I must confess that Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. That might sound strange to you, since I’m the Catholic Foodie. But Halloween is a Catholic feast day and celebration. Not only is All Hallow’s Eve the vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints, it also kicks off a month dedicated by the Church to remembering and praying for the dead. Perfect time of the year for it… Fall… as we prepare to enter the death of winter.
Jessica Griffith and Jonathan Ryan are pilgrims. Sick pilgrims, to be exact. And they are on a mission to remind us all that we are pilgrims here on earth. A major part of their mission is to equip and rally together what they call servant artists, artists who draw back the veil of the Mystery through their work, which they perform in the service of the world.
Jessica and Jonathan join me around the table today to talk about Sick Pilgrim [...]
Exciting show today on location at Cavan restaurant on Magazine Street in New Orleans. Joining me around the table are two lovely ladies: Caitlin Watzke from Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine and Chef Ruby Bloch from Cavan, Meauxbar, and Sylvain in New Orleans. Chef Ruby is one of the six Chefs to Watch this year.
In 2002, Louisiana Cookin‘ introduced Chefs to Watch as a way of recognizing talented up-and-coming chefs from restaurants throughout the state who show passion for traditions while...
Katie ScibafromTheCatholicWife.netjoins me today to talk about how Jesus is right here with us in the midst of the pot, pans, and anxiety. Jesus does not shun the grime and grit of our lives, of our hearts. Listen as Katie shares her story of finding God – of being found by God – in the midst of the ups and downs of family life. Full show notes can be found atCatholicFoodie.com.
On the show… join me in New Orleans for the Thoth parade for an on-the-street experience of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. We talk Lundi Gras (Fat Monday) and Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). Peek behind the scenes of how the Mardi Gras floats are made, and find out what you absolutely need to know to parade like a New Orleanian at Mardi Gras! It’s a family event. Listen in to find out more. Full show notes at CatholicFoodie.com.
On the show today… still noKing Cakein the Young household. Well… I haven’t made a King Cake, but I have eaten 3 slices from 3 different King Cakes so far. And, no, I did not get the baby. We are talking about why we love to read about food today as I share with you a wonderful article byChristie Purifoy at GraceTable.org. Listener feedback, married couples who are chefs and restaurant owners, Nero Wolfe, and more onThe Catholic Foodie Show… where food meets faith! Full show notes...
On the show today… It’s still Christmas! The Christmas Season…post byDanielle Beanand video byFr. Josh Johnson King Cake Making Redoux… with King Cake fun facts, and a cooking lesson from Chef Emeril Lagasse Full show notes available atCatholicFoodie.com">
On the show today… King Cakes, Mardi Gras and the Epiphany… including the history of the King Cake, King Cake traditions, the Epiphany and how God meets us in the ordinariness of daily life AND does something extraordinary in us… AND my recipe to make a King Cake right in your very own kitchen. All this and more on The Catholic Foodie Show! Listen now! Full show notes are available atCatholicFoodie.com!
Happy New Year! I put together an exciting show for you today. It’s a new year and we talked New Year Resolutions and the feast of theEpiphany… AND, for all you perhaps newly health-conscious folks, I even shared a healthy recipe with you today: myLebanese Lentil and Spinach Soup. But first… I tackled the elephant in the room. You see it, right? You know the one I’m talking about, right? The big Epiphany elephant? No? Well, let me explain… The Church in the United States celebrated the...
Today’s show features meditations on the meaning of Advent and how your family can enter more deeply into this holy season. I also share with you some stories about Our Lady of Guadalupe… including a recipe to celebrate the feast day. Full show notes are available atCatholicFoodie.com.
I’m joined by my friendColleen MitchellofSt. Bryce Missionstoday. We talk about the missionary work that Colleen does together with her husband Greg and their five sons. And we’ll be talking about this missionary work within the context of the call to hospitality. God might not be calling me and you to live a missionary’s life with our families in Costa Rica or Tanzania, but God does call us to welcome him present in those we meet in our daily lives. Whether it’s our spouse, our children...
I have wanted to haveDonna-Mariejoin me here onThe Catholic Foodie Showfor quite a while, and the recent release of her new book provided the perfect opportunity.The Kiss of Jesusis the name of the book, published byIgnatius Press.In
Chris Faddis ofBene Plates(beneplates.com) joins me today onThe Catholic Foodie Showto talk about how Bene Plates “provides high quality, great tasting, nourishing meals for [their] chronically ill clients to help sustain them during their disease.” Bene Plates prepares “craveable,” clean (non-toxic), micronutrient rich meals weekly and delivers directly to their customers’ homes. Chis shares the story behind this endeavor and the importance of nutritious and delicious meals for the both...
Marie Belletjoins me onThe Catholic Foodie Showtoday. Singer, songwriter, mother of 9, a woman of deep faith, Marie shares her experiences with me on the importance of family meals. Pour a cup of coffee or tea and join us around the table for a delightful conversation that is sure to inspire you in your own family life. Full show notes are available atCatholicFoodie.com.
Chef Frank Brigtsenjoins me onThe Catholic Foodie Showtoday to talk about his New Orleans restaurant,Brigtsen’s, which is celebrating 29 years in business this year, and the instrumental influence of his friend and mentorChef Paul Prudhomme. Listen as Chef Frank shares some of his personal reflections on the life and good work ofChef Paul Prudhomme. Full show notes – and links to the restaurants and some recipes – can be found atCatholicFoodie.com.
Daniel Schumacher, editor-in-chief ofLouisiana Cookin’ magazine, joins me onThe Catholic Foodie Showtoday to discuss Louisiana Cookin’ magazine and the release of its first cookbook, Louisiana de Mer. Also on the show, Daniel gives us an inside peek at the Louisiana Chefs to Watch event taking place on Monday, October 19. Be sure to listen for a chance to win a free copy of Louisiana de Mer! Full show notes available atCatholicFoodie.com.
Erin Franco of HumbleHandmaid.comjoins me onThe Catholic Foodie Showtoday to talk about faith, marriage, family, family dinner, and Domestic Church. We also marvel at the grace of God that touches hearts through “charitable vulnerability.” I’m thrilled to share this conversation with you. You can find the full show notes atCatholicFoodie.com.
Ever wondered how you can become more happier? What you can do to increase your joy, gratitude, and contentment? Dr. Christopher Kaczor, author ofThe Gospel of Happiness, joins me on The Catholic Foodie Show today to share with us key insights to how practicing our faith can make us happier. Listen in and enjoy! Full show notes can be found atCatholicFoodie.com.
On The Catholic Foodie Show today: Pope Francis, the Family, and Wasting Time. What was it like to cook for – and serve a meal to –Pope Francis? We’ll find out today! Also, we cover some of the Pope’s comments on the family, and I share a recipe for Cajun Macaroni and Cheese! You won’t want to miss this! Full show notes atCatholicFoodie.com.