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By the last day of school, we were well on our way with plans for our summer vacation. Freedom rang while swinging from willow branches into the cool MORE
Growing up in St. James Parish in the 1950s, my siblings and I were not aware of the festivities of Mardi Gras 55 miles downriver in New Orleans. All MORE
As this season of faith, family, and food approaches, I reminisce not only about holiday seasons past, but also about the original Christmas day so ma MORE
Standing on this hallowed ground on the left bank of the Rhine River, I not only thought of my dad and his many comrades; I also remembered that I was MORE
Fire and cooking catapulted the concept of taste along with nutrition. The late anthropologist Carleton Coon stated that cooking was, “the decisive MORE
As we enter this harvest season, we remember Jesus’ words to His disciples: “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few” (Mt 9:37).
Small and perishable, it was not a food easily cultivated for storage like potatoes, beans, squash, and maize. By the time Christopher Columbus arriv MORE
“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” penned the world-renowned chef, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, in his 1826 volume The Phys MORE
Le Réveillon, or the awakening (the morning feast following Midnight Mass on Christmas or New Year’s Eve) is an age-old custom inherited by the Lou MORE
If we are prioritizing subsidiarity, and our money can have a greater impact nearby, we should invest there first.