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December 15, 2009

Anyone who has been a guest at the Monastery knows that supper always includes soup. It is one of the traditions the Sisters brought with them from Belguim. Around here soups are made from what is on hand. That’s how this version of Tomato Vegetable soup came to be. 3 quarts canned tomatoes2 Tablespoons butter2 […]

The winter rains have finally started at Redwoods Monastery. We are very thankful. This lentil soup is a hearty dish for these winter evenings. 2 Tablespoons butter2 Tablespoons olive oil2 onions – diced1 large scallion sliced in small rings4 medium leeks sliced in small rings4 large cloves garlic minced2 stalks of celery – diced4 medium […]

Serve this at breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Quick and easy. Cut grapefruit in half. Loosen sections from the rind. Cook in a preheated oven at 375° for about 10 minutes or until heated through. While still warm – top with creamed honey. I used original flavor today – but ginger honey or cinnamon creamed honey […]

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