Category Archives: Fr. Z’s Kitchen

A Sunday afternoon riff on salty bread and Chinese noodles

I am enjoying a break in my evening for a bit of frivolous entertainment. I was going to watch Bladerunner, but opted for something considerably lighter.
However, in a moment of post-modern self-conscious connection-making I’ll make a connection between this great … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Patristiblogging, Random Thoughts, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

REVIEW: Lorraine Wallace’s new cookbook “Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken”

I received my copies of Lorraine Wallace’s new cookbook Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.  I wrote about it here.  I had ordered a couple copies for myself as a gift to my father, to whom I gave an autographed copy of the … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare, REVIEWS | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Saturday Night Chicken, Game Shows, Hope for the Warriors

You might remember for a Sunday Supper post I wrote about making soup using the cookbook by Lorraine Wallace, wife of Fox News anchor Chris Wallace.  Because of their busy Sunday schedule – for a long time – the Wallaces … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Fr. Z's Kitchen, Linking Back | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Pres. Obama Purple Chicken Edition

I was pretty irritated today by Pres. Obama’s cynical political statement, which undermines the bonds of society. Even though he stated – once upon a time – that in his presidency there wouldn’t be a “red” America or “blue” America, … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Fr. Z’s Kitchen: “Happy Birthday Rome!” Edition

My Vatican Curia calendar confirmed this morning …

… that today is the Birthday of Rome…

… the 2765th Birthday.
This august anniversary called for a Roman supper.
In consultation with the great Roman Fabrizio I decided to make Bucatini alla gricia.  Gricia is … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

Celebratory meal for SSPX and LCRW news: UPDATED

Since I am sure the leadership of the LCWR is hopping mad and since I hope that the CDF and SSPX will hop to it and get the reunion completed, in celebration of the news of the SSPX and of … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

My Eggs Benedict roundup with obiter dicta

To observe both Pope Benedict’s Birthday and National Eggs Benedict Day (coincidence?) I made… wait for it… Eggs Benedict. Thank you to the few, you happy few, who sent donations for groceries.  I thought of you as I shopped and … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

National Eggs Benedict Day … Coincidence?

A friend has informed me that, in addition to it being Pope Benedict’s 85th birthday, it is also.. and I didn’t know this… National Eggs Benedict Day.
Coincidence?  I think not.
Thus, I urge you all to make or to eat Eggs … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare | Tagged | 11 Comments

Ash Wednesday glimpses and papal liturgical music observations

First, lunch was a cup of soup and a grilled cheese sandwich.

This was consumed while viewing the Holy Father’s Mass at Santa Sabina, the Roman Station.  The day began at the nearby San’tAnselmo on the Aventine Hill for the collect.  There … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

Sunday Breakfast

I like to have a big breakfast once in a while, usually Saturday.
Here is one with a few nice features.
First, I have Mystic Monk Coffee in a “Save The Liturgy Save The World” mug. I used a “French Press“, … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen | Tagged , | 30 Comments