To Brother Victor-Antoine, soup making is a spiritual exercise in which you consider food, health, and the meaning of creation. Twelve Months of Monastery Soups harks back to a simpler era, when people were in tune with seasonal harvests and the naturalflavors of fresh, locally grown ingredients.
Presented in order of growing seasons, Brother Victor-Antoine's soups offer a succulent range of flavors -- refreshing Watercress Soup for spring; Gazpacho made with ripe tomatoes for summer; Pumpkin Soup, savory for autumn; and Saint Nicholas Soup, made with turnips, carrots, potatoes, and cabbage, for winter holidays.
In keeping with the monastic emphasis on frugality, the recipes, 75 percent of which are vegetarian, call ... more
This companion cookbook to What Would Jesus Eat? offers healthy, hearty recipes featuring foods that Jesus Himself would have eaten.
Based on a biblical and historical study of what Jesus ate, as well as scientific research on why these particular foods are ideal for healthy living, What Would Jesus Eat? is the ultimate program for eating well in the twenty-first century. Now, this companion cookbook helps readers to creatively and practically incorporate these foods into their own diets.
These easy-to-follow recipes are designed to help the reader prepare foods commonly eaten during the time of Christ in a way that will satisfy modern-day palates. Dishes feature fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fi ... more
When the intrepid team of missionary volunteers first arrived in Malamulo, they suddenly realized they no longer had access to the culinary luxuries of their home countries. What in the world were they going to eat in the middle of Malawi, Africa?!
But after gathering together for delicious meal after delicious meal, their worries were soon whisked away in an ocean of flavors and textures, as team members discovered creative ways to reinvent their best and healthiest dishes from every corner of the globe. 'Til We Eat Again has compiled all these savory recipes into one volume to provide you a useful, adventurous, and healthy guide to better eating.
Some dishes are well-known culinary classics, while others ... more
From a passionate and talented chef who also happens to be an Episcopalian priest comes this surprising and thought-provoking treatise on everything from prayer to poetry to puff pastry. In The Supper Of The Lamb, Capon talks about festial and ferial cooking -- the first geared toward the uninhibited gorging a la gourmand for those rare and special occasions, the second toward the more subdued talent of making prime ingredients work a little harder and stretch a little longer without scrimping on tasteor pleasure. Using these different methods as his guide, along with dozens of recipes, Capon offers an intellectual and philosophical exposition on food and faith.
Straight from Amish kitchens to yours, this cookbook offers favorite family recipes and charming stories from Amish and Mennonite cooks. Bake the pecan rolls that taste best after an ice-skating party, or try the hoagies that a community sold to help an Amish family with hospital bills. Discover the cocoa cupcakes with instructions to "stir by hand" that one young cook took literally, or whip up the whoopie pies that one Amish woman took to market in her horse and buggy. These cherished recipes speak of comforting traditions, lively communities, and strong Christian faith. Gather your family around the table to sample the nourishing fare and trademark charm of the plain people. In the words of one cookbook contributor: " ... more
Mennonite Community Cookbook by Dr. Mary Emma Showalter rolls up nostalgia, simple cooking, and hearty dishes into one package that's sure to produce blue ribbons at the county fair. Old fashioned cooking and traditional values thread through this book of food history, frequent Pennsylvania Dutch favorites, and stories of beloved relationships. The brainchild of Dr. Mary Emma Showalter, this "mother of all Mennonite cookbooks," brings a touch of Mennonite culture and hospitality to any home that relishes great cooking.
Original directions like "a dab of cinnamon" or "ten blubs of molasses" have been standardized to help you get the same wonderful individuality and flavor. A classic collection of more than 1,100 recip ... more
David Jeremiah approaches the good news of God's willingness to respond to our prayers from a fresh angle, describing prayer as the built-in trigger for the good things that happen in this world. Readers will discover just how eagerly God is waiting to answer us. Like a loving father, He is always glad to have us come to Him as children with the things that are on our heart! Prayer delights God's heart, because He has ordained the processes of the world to work through the prayers of His people.
"A homespun, authentic collection of Amish recipes collected over the years by Beverly Lewis. Many are from her grandmother and other family members as well as dear friends from the Amish world she writes about with such power and authenticity. Now she lovingly shares these with her millions of readers who have come to treasure her fictional insights into Amish life. The additional Amish sayings and line drawings make for an appealing gift.
With over 800,000 copies in print, the More-with-Less Cookbook has become the favorite cookbook of many families. Full of recipes from hundreds of contributors, More-with-Less gives suggestions "on how to eat better and consume less of the world's limited food resources".
More-with-Less Cookbook has not only changed how people eat, but their entire approach to life has reflected this more-with-less philosophy. In fact, more-with-less has become an integral part of our daily language.
When first published in 1976, More-with-Less Cookbook by Doris Janzen Longacre struck a nerve with its call for every household to help solve the world food crisis. Now with more than 800,000 copies around the globe. it has become the favorite cookbook of many families.