Archive for Recipes

Tajaci – December 21, 2010

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Tajci, a vocal artist, mother, and playwright is interviewed by Francesca Franchina. Tajci speaks about her life as a Christian, a celebrity, and a mother. If you would like more information about Tajci, you can visit her website, www.idobelieve.com. Francesca also gives her recipe for Bacala.

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Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Communications – December 14, 2010

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Francesca Franchina focuses on Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Communications As a Means of Healing. Waiting for Jesus becomes a hassle when you have static in relationships and family gatherings…What can you do to help smooth relationships, assuage your own anger, and help others to get along with each other…What does Scripture say about forgiveness? Francesca shares her favorite  recipe for  Eggplant Rollatini, all good stuff rolled up together…makes for congenial togetherness!

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Mary Advent and Christmas HolyDays – November 30, 2010

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Francesca Franchina  speaks with Fr. Clifton E. Bishop of Bethlehem, PA ,  popular retreat director, chaplain  and health educator, about Advent 2010 and planning  a “Mary Advent and Christmas HolyDays .  The holidays promise healing, hope and renewal, but some encounter depression, desolateness and separation . How do we find solace, comfort and Joy in the midst of hustle and bustle, encountering The Mother of Joy and  her Son  Jesus activating  and living The  Word in  everyday life?  Fr. Clifton, a priest in the Diocese of Allentown, PA, grew up  a Baptist and converted to Catholicism through a correspondence course on Catholicism while in high school. He became a Franciscan Friar and later became a diocesan parish priest. He is an adjunct professor and serves as Chaplain of The Holy Family Senior Living and Assisted Living Center in the Archdiocese of Allentown, PA.

T5H Featured Recipes For Today:  Francesca shares her tasty, easy to make Sicilian Spicy Olives; Baked Mostaciolli with Ricotta and  Meatballs;  Zingy Garlic Bread with Olive Oil/ Parmesan Cheese; and  Italian Green Bean/Artichoke Salad with Pepperoni Pieces  and Mozzarella Cubes  from her favorite family recipes hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.

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Thanksgiving – November 23, 2010

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Francesca Franchina and Friends Talk About Thanksgiving; Our Prayer, Our Hope and Our Love of the Blessed Trinity and Country and  all of the graces that flow out of “Giving Thanks and Giving Thanks With a Grateful Heart!”  Callers are encouraged to call in and share their Thanksgiving stories,  traditions and favorite foods/recipes. Francesca will share her family’s Thank   menu and recipes for Antipasto;  Fritto Misto (Italian Breaded Broccoli and Cauliflower); Sweet Potato Souffle, Baked Corn Casserole,  Celery Bread Dressing; Mamma Longo’s Crescent Rolls and Heavenly Hash.

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Marian Prayer – November 02, 2010

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In this program, Francesca Franchina speaks about Mary and the power of praying for the intercession of the Blessed Mother.

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The Power of Prayer – October 12, 2010

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Francesca Franchina discusses the power of prayer, St. Padre Pio, St.Teresa of Avila, St. Francis of Assisi,  and other  honored saints and everyday saints among us; their  work in evangelization, discipleship, faith formation; The Regional Prayer and Praise Fest October 13, 2010 at St. Luke The Evangelist Parish In Dayton (1440 N.Fairfield Rd. ;Beavercreek, OH 45432), The Celebration of the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila with  Evening Prayer and  Mass on Friday, October 15, 2010 at Ascension Church, Woodman, Drive, Kettering, OH  6:15 PM/Mass at 7:00:PM; the Dayton Rosary Rally at the University of Dayton, October 10  and all the great faith filled programs being held in Dayton and surrounding areas this fall in Beavercreek, Centerville,  and Kettering, OH ;  St. Mary’s OH and St. Leon, Indiana. Francesca shares her favorite recipe for Gnocchi, miniature potato dumplings made in the Sicilian Tradition served simply with butter, tomato or Alfredo sauce.

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RUAH, ROOTS, AND RADISHES: Part 2 – October 05, 2010

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Francesca Franchina, MS Ed.  speaks with Bruce Murphy  Liaison for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal for the Northern Archdiocese of Cincinnati about the upcoming Regional Prayer and Praise Fest as their team presents   RUAH, ROOTS AND RADISHES: THE GOLD OF A PERFECT REPENTANCE  on Wednesday October 13, 2010  at St. Luke the Evangelist Church; 1440 N. Fairfield Rd.; Beavercreek, OH.  www.jesus-cares.org.  Sharing Faith and Foods Francesca stirs up good things  in the kitchen to think and pray about, sharing faith, inviting others to partake in the goodness  of the Lord and sharing recipes for living  life’s lessons as given to us in the Word of God and promulgated by Good Pope John Paul II in The New Evangelization. Today Francesca shares her easy to make Italian Potato, Onion and  Green Pepper Casserole and EZ Baked Chicken. Green Peppers, Onions and  Potatoes  from family recipes hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.

RUAH, ROOTS, AND RADISHES:Part 1 – September 28, 2010

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Francesca Franchina  speaks with Bruce Murphy  Liaison for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal for the Northern Archdiocese of Cincinnati about the upcoming Regional Prayer and Praise Fest and  RUAH, ROOTS AND RADISHES: THE GOLD OF A PERFECT REPENTANCE  to be held on Wednesday October 13, 2010  at St. Luke the Evangelist Church; 1440 N. Fairfield Rd.; Beavercreek, OH.  Sharing Faith and Foods Francesca stirs up good things in the kitchen sharing faith, inviting others to partake in the goodness  of the Lord and sharing recipes for living  life’s lessons as given to us in the Word of God and promulgated by Good Pope John Paul II in The New Evangelization. Today Francesca shares her easy to make zucchini bread and zucchini with tomatoes and onions from family recipes hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.

Dave Dravecky – September 14, 2010

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Francesca Franchina speaks with Dave Dravecky, former Major League Southpaw  Baseball Pitcher  about  losing his pitching arm and shoulder to cancer and how God entered fully into the his life bringing  Dave and his wife Jan out of despair and desolateness through a Christian counselor. In deep depression after their lives were uprooted by this life shattering event; learn how their life challenge changed into  triumph through ministry to those in depression and life altering situations.

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Making time for Jesus and Mary – September 07, 2010

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Francesca Franchina speaks with Marlene Sommer  about  making time for  Jesus and Mary in a busy family life, professional endeavors, volunteer work and ministry regarding personal and communal  faith formation, prayer and  devotions,  amid crisis, catastrophic situations, joys, trials and traumas in every day life.

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