New Orleans Baked French Toast

From the awesomely inspiring Bake until Bubbly: The Ultimate Casserole Cookbook New Orleans Baked French Toast 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 1 loaf Italian country bread, cut into 1/2 inch…

Three Kings Cake

This variation of Three Kings Cake is flat, more like a cookie, with a trinket (or a few) baked inside. FOR THE CHOCOLATE DOUGH: 1/2 cup blanched almonds 1 cup sugar 6 tablespoons soft butter 6 teaspoons vanilla or almond extract 2 eggs,…

Five Pro-Life Activities

Attend March for Life   The annual March for Life is Jan. 27 in Washington. Join thousands of pro-life demonstrators for a noon rally at the Washington Monument. A march follows at approximately 1 p.m. Later in the day, you can go visit…

Redeeming the Time

When is New Year’s Day? Everybody assumes it is Jan.1, but for centuries Catholics observed March 25 as the start of the new year. March 25 is around the beginning of spring, but in the Church’s calendar it is the Solemnity of the…