Monthly Archive: August 2016

Tomatoes and Basil Star in Pasta and Appetizer

PASTA ESTIVI  Northern Kentucky reader Jeffrey W. shared his family’s special pasta using fresh garden tomatoes and basil. Here’s Jeffrey’s story. I can’t wait to make this! The original recipe called for skinning and draining the tomatoes, but we eventually abandoned those steps as unnecessary.  The appeal of this recipe is its simplicity and purity, …

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Energy in a Soup Bowl: Surprise Ingredient

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Energy in a Soup Bowl One of the most worthwhile articles I write is for OHC (Oncology Hematology Care). My friend and colleague, Joan Manzo, asks me to contribute something every few months for their online blog and magazine. Here’s one I did recently which is delicious and energy boosting. No kidding, this is my …

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Restaurant Worthy Sirloin Tip Roast

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My dear friend, Mary Lee Olinger, an Anderson Township reader, asked me to do a cooking class for a family member who is getting married. Mary Lee’s daughter, Christie Sawyer, hosted it at her Glendale home. One of the items requested was a beef roast. Everyone needs a classic roast beef recipe and this one …

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Two ways to use that bounty of tomatoes and basil

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With even more rain this week, my tomatoes and basil are out producing everything else in the garden. And I hope I remember next year when planting cherry tomatoes that 1 plant is plenty. Hard lesson learned: 4 are way too many! I’ve been using tomatoes and basil just about every day in some form …

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See it live on TV: My Fox 19 video for Peach Blackberry Cobbler

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Here’s the video you’ve asked to see with me making the cobbler with friend and anchor Frank Marzullo of Fox 19 morning show. And also some photos behind the scenes…. http://www.fox19.com//story/32763800/recipe-upside-down-peach-cobbler#. See how it looks before the demo? Crew getting ready to film Two of my favorites behind the scenes “girls”: Linda and Rosie! Love these …

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Big Batch Lentil Soup (Eat half, Freeze half!)

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I told Annie Mitchell on the Sonrise Morning Show/Sacred Heart Radio this morning that I’d share a good lentil soup for her. Here it is!   BIG BATCH LENTIL SOUP Leftovers freeze well. Olive oil 2 cups onions, chopped 1-2 teaspoons garlic 8 cups chicken or vegetable broth or more if needed 1 pound dried lentils …

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Lentil Salad with Grapes and Feta

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This morning I chatted with Anna Mitchell on the Sonrise Morning Show/Sacred Heart Radio about lentils and where they’re found in the Bible, how the ancients used them and how we incorporate lentils into our diets today. LENTILS: Ezekiel 4:9   “During the first 390 days eat bread made of flour mixed from wheat, barley, …

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Fermentation demystified

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I love Earthineer.com. Founder Dan Adams has one awesome site which is all about self sustainability. And mead making. And DIY solar energy. And making your own spa products.  And preserving. And how to raise just about anything, both in the ground and on 2 or 4 feet!  No kidding, Dan’s passionate about his calling. …

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Sun Pickles: An Old German Recipe

MARY RUDLOFF’S SOLAR DILLS (SUN PICKLES) No need to be chained to the stove canning pickles. The sun does all the work! In about 3-4 days, you’ll have pickles! Mary Rudloff is now in heaven making her famous dills. This is an old German recipe. Her daughter, Ann and I have been friends since first …

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Recipe for Ground Cherry Jam

Wow, it didn’t take friend and colleague Erin Phillips long to post this recipe. (See my post from yesterday requesting it). Check it out at Phillipsfarmbatavia.com. There’s a recipe & tutorial for ground cherry jam.

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