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Mission now national shrine

SAINT AUGUSTINE – For many years, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine has been a renowned landmark for pilgrims who visit from all over the world. It is America’s oldest Marian Shrine, and Oct. 11 Bishop [Read More]

October 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Synagogue rites this weekend

Rabbi Joel Fox will lead the Shabbat services at First Congregation Sons of Israel for Friday, Sept.13, 7:30 p.m., and for Saturday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m.  An Oneg Shabbat will follow Friday evening’s Erev Shabbat service that will be [Read More]

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Datil those jalapenos

Madam Queen’s Datiled & Candied Jalapenos 1 12 oz jar of sliced jalapenos, drained 1 cup Sugar 1 – 3 Datil pepper, stemmed, seeded, chopped 1 Red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into small strips Zest of one orange, slivered Put [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebration at Sons of Israel

An invitation to Rosh Chodesh Shabbat (Sabbath New Month) is extended to Congregation Sons of Israel by Rabbi Joel and Tali Fox and Les and Karen Stern. Described as a special time to appreciate women, services are at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, [Read More]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Spice up Thousand Island Dressing

Janet McNabb’s Spicy Thousand Island Dressing 1 c                   Mayonnaise 1/4 c                Sweet pickles, chopped 1/4 c                Datil pepper sauce (or “to taste”0 [Read More]

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Datil pepper jelly Reddy style

Reddy Cox’s Datil Pepper Jelly 1 c      Datil peppers 2 c      Green bell peppers, seeded and roughly chopped 7 c     Sugar 3 c      Vinegar 1     Package of Sure-Jell 3      Drops of green food coloring In blender, puree all datil [Read More]

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Check out these shrimp devils

Matilda F. Nader’s Shrimp Devils 1 lb     Fresh shrimp, headed, peeled, deveined and ground fine 1    Small green bell pepper, seeded and minced fine 1   Small Datil pepper, seeded and minced fine 3    Small stalks of celery, minced fine 1 [Read More]

May 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Serve Bubba’s pilau for Easter

Want a hot time in the old town for Easter? Try this recipe.  Bubba DuPont’s Sausage Pilau ½ lb     Salt pork, chopped small 2          Small sweet onions, chopped ½         Green bell pepper, chopped 3          [Read More]

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Cook up some cabbage for Easter

Try cooking with cabbage as one of your Easter dinner side dishes. Virginia Barnes, a fifth generation Hastings-area farmer, shares one of her favorites – Grilled Cabbage with Spicy Lime Dressing.  When it comes to serving the sweet, green [Read More]

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments