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Posted on Apr 3, 2014 |

Rita’s Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

Rita’s Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

About Yeast Matthew 13:33 – “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until the yeast permeated all the...

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Posted on Mar 27, 2014 |

Rita’s Recipe: Steamed Mussels

Rita’s Recipe: Steamed Mussels

Mussels for Lent — or any time Luke’s Gospel mentions that Jesus ate fish. Seafood was an important staple in the Biblical diet. During Lent we try to eat...

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Posted on Mar 20, 2014 |

Two Way Leek and Potato Soup

Two Way Leek and Potato Soup

About Leeks Leeks were eaten in Egypt long before Christ was born, as noted in the Book of Numbers. Leeks are good for our hearts and they relieve congestion and...

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Posted on Mar 13, 2014 |

Favorite Foods of Pope Francis

Favorite Foods of Pope Francis

REPOST For the anniversary of Pope Francis’s election: Born in Buenos Aires in 1936 as the son of Italian parents, Pope Francis was one of 5 children. His father...

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Posted on Feb 20, 2014 |

Rita’s Recipe: Beef (Fatted Calf)

Rita’s Recipe: Beef (Fatted Calf)

Crock-Pot fatted calf “Abraham ran to the herd and took a fatted calf, tender and good, and gave it to the servant to prepare it….” Proverbs: 15:17  Better...

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Posted on Feb 13, 2014 |

Perfect Roast Chicken

Perfect Roast Chicken

The Bible Diet: Foods in the Bible Mentioned and/or Eaten by Jesus Some call it “eating from the Garden of Eden,” others call it the “Bible diet.” Regardless,...

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Posted on Feb 6, 2014 |

Foolproof Chocolate Fondue

Foolproof Chocolate Fondue

Valentines Day Treat Milk and Honey Exodus 33:3, When the Lord is talking to Moses about leading his people to the promised land, a land “flowing with milk...

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Posted on Jan 30, 2014 |

Yummy, Easy Gluten-free Granola Bars

Yummy, Easy Gluten-free Granola Bars

Best Bible foods for health and longevity God said, “I have given you every plant with seeds on the face of the earth and every tree that has fruit with seeds....

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Posted on Jan 16, 2014 |

Bible Chai Tea

Bible Chai Tea

Cinnamon and Cloves Cinnamon’s history goes back before Christ was born. It was actively traded a thousand years before the birth of Christ and a steady trade had...

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Posted on Dec 22, 2013 |

BONUS Recipe: Peppermint Trays

BONUS Recipe: Peppermint Trays

RITA’S MOST-FORWARDED RECIPE at The Catholic Beat, re-published just in time for Christmas. Last year the kids and I made life saver candy cane ornaments. This...

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Posted on Dec 13, 2013 |

BONUS RECIPE: Victorian Jewels

BONUS RECIPE: Victorian Jewels

A bonus Victorian-themed treat To go along with yesterday’s Victorian Manger Herbs piece and recipe: mini fruitcakes. These are perfect for folks who want just a...

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Posted on Dec 5, 2013 |

White Chocolate Bark with Pistachios

White Chocolate Bark with Pistachios

Pistachios, Pomegranates, and White Chocolate Bark Genesis  43:11 ”Load your donkeys with the best products of the land. Take them to the man as gifts –...

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013 |

Gingerbread Cookies with Frosting

Gingerbread Cookies with Frosting

During Bible times, ginger was used both medicinally – it is a good spice to help settle the tummy  and motion sickness – and to flavor foods. It would have been...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2013 | 2 comments

Beer Bread in 5 Minutes

Beer Bread in 5 Minutes

A type of beer was made and drank 4000 years before Christ was born. Scholars think that the lack of a lot of mentions of beer in the Bible is due to problem with...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2013 |

Apple Blossom Cake

Apple Blossom Cake

There’s been a debate for years about the “forbidden fruit” in Genesis, Chapter 3, where we learn about Eve tempting Adam with the only fruit they were not...

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