7 Quick Takes – Writing, iPhone Photography, and Author Stuff

A Louisiana Bayou on my morning walk.

Here we are again. Another week and another 7 Quick Takes. This is my second contribution. And it’s late… again. Today is not Friday. It’s not even Saturday. It’s Sunday. Oh well. Better late than never, right? I received lots of positive feedback from last week’s Quick Takes… and a few reminders that Quick Takes […]

7 Quick Takes – My First Ever – About Cookbook Writing, Radio, the Holy Land, My Baptism Anniversary and More!

My Wife the Triathlete

I have always admired Jennifer Fulwiler and the 7 Quick Takes that she hosts at Conversion Diary every Friday. Many of my blogging friends faithfully take part in the 7 Quick Takes, but I have never done so myself. Until today. After reading, please let me know what you think. Should I make this a […]

Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios and Dill

Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios and Dill

Two popular trout dishes here in south Louisiana (Trout Meuniere and Trout Amandine) are the inspiration behind this Middle Eastern fish dish accented with pistachios and fresh dill. A Middle Eastern Take on Trout Amandine: Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios & Dill It’s kind of funny that my only real work experience in a restaurant was […]

Travel to the Holy Land with The Catholic Foodie, Chef Matt Murphy, and Fr. Kyle Sanders

Travel to the Holy Land with Jeff Young The Catholic Foodie Chef Matt Murphy and Fr Kyle Sanders

Yes, the next Food Meets Faith Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is still on, and registrations continue to come in. The pilgrimage is from February 26 to March 8, 2015, and space is limited. Register by September 15 and receive a free autographed copy of my new book Around the Table with The Catholic Foodie: Middle […]

A Culinary Tour of New Orleans

The Young Kids with Leah Chase

A culinary tour of New Orleans? Yes. That’s what I called my plan for my son’s 15th birthday, which was on Wednesday. “We are going on a culinary tour of New Orleans,” I announced to the family. There were no complaints. Let me tell you the inspiration behind this plan. You see, as The Catholic […]