When Food is Sacramental: elevating a simple meal to haute cuisine

 But they urged him, saying, “Stay with us. It’s nearly evening, and the day is almost over.” So he went in to stay with them. After he took his seat at the table with them, he took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Their eyes were opened and they recognized him,Luke 24:29-31 …

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Short Foodie Post – Saffron Salmon

 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God.Ecclesiastes 3:12-13 Rebekah came in from Bahrain late Friday evening, so I waited until Saturday to celebrate with a …

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Five Photo Foodie Friday!

Note: The new #Coffee&Scripture feature is not going to replace my regular "Reading Between the Lines" blog, just supplement. Meanwhile, back at 5-Foto-Friday: This has been another good food week. This is especially challenging as I am hovering around 75%-80% complete vis-à-vis my "Comfortable Weight" challenge. These final two-three pounds are not going to evaporate …

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Boxing Day fun – lots of food and even more love

The British celebration of "Boxing Day" (a.k.a. December 26) has a number of stories/explanations attached. But I'll keep it simple and say that - essentially - the tradition stems from the practice of "boxing" up leftovers and sharing them with the less fortunate.