Recipe for How to Celebrate Your Saint’s Feast Day
This post was written by Rosie Pozos.
Recipe for How to Celebrate Your Saint’s Feast Day*
1 bottle Sparkling Apple Cider or favorite wine
2 Pretty candles
1 Nice Table Cloth
4 Settings of nice silverware and china
Ingredients for your family’s favorite dinner.
Approximately six servings of Pan Dulce (sweet Mexican pastry) – or other favorite dessert.
Family or other special people with whom to celebrate
Coffee or tea (optional)
Set table with table cloth, china, silverware, goblets and candles. Fix dinner. Light candles. Pour cider or wine. Have family and/or special people all sit down.
Enjoy dinner family style: that’s where everyone reaches for whatever dish is closest to them, serves themselves and passes the dish to the next person.
Bring out Pan (or other dessert) after everyone is finished. Pass plate of Pan around the table. Ask if anyone wants tea or coffee. If yes, fix it.
Take time to enjoy each other’s company with dinner and dessert.
Enjoy the rest of the evening.
Approximately 4 servings. (Can be adjusted for more celebrants!)
Recipe can be used for celebration of any saint’s feast day.
* If for some reason you are at a loss for which saint to celebrate, visit http://www.theologika.net/search for biographies of saints and for the “Saint of the Day.”