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Adapted from ‘Spinach Rice Casserole’ in Mollie Katzen’s Moosewood Cookbook,  1977, published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA This casserole takes about 1 1/4 hour to prepare and serves 6 +. Prepare ahead of time:  2 cups raw brown rice cooked in 4 cups of water 2 pounds raw, chopped chard1 1/2 cups chopped onion2 […]

Tofu meat loaf is a favorite with our guests. It is another of Sr Annette’s culinary specialties. A great vegetarian recipe that satisfies a hungry crowd. Preheat oven to 350º F Mix together:1 ½ lbs tofu, mashed1/3 cup ketchup1/3 cup soy sauce2 Tbsp Dijon mustard½ cup parsley, chopped½ tsp black pepper1 medium onion, chopped fine¼ […]

Here are some recipe ideas from Jeanne of Holy Orders. Holy Orders offers a unique selection of monastery products from monasteries all over the world. Visit Holy Orders website at www.holyorders.biz. At our Holy Orders Christmas Open House we served barbecued sliced polish sausage with a dip using equal parts of your original Monastery Creamed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Last week several guests of the Abbey asked for the recipe for a salad dressing I prepared. Since I did it on the fly – I am not sure if I have all measurements correct – so you may want to go easy at first with these quantities – especially the vinegar. ½ cup of […]

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