Quick and easy homemade dressings

No real recipes here today, just links to two salad dressing recipes on other sites that I whipped up for my Valentine’s Day dinner party earlier this year.  Spring salads will soon be on their way, so I thought it would be good to pass these along now. The first is a raspberry vinaigrette that…

Torta Pascualina my way (aka “spinach pie”)

So, unlike my last recipe (which was so long ago!), this one is more seasonally appropriate if you’re observing Lent.  😉 The recipe I started with comes from The More with Less Cookbook, but, as is not uncommon, I’ve done a number on it, and it’s significantly different from the original… The first change, was…

The Rule of St. Francis

In Donald Spoto’s book Reluctant Saint, on the life of Francis of Assisi, he includes the text below and indicates that it is the essence of the Rule Francis proposed for his community.  I’m not sure of Spoto’s source of this information, but it’s worth sharing nonetheless, and Lent seems as good a time as…

Thankful…

So, life’s been a bit busy lately, but I’m thankful for: healing and redemption journey’s end and journey’s beginning rain and snow spring on the way family God’s faithfulness good reads time to rest poetry to ponder this truth

Thoughts on a Friday

…God not only commands hospitality to the stranger but promises and even offers to pay the price, if the covenental relationship between God and the people of God goes wrong. … This God would be known as generous Host and merciful Judge and go to all means within reach to be so known and experienced….