Category Archives: Fr. Z’s Kitchen

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 … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Pudding and Glock edition

I have had a few inquiries recently about Fr. Z’s Kitchen. Frankly, I haven’t been doing much cooking. The most extravagant thing I have made for myself recently is a grilled cheese (cheddar) on rye. Yum… but not exactly thrilling. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Lentil Soup 1

I had a strong hankering for Lentil Soup. As a matter of fact, I have had this hankering since I had some in Detroit recently. Winter is soup season, and it is definitely winter here: temp 7°F. I found a … Continue reading

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“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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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