” 2013! – UPDATES

The Collect from Holy Mass today in the traditional Roman Rite is:
Excita, quaesumus. Dómine, tuórum fidélium voluntátes: ut, divíni óperis fructum propénsius exsequéntes; pietátis tuæ remédia maióra percípiant.
Or…
Stir up the will of your faithful, we pray, O Lord, that, seeking … Continue reading

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Fr Z’s Kitchen: Friday Lunch

Grilled cheese sandwich by grilled cheese sandwich.

Cheddar on rye, tomato basil soup.
Behold the New Evangelization… that and the TLM everywhere.
UPDATE:
More Romano

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Of Carbonara and an Onomastico

I am, thanks to some of you readers, now ensconced in my apartment in Rome. I met friends tonight for supper.
Some of you said that you live vicariously through travel entries, so I will obliged as time permits.
The trip across … Continue reading

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Fr Z’s Kitchen: prepper food edition

I recently put on the side bar of this blog a widget with a link to some freeze-dried ready meals. Add boiling water to the package, seal, wait, eat. I ordered some.
Today I got out my little stove and gave … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and the cuillère à sauce individuelle and grand liturgy

Last night I watched a movie I haven’t seen in years from a brand new blu-ray disk (thanks CEF!) on the big hi-def screen: Babette’s Feast.
This movie has it all.
I can say “everything” now because it is the Pope’s favorite film … Continue reading

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Cooking in the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue

I have adjusted, again, to not having a full kitchen, but I have not surrendered. I cook as I will. I even make Julia’s recipes!  But ….
…tonight I made a “Cornish Hen” with with spices, and curry, in my toaster … Continue reading

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Monday Supper

My literary group met yesterday. We are reading Yeats these days.
I made supper for 9.
Some images (sorry… no long explanations. Busy day).
The Christmas Pudding!

I begin the broth for Tortellini in Brodo.  It isn’t quiet enough to open the can of … Continue reading

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Friday Salad

It’s Friday and time not to eat meat.
The entree was spectacularly… dull.
The salad started with my macerating stuff.

In the bowl: a splash of decent balsamic vinegar, a jot of olive oil, a small clove of chopped garlic, two pinches of … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper: More Hot Plate Adventures

For lunch today I thought of something Eastern, in honor of the Magi, but something not Chinese. Since I am working with a hot plate, I wanted to keep it simple.
Chicken Tikka Masala.
Start with boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut … Continue reading

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Christmas Supper

The old phrase is “Anything worth doing, is worth over-doing.”

UPDATE

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