Parenting Mary’s Way

What do you do when your kids aren’t doing what you want them to do, or worse, when they’re doing everything you’ve taught them not to do? That was the very conversation I was having with an editor from Ave Maria Press two summers ago when…

Salsa Chicken

1 pkg.broad egg noodles cooked per package instructions 6 – 8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 cup of processed jalapeno pepper rings 1 ½ cups mayonnaise 1 ½ cups sour cream 2 envelopes ranch salad dressing mix 16 oz jar salsa Add salt…

Indonesian Salmon

½ cup light soy sauce, divided ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder (or hot Asian mustard) ½ teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder 4 salmon fillets (5 oz. each), skin removed and thinly sliced, or salmon steaks Nonstick…

Fried Brussels Sprouts

6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 onion, diced 1 (12 ounce) package fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced 2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste (optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste Place bacon pieces in a large…

Cod a la vizcaina

Lenten recipe 12 tomatoes, sliced in halves 3 red peppers, chopped 8 cloves of garlic, minced 1 white onion, chopped ½ bunch fresh parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 small can (4 oz) green capers 1 small can pitted green olives 1 lb…

Classic French boules (rounds)

5 1/3 cups unbleached bread flour 2 teaspoons table salt, or one tablespoon kosher salt 1 ¼-ounce packet or 2 ¼ teaspoons instant yeast (also sold as rapid-rise, quick-rising, and bread machine yeast) 2 cups lukewarm water, for the bread…

Teaching Children About Biblical Typology

Biblical typology is an area of Scripture study that points out persons and events in the Old Testament called “types,” prophetic signs of Jesus in his incarnation, teachings, death, and resurrection. Calling Jesus “the New Adam” and Mary…