Monthly Archive: July 2016

Mint and Basil make a tantalizing Fruit Syrup

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Some of you know each week I share recipes and information about Bible foods & herbs on the Sonrise Morning Show on Sacred Heart Radio. Today we talked again about one of my favorite fruits: melons.  Eaten as far back as during the time of Christ, today melons are still a popular fruit, especially in …

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Our Vets are good Gardeners!

Cavatappi salad with Cajun spices

  I so enjoy the annual event held to honor our veterans and their gardens here in Cincinnati. The gardens are off of Riverside Drive right across the street from Eli’s BBQ coming from Eastern Avenue. Last night we attended a buffet dinner held right in the gardens. Here’s some photos of the side dishes, …

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Alfio’s Corn, Tomato and Shrimp Bruschetta

Alfio’s corn, tomato and shrimp bruschetta Talk about entertaining, knowledgeable and a love of sharing food and family history, Alfio Gulisano, chef/owner of Alfio’s and Che! here in Cincinnati,  is all that and more. The “yums” coming from his class at Living Spaces Custom Design in Batavia declared his food “the best of anywhere.” Alfio …

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Harvesting and Curing Garlic

Last fall I planted garlic cloves. I had gotten the garlic from Mother Earth News Fair in Pennsylvania. I present there each year and one of the most fun things is seeing the different vendors and their organic offerings.  Oh my gosh, the garlic vendor had a mind boggling array of different kinds of garlic. …

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Chef Jackson Rouse hosting Hearth and Market

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Here’s information for a super fun event starring our own celebrity chef, Jackson Rouse along with his pals and food that will make you beg for more. (But you won’t, since his offerings are tummy filling). I hope you can attend! SOURCE Live Station Farm On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 3:22 PM, Jackson Rouse …

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Growing and Using Basil

  Purple and Green Basil A Guide To Growing Basil Harvesting and Preserving Basil for its Many Uses Here’s an article I wrote for Countryside Magazine. It’s timely since right now my basil is flowering like crazy! I’m willing to bet that if you start an herb garden, growing basil (Ocimum Basilicum) will be high …

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Happy Fourth!

  Again, Happy Fourth! If you have anyone in your sphere who has served this wonderful and unique country, let them know how grateful you are. In my world, there’s my brother, Charlie, my nephew Aaron and his sweet wife, and 2 granddaughters: Tulia and Anna. Oh, and if you want the recipe for the …

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