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September 21, 2015

Put all the following ingredients in a blender: 1/3 cup mayo2/3 cups plain yogurt2 TBS Olive Oil1 TBS Lemon Juice with a splash of cider vinegar1 smashed or cut clove of garlic1 medium handful of chives or green onions (about 3 medium size with the white bulb)1 handful of fresh basil leaves1 handful parsley without […]

Cook 2 cups of elbow macaroni in boiling salted water till tender; drain.  In saucepan, melt 3 TBS butter; blend in 2 TBS all purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt, and dash pepper. Add 2 cups milk; cook and still till thick and bubbly.  Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onion and 8 ounces cheddar cheese or […]

This recipe is from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups by Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette, 1996,  Triumph Books, Liguori, Missouri, page 51. 6 servings (we usually make this about 3-4 times.) 6 TBS olive oil3 onions, chopped5 garlic gloves, minced2 butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut in chunks1 potato, peeled and cubed1 carrot, peeled and sliced7 cups vegetable […]

This is a variation of the the following recipe from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups by Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette, 1996,  Triumph Books, Liguori, Missouri, page 163. 1 pound dry white beans12 cups water2 onions1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut in small cubes.2 leeks1 celery stalka few leaves of garden greens (spinach, chard, etc)4 garlic cloves6 tablespoon olive […]

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