Pho Yo Vietnamese Cuisine

Pho Yo vermicelli bowl

The lead up to Christmas is one of my busy times as a priest. In addition to added services, I have a few more visits to make as opposed to the rest of the year. Being out and about more than usual, I try to fit in stops at some restaurants that I haven’t hit …

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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 …

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Roast Beef Dinner

Yesterday was a major day at St. Philip’s. In the morning we held our Remembrance Day Service. This year there was barely room to move, so many people attended. It was a solemn and profound experience. I don’t have the history as to how the two events came to be connected, but November 11th is …

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Cranberry Raisin Butter Tarts

Tomorrow is the St. Philip’s Roast Beef Dinner. We decided that for dessert, we will be offering several bite size options. I decided to contribute something, and am going with my Cranberry Raisin Butter Tarts. This post is from 2014. Although I originally wrote it in conjunction with that year’s Roast Beef Dinner at St. …

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Red Top Drive Inn

Over the last few months, I’ve featured a lot of the restaurants that are in the vicinity of St. Philip’s. Most of these have been North and or East of the church. At the same time, my job involves me working at St. Mark’s as well. St. Mark’s is located further south off of St. …

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Cocoabeans Bakeshop – Gluten Free

Cocoabeans Butter Tart

Since I wrote this post, Cocoabeans closed it’s Tache location and reopened in a new location on Corydon Avenue. The new location is a full restaurant and has a patio out front where you can enjoy your beverages and people watch. Sadly, the buttertart that was my staple has been replaced on the menu with …

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Mashed Potato & Sausage Casserole

This post is another one where I have combined a couple of different posts. The mashed potato & sausage casserole is the first of these three meals that I created using leftovers from the St. Philip’s Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. pork stew cooking clergy A couple of weeks ago at St. Philip’s we had our …

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