Holy Saturday Forenoon
April 9, 2012 3 Comments
We had a lovely slowcooker meal planned for Holy Saturday supper, out last Lenten hurrah. Thusly:
Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie
1 pound can of refried beans
1 can condensed tomato soup
1 c shredded carrots
1 c frozen peas
3c mashed potatoes (we like garlic mashed for this)
Optional toppings: shredded cheese, parsley, chives, paprika, etc
In crock of slow cooker, combine first 4 ingredients. Cover with mashed potatoes, smoothed to edges. Cook on low 3-4 hours. Top as desired.
So after we has this a-crocked, I remembered my dad saying how every Holy Saturday they would have hamburgers for lunch…wait, lunch? A web search revealed that the 1945 fasting rules said to keep the Lenten fast through “forenoon Holy Saturday.”. See, even God wanted us to make sure our Easter cooking started on Saturday, and He wanted us to taste it first for quality. God is good.
Stay tuned for a wrap-up and an Easter recipe!