Lebanese Shish Kebab for Your Football Tailgating Party

Lebanese Shish Kebab for Your Football Tailgating Party

Football season is in full swing [Geaux Saints!], which means it’s time for that great American pre-game pastime: tailgating. One of our favorite recipes (and most popular with family and friends!) to prepare for a tailgating party is Shish Kebab. The recipe for Shish Kebab I share with you here is an amalgamation of the […]

7 Quick Takes: Moms, Birthdays, and Home Cooking

My Mom with my oldest daughter.

Today is my mom’s birthday. I think she is 27 years old today. Yeah, I’m sure of it. In today’s 7 Quick Takes I want to share a little bit about my mom… and wish her a happy birthday. — 1 — My mom has been my biggest cheerleader. Always there. Always loving. Always supportive. Always encouraging. […]

Around the Table with Leah Chase

Jeff Young The Catholic Foodie with Chef Leah Chase

Leah Chase, known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, can still be found in the kitchen every day at the famous Dooky Chase’s Restaurant. She is “91-and-a-half.” Leah Chase was the inspiration behind the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. She has cooked for presidents and dignitaries from across the world, and Dooky Chase’s Restaurant […]

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 […]