Monthly Archive: February 2014

Simple Salt/Sugar Scrub for winter weary skin

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Simple Salt/Sugar Scrub WATER  Water is mentioned so many times in the scriptures.  The first time water is mentioned in the scripture is found in Genesis: “…And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.”  During Bible times in the summer months in Jerusalem, it was very dry so cisterns were dug out …

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Make dumplings with the little ones

Barb's noodles/dumplings

Homemade Dumplings   How many of you have made homemade drop dumplings from scratch?  My friend, Charlene, rolls hers out using self rising flour and hot water. “They’re called dumpling sliders”, she said. My niece, Barb, also makes what I think are a cross between a dumpling and a noodle and every Thanksgiving she brings …

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast a winner

Beef stew

    Easy Beef Pot Roast with Veggies   Each week I talk with Matt Swaim on Sacred Heart Radio about Bible Foods & Herbs. This week we talked about beef Genesis 18:7  “Abraham ran to the herd and took a fatted calf, tender and good, and gave it to the servant to prepare it….” …

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Homemade bread the Italian way

Bread before rising - Bless the dough!

Today is a bread baking day. The idea actually started yesterday when my friend, Joanie Manzo, a Loveland reader, brought me a loaf of homemade cinnamon bread. Divine! So it got me in the bread baking mood. I didn’t have time for cinnamon bread but knew I’d have time to make this easy recipe for …

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Crisp, Chewy & Thick Bakery Style Chocolate Chippers

CRISPY & CHEWY & THICK BAKERY STYLE CHOCOLATE CHIPPErS   A long name for a cookie, but it tells a story: OK, in my quest for the perfect bakery and/or restaurant style cookie, I found this recipe in my file from a while back. It makes about 1-1/2 dozen cookies, 3” or so across with …

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The Bible Diet: Foods mentioned in the Bible by Jesus and His Apostles

Each week I talk with Brian Patrick on the Sonrise Morning Show Thursday mornings (740AM) at 7:20 am about Bible foods & herbs. Today we talked about: THE BIBLE DIET: FOODS IN THE BIBLE MENTIONED AND/OR EATEN BY JESUS Some call it “eating from the Garden of Eden”; others call it the “Bible diet”. Regardless, eating …

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Candy shop chocolate covered cherries for your Valentine

Chocolate covered cherries,  with an easy fondant center, is what I’m sharing today for you to make for your Valentine. No kidding, these are easier than you think. This is a classic and is so much fun to make. Beautiful, too. Here’s detailed instructions: Chocolate covered cherries 1 jar l0 oz., maraschino cherries with stems …

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More Valentine’s Day Treats from Sonrise Morning Show

Easy Chocolate Fondue

I promised I’d post these recipes again. I shared them today with Brian Patrick on the Sonrise Morning Show – we were talking about dairy products from Bible days and each of these recipes uses some dairy. Easy chocolate fondue This can be made ahead and reheated. Serve with chunks of fruit, cake, etc. Recipe …

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What do you do for dessert in -0 weather? Make snow cream

Snow Cream

Whoda thought this winter would be worse, in some ways, than last? We had about 6″ of snow and the thermometer plummeted to 9 below zero this morning. I had to cancel a Fox 19 TV demo I was scheduled for – Fat Tuesday food since I couldn’t make it out of my drive. But …

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Homemade cough syrup from common ingredients

  So many of you wanted this recipe after I chatted with Ron Wilson on his show “In the Garden with Ron Wilson” last Saturday that I thought I’d share it here. Homemade cough syrup: I just cut up an organic lemon in chunks  (first, roll it around on the counter to soften and release …

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