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Saints Feast Family
~Exploring Catholic Patron Saints of the Day & their Feasts (Catholic Cuisine)
(Find food, recipes, traditions, locations, relics, prayers, songs, book, movies, art, products, crafts & more!)

Saints List: December 

Traditional English Wassail – Mulled Cider
 
Advent & Songs
Traditional English Wassail
– Mulled Cider
 
December

Christmas Cookies!!!

Christmas Cookies!!!

Italian Fig Cookies (Cucidati)

Apple Bishop's Hat

December

Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Zimtsterne ~ Cinnamon Stars
Wine Cookies / Ciambelle al Vino
December
Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Tuile Cigar Cookies (Pirouettes)
Roczki (Kolacky)
Vanilla Pretzel Cookies
 
December
Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Florentine Cookies
Tubules with cream
Honey gazelle horns
December
Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Buttery Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Italian Cannoli Cookies
Middle Eastern Date-Filled Cookies (Ma’amoul
December 
Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
The Very Best Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
 
December
Christmas Cookies!!!
Christmas Cookies!!!
Mandelhörnchen (Chocolate-Dipped Marzipan Almond Horns)
Easy Homemade Marzipan or Almond Paste
Linzer Cookies (Linzerkekse)
Raspberry-Hazelnut Macaroons (Haselnussmakronen)
Cream Cheese Kolacky

December
Goan Prawn Curry with Coconut 

Saint Francis Xavier

 
December 3

Goan Prawn Curry with Coconut 

poppy seed cardamon Butter Cookies

Saint John of Damascus

December 4
 
Jewish Poppy Seed Cardamon Butter Cookies
Bishop's Wine

Springerle Shortbread

Saint Nicholas Cookies

Spitzbuben Cookies

Spekulatius cookies

German Potato Salad 

German Red Cabbage 

Weckmann Bread 

Bishop's Wine/Gluhwein

 
December 6
Italian Christmas Honey Cake 
Pitta ‘mpigliata

Saint Ambrose


December 7
Italian Christmas Honey Cake or Calabrian Christmas Cakes
Pitta ‘mpigliata
 
Brandysnap

Saint Ambrose


December 7
Brandysnap
Moravian Christmas Cake (Cookies)

The Immaculate Conception of the

Blessed Virgin Mary


December 8
Moravian Christmas Cake (Cookies)
Spitzbuben Cookies

Springerle Shortbread

Saint Nicholas Cookies

Spitzbuben Cookies

Spekulatius cookies

German Potato Salad 

German Red Cabbage 

Weckmann Bread 

Bishop's Wine/Gluhwein

 
December 6
Springerle Shortbread

Springerle Shortbread

Saint Nicholas Cookies

Spitzbuben Cookies

Spekulatius cookies

German Potato Salad 

German Red Cabbage 

Weckmann Bread 

Bishop's Wine/Gluhwein

 
December 6
Weckmann

Springerle Shortbread

Saint Nicholas Cookies

Spitzbuben Cookies

Spekulatius cookies

German Potato Salad 

German Red Cabbage 

Weckmann Bread 

Bishop's Wine/Gluhwein

 
December 6
St. Barbara's Cake - Barbarakuchen

Saint Barbara
 

December 4
 
St. Barbara's Cake - Barbarakuchen
Hamantaschen Cookies

Saint John of Damascus


December 4

Hamantaschen Cookies

Jewish Halloween Cookies, but great for Christmas too!

Mexican Wedding Cookies 
Home made Marshmallows!
Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)
 

Saint Juan Diego


December 9
Mexican Wedding Cookies 
Home made Marshmallows!
Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)
 
Italian Wedding Cookies

 Saint Damasus


December 11
 
Italian Wedding Cookies
Mexican holiday punch:
Ponche navideñoby 

Our Lady of Guadalupe


December 12
Mexican holiday punch: Ponche navideñoby 
ROASTED PORK LEG IN ADOBO SAUCE
Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12
 
Roasted Pork Leg in Adobo Sauce
GREEN POZOLE SOUP GUERRERO STYLE

Our Lady of Guadalupe

 
December 12
 
Green Pozole Soup Guerrero Style
St. Lucia Buns
Saint Lucy
 
December 13
St. Lucia Buns: Swedish Saffron Christmas Bread 
Braided St. Lucia Bread
 
Swedish Meatballs 
 
Mulled Wine
Santa Lucia Martini
Vaniljkakor
(Swedish Vanilla Jam Cookies)
Roscón de Reyes Cake

Saint John of the Cross
 

December 14
 
Roscón de Reyes Cake
Kelley's RICOTTA COOKIES
(Italian Christmas Cookies)

Saint John of Kanty

December 23

Kelley's Ricotta Cookies (Italian Christmas Cookies)

Poppy seed cake (Makowiec)

Saint John of Kanty 

December 23

Poppy seed cake (Makowiec)

Eggnog

Saint John of Kanty 

December 23
 

 Eggnog

BAKED STUFFED APPLES 

Saint Peter Canisius

December 21

(Baked Walnut-stuffed Apples with White Wine)

Saint John of Kanty

Saint John of Kanty

December 23
Ann Marie's Clams Linguine

The Vigil of the Nativity

December 24
Ann Marie's Clams Linguine

French Yule Log Cake

The Vigil of the Nativity

December 24

French Yule Log Cake

Pizzelles

The Nativity of the Lord / Christmas

December 25

Pizzelles
The Nativity of the Lord 

The Nativity of the Lord

Nativity means birth

 Christmas

December 25

Christmas Cookies!!!

Christmas Cookies!!!

December

Podkovy, Toto, Stew!

Saint Stephen 

December 26
Podkovy
Italian Chocolate
Toto Cookies
St. Stephen's Day Stew
Ghotab or Qottab

Saint John the Apostle

 
December 27
 
Ghotab or Qottab
Blueberry Balsamic Pork Chop
Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce

The Holy Innocents or Childermas

December 28
Blueberry Balsamic Pork Chops
Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce
Crumpet

Saint Thomas Becket

 
December 29
 
Crumpet
Ukrainian Honey Cake

Saint Melania

the Younger

December 31
or January 13
Ukraine: Malanka 
("Melania's Day")
The Holy Family of
Jesus, Mary & Joseph

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph

December 31