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What's That, Fr. Matt?

Remember that time?

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This photo is the actual scene of “the crime.”  I tripped over my wine glass that I stupidly placed beside the edge of my friend's pool.  It shattered and fell right into the water.  The unthinkable had happened.  AND they were having a party that...

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The Real Thing

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I saw the guy holding a half ripped-open plastic package, and eating a squishy “croissant” shaped piece of bread as he walked down the sidewalk. I wondered, “Does he know he can get an actual croissant, freshly made this morning by a man who grew up in France, by just walking...

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Paprika Eggs

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Hot, smoked paprika from Spain goes really really well with soft scrambled eggs sautéed in some melted butter.  It’s one of my breakfast specialties, and we usually serve it to overnight guests.  Trust me: it’s pretty delicious. While it helps to have fresh...

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The Pear Cake

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Was it the pear’s perfectly softened texture? Was it the gooey combination of a brown sugar coating and the warm, walnut cake underneath?  Or was it the sweet gorgonzola cheese ice cream, bringing another layer of deliciousness? Maybe the candied walnuts sprinkled on top -- giving the...

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