Black Bean Burger

Black Bean Burger

Serves 4 Prep time: 24 minutes Cook time: 6 minutes Saint Gabriel Possenti, a patron of Catholic youth, is a great model for his fidelity to prayer and joyfulness of spirit. If you’re like me, you can reach a point in the Exodus exercises where you can start to lose...
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pasta

Serves 8 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Travelers flock to Italy each year, often with one dish in mind: pasta. While I will argue Rome has the best carbonara, it is Florence that serves the most amazing pesto pasta. This recipe is a tribute to the city...
Beet Salad with Walnuts & Dried Cranberries

Beet Salad with Walnuts & Dried Cranberries

Serves 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes This is my wife’s favorite salad! It tastes fancy but it’s super easy to make. I served it to catering clients for years, and it was always an instant hit. You can pre-cook the beets up to 3 days in advance, then...
Crab Salad Grilled Cheese

Crab Salad Grilled Cheese

Serves 4 Prep time: 8 minutes Cook time: 12 minutes This is a perfect, quick meal combining my love of seafood and cheese. The molten mozzarella spills out the sides of the grilled bread making it an absolute dream to eat. You can serve it with a side of tomato soup,...