Books Reviews and Such

Fish on Friday Book Review

I started reading Fish on Friday: Feasting, Fasting and the Discovery of the New World in late November. I thought it would be a good read that would fit in well during Advent. Well, here I am at the end of the day on December 22. Advent is almost over, and I’m finally putting my thoughts to…

Food Community theology

Pancakes, Pancakes, Pancakes.

It’s just about that time of year again. Tuesday, February 25th, is Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day. As I have done in the past with my Fall Suppers posts, I am creating a list of the places serving pancakes in the upcoming couple of weeks or so. One difference between this and the…

Food Community Recipes

Pancake Day, Berry Sauce.

Today is Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Mardi Gras, or Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday was originally the day when everyone was expected to go to the priest for confession. By doing this they were said to be shriven. At the same time, Shrove Tuesday was the day for using up all the fat in the…