Category: The Doctors of the Church

Blending family time in the kitchen with faith and flavor

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Doctors of the Church Coloring Book front cover

Doctors of the Church Recipes & Activities (in the order of lessons)

Water in Three Forms Humming Hummus Beef, Basil & Barley Soup Ambrosia Salad Bats & Cobwebs Mud Pie Lemon Bars Fig Pinwheel Cake Roll Candle Napkin Fold Orange Candle Braided Bread Alphabet Tomato Soup Cherry Cobbler Coconut Shrimp w/ Orange Marmalade Prayer Book Advent Candle Wreath Stained Glass Cookies Lemon Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes Pudding…
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St. Teresa’s Bread

This recipe is basically French Toast made with Italian Bread and added cinnamon and lemon extract. Before lemon extract, fresh lemon peel was cooked with milk and cinnamon for this recipe. This is an updated version of the recipe using lemon extract and the flavor is just as good! The original recipe required more milk…
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Hildegard Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 t baking powder 1/4 salt 1 1/2 flour 1 t cinnamon 1 t nutmeg 1/2 t ground cloves Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Form…
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Haystack Cookies

Ingredients: 12 ounces white chocolate discs (not chips) 12 ounces butterscotch chips (found next to the chocolate chips) 1 cups creamy peanut butter (not natural) 12 ounces chow mein noodles In a medium-size glass bowl, microwave white chocolate discs and butterscotch chips stirring every 30 seconds till smooth and completely blended. Stir in peanut butter…
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St. Anselm – Available as a FREE Download

Learn how faith and understanding work together. This lesson is available as a FREE Download in our store as a sample Family Spice Packet. It includes a short lesson on St. Anselm, a coloring page and a printable recipe for Pudding Pie with Mountain Peaks. More detailed instructions with additional pictures for Pudding Pie with…
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Pudding Pie With Mountain Peaks

Instant pudding mix, mini graham cracker pie crusts, milk and whipping cream Follow pudding instructions and then spoon pudding into pie crusts. Let set. Right before serving, top with whipping cream for “mountain peaks”. Enjoy!

Saint Peter Damian

Scavenger hunts, money and pamphlets can all teach us about St. Peter Damian. Learn how in this Family Spice Packet. More details on making the Lemon Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes can be found in our recipes. This lesson can also be used for the Feast of Epiphany. If so, remember the House Blessing!

Fig Pinwheel Cake Rolls

For this recipe, use a sheet pan/ cake roll pan that measures 10.5 inches x 15.5 inches. These measurements are important because it makes the perfect size cake for the roll. If you have not tried goat cheese paired with figs, it’s a real treat! Filling: Fig Jam Plain Goat Cheese (softened) Cake: 3 eggs…
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Doctors of the Church Coloring Book front cover

Doctors of the Church Family Spice Packets

Who are the Doctors of the Church? What makes them so special? What role did they play in forming our Catholic Faith and Identity? Our Family Spice Packets strive to bring together YOUR Domestic Church. Learning about faith at home allows you to customize the lesson to the needs of your family. Enjoy this time…
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