Manure. After several days of temperatures below 30 degrees in Madison, Wisconsin, the ground in the aisles between plots in Quann Community Garden was frozen enough to cart enough composted horse manure to cover our 4 raised beds. On … Read the rest
This recipe takes its name from the opening words of the “Collect”
for the First Sunday of Advent: Stir up your power, O Lord, and come.
According to an old English tradition, the Plum Pudding served at Christmas … Read the rest
I hung the moon
branches of the pine.
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
And forget not that
the earth delights to feel your bare feet,… Read the rest
What do you serve on February 2nd? The following is our post from 2015:
In our house, February marks the 40th and last day of Christmas (even though the Christmas/Epiphany season technically ended before Evening Prayer I of the … Read the rest
The first feast in February is that of Saint Bridget, known lovingly in her own land as “Mary of the Gael.” According to the scholars the name is rightly Brigit, but the common spelling is Bridget, and hers is the … Read the rest
St. Brigid–(aka Bridget, Bridgid, and Bride), named after the ancient Druid Goddess of Fertility, was always giving food to anyone who was hungry. This recipe for Brigid’s Honey Oat Wheat Bread makes a dense and delicious loaf–especially good when sliced … Read the rest
Traditional Mexican cuisine stays close to the Earth–Our Lady of Guadalupe came to the poor who know how to survive and know how to celebrate fiestas! For the most part, the dishes are mostly vegetarian and even vegan–corn, rice, beans, … Read the rest
Lussekatter. With only 8 or 9 days until the Winter Solstice and 12 days until Christmas, December 13th brought to Scandinavia the Feast of Santa Lucia, whose name in Latin means both LIGHT and SIGHT–quite significant in that part of … Read the rest
I mentioned when launching this website that you could expect so see something about our use of electrical lighting on the Feast of Santa Lucia– I just finished reading a student report on the “Contemplative Practice” (= some action … Read the rest