Creamy Leek & Potato Soup With Beans

Let’s end the year with a recipe: 4 large leeks – greens removed and finely chopped 4 potatoes peeled, quartered and sliced 3T olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 C water 1/4 C miso, mild salt and freshly milled pepper 1 can cannellini beans drained and...

One Night Seafood?

This recipe was inspired by the late, lamented One Night Seafood dish at Bangkok Bistro, a great restaurant near BC that was a frequent Friday night destination for us while in seminary.  They changed the menu at some point and whatever replaced ONS was a little...

Cypriot Village Salad

This refreshing salad recipe is from Prez’s father, who hails from the island of Cyprus: 1 large, seedless cucumber 3 fresh tomatoes 1 bunch parsley 1/2 a red onion, sliced 1 lemon, juiced 1/4 c. olive oil salt to taste Soak the red onion slices in a small bowl...

Fr. Ephraim’s Lentil Chili

This recipe comes to us from Fr. Ephraim.  Friday is his name day, so if you see him be sure to greet him properly. 5 cups vegetable stock 2 cups of brown lentils Salt and pepper to taste 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 cup chopped onion 2 cups...

Snack Ball Things

Combine the following in a food processor and mix until crumbly and uniform in texture.  Then press a tablespoon full of mixture together and roll into balls (about the size of a large marble).  These are great for quick energy or just a tasty snack or dessert: 10-12...