Today we are going to talk about Chef John Besh and his most recent cookbook: My Family Table. I’m going to admit this right up front. I love this cookbook. And I think you are going to love it too. It’s unlike so many of the cookbooks on the market. This one was written so that it would actually be used by real people in real kitchens. People who want to cook real food for those they love. Of course, it helps that John Besh is a Louisiana boy too. And that he’s Catholic. And a dad and husband. And just an all-around great guy. This episode is going to be fun!
It is Advent and Sarah Reinhard hosts Mary in the Kitchen and considers why changing her attitude is better than surviving this season.
All this and more right here, at the Catholic Foodie, where food meets faith!
As we start this episode I want to thank our sponsor, DivineOffice.org. And I have some news to share with you about DivineOffice.org. You know, I am just amazed at all the great work that the folks over at Divine Office Catholic Ministry are doing. The DivineOffice app is amazing! The Bible App, which they released a few months back, now includes the New American Bible in its lineup. And, now… now they have done it again. Another fantastic Catholic app. This time it’s the Catholic Encyclopedia, conveniently called the Catholicpedia. It’s available in the iTunes Store for both the iPhone and the iPad.
What does it do? Read the full summary at iTunes.
Congratulations to the new SQPN affiliates!
And we have even more good news today. The Catholic Foodie is proud to be an affiliate of SQPN, the Star Quest Production Network over at SQPN.com. And, recently, four new podcasts have joined SQPN as affiliates:
- The Catholic Laboratory, produced by Ian Maxfield
- iPilgrimPodcast, produced by Deborah Schaben, also co-hosted by Sandy Garayzar and Steve Nelson.
- Just a Catholic Dad, produced by Sean McCarney
- Catholic Vitamins, produced by Deacon Tom and Dee Fox.
Congratulations to the new affiliates!
And speaking of SQPN, they are currently in the middle of their annual giving campaign. You can find out more about it at SQPN.com. I also want to share with you the press release that explained what the giving campaign is all about. This is important now. It is very important to support those organizations who are committed to producing quality Catholic content online, and SQPN is ahead of the pack in that department. Here’s what was said over at SQPN.com: SQPN ANNOUNCES NEW AFFILIATES!
Chef John Besh & My Family Table
Recipe: Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes
You’ll have to listen to the episode to get the recipe. 😉
Mary in the Kitchen
Thank you very much, Sarah Reinhard.
Wow! I’m amazed at how similar I am to Sarah. I could have presented that Mary in the Kitchen as my own! Life is so funny sometimes.
Yes, Advent is almost over and Christmas is almost here. I don’t know about you, but me and my family have been blessed this Advent by a little book written by someone you know. That’s right… Sarah Reinhard. It’s called Welcome Baby Jesus, and it has been such a treat. I know Advent is almost over, so if you don’t have the book, don’t worry. There’s always next year. And the good news is that she has a Lent book and an Easter book too! You’ll find links to those books in the show notes for this episode at CatholicFoodie.com.
Thank you very much, Sarah for producing Mary in the Kitchen each episode of the Catholic Foodie. It is a blessing for me personally and, I know, for all those who listen. You can find more of Sarah’s work over at SnoringScholar.com.
I also want thank L’Angelus for allowing us to use their Ave Maria in the show. You can find them at CajunRecords.com.
This brings us to the end of the show, folks. And almost to the end of Advent.
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Until next time… Merry Christmas and… Bon appetite!
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