Category Archives: Fr. Z’s Kitchen

Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Sole Food!

Never take for granted the love of a Good Woman.
Therefore, when one of my readers mentioned in the combox a recipe called Sole Bonne Femme, “Good Woman”, I determined to get me some o’ that love.
Since I was out and … Continue reading

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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 of stirring … 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. But… … 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 for … 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 plate … 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 these … 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 been associated … 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 scratch … Continue reading

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Of Rose, Forty Hours and Breakfast

As I prepare to leave my native place, I ramped up with a big breakfast. Hard to beat this.

Bacon = Crispy
Eggs = Easy
Bread = Wheat
The diner where I broke my fast has a counter, near the workspace. The first cooking … Continue reading

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Lent, Gator Meat, and You… and I

In this week’s digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, I saw this cartoon:

Not a lot of gators in Ol’ Blighty, except perhaps plodding around in the offices of The Bitter Pill, but I think we are having … Continue reading

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At last the legendary Nakatish Meat Pies

Last night we enjoyed some homemade Meat Pies. It is clear from even 5 minutes in Natchitoches that Meat Pies are thing here.

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French food pheun photo folly. Wherein Fr. Z meets the Inspector.

Who knew?
Just the other night Inspector Clouseau burst into the restaurant where I was dining with friends… at the Ritz, as a matter of fact:
“Eez dees yeur pheun?! Yeu arr teking zee pheuteaux wit yeur pheun!  Dees ees not allowed, … Continue reading

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