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  By Erin Schurenberg  Perhaps the most famous meal in history is The Last Supper. This event occurred in an upper room, not a kitchen. When Jesus cooked, He grilled fish or bread by the beach. Of course, another time, He multiplied those two items of food to feed the

As promised in our print edition story about patron saints of food and drink: Veteran Cincinnati baker Jane Tabor gave the replication of the old German recipe a try, but said as it called for no water, the cookie dough was too dry. Please find a slightly amended recipe for cookies that

Franciscan Community Garden feeds the hungry By Erin Schurenburg “The beginning of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis was, as is usual in the exceptional works of God, small, inconspicuous, and secluded, and remindful of the tiny mustard seed in the Gospel,” (from “Short Account

By Erin Schurenburg It began in Aachen, Germany, on Pentecost Sunday, 1845. Sister Gertrude Frank approached the soon-to-be foundress of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis, Blessed Frances Schervier, about a new congregation. In 1858, it spread to the United States. What was referred to then as the

Deglazing a rich tomato sauce with vodka and burning off the alcohol, Father Leo Patalinghug told the crowd when Jesus sent the apostles to evangelize the world, he told them to eat whatever they were offered wherever they stayed. “Christians can eat and drink whatever they like,” he said, “in moderation.” (CT Photo/Steve Trosley)
Father Leo Patalinghug invoked Scripture while performing a cooking demonstration for hundreds of fans at the Mercer County Fair in Celina Aug. 13. Among his many observations while cooking, Father Leo told the group that parents can teach children about religion during a family meal because, “It’s hard to interrupt

Father Leo Patalinghug, star of EWTN’s “Grace Before Meals,” prepares penne pasta and vodka sauce for hundreds of Mercer County Fair-goers in Celina Sunday evening. It was Father Leo’s first county fair appearance. He is famous for having beaten renowned chef Bobby Flay. Mercer county clergy and selected audience members

Editors Note: In the May 2017 Print Edition of The Catholic Telegraph, Body and Soul on page 24 featured a story on Donna Marie Cooper. Below is her featured recipe: Ingredients: nonstick spray 1 baguette, cut into 20 one inch slices (you can use a wholegrain bread for extra nutrition

For Lidia Bastianich food is about family, making connections and celebrating life. The Emmy-award winning host of “Lidia’s Kitchen,” best selling author and restaurateur has made her mark on the cooking scene, while remaining true to her roots and firm in her faith. Bastianich, an Italian born Catholic, who escaped

Staff Report No one should be hungry. The archdiocesan Catholic Social Action Office, in partnership with the Office of the New Evangelization, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio and Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley, is sponsoring Food for All: Be Multiplied, launching July 1. The effort localizes Pope Francis’ “One

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  She knows food, said Francesca Franchina. And, the devout Catholic also knows her faith. Making the connection between the two is her passion. Franchina’s earliest childhood memories involve food and her appreciation for Italian cuisine is rooted in her Sicilian ancestry.