I have had an unfortunate week. More particularly, my wife has had a terrible week. I’ve taken her in to the local hospital for her radiation treatment, and she has experienced such pain that yesterday most of that day was spent in the Emergency Room to get her IV anesthesia against the pain. The doctors have also prescribed for her three different types of rather serious painkillers: morphine sulfate being the least of them. It also looks as though she is going to go through more radiation for at least one more location. Assuming that anyone actually reads this blog, please pray for her.
It is also Great Lent. Most people are busy telling you what to eat, or how to eat, or, like the redoubtable Fr. Z., going on about his escapades at a Chinese Restaurant. They can do what they want. I will instead, on occasion, give recipes which are both lenten and which taste good. Russian marinated mushrooms are one such. Read the rest of this entry »