Monthly Archive: January 2018

Latest and Greatest Backpack Granola

Today I chatted with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio about the Right to Life Marches going on all across the US. I wanted to share this recipe adapted slightly from Alton Brown’s for an easy to tote, yummy granola.     MY LATEST FAVE FOR BACKPACK GRANOLA   The almonds, oil …

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Clones of Panera Souffles

From Panera's site: Photo of 4 cheese soufflé

For Becky H., who wanted a clone of Panera 4 cheese soufflés. I haven’t tested any recipes yet, but these from the Today show look promising. I’ll let you know how it turns out after I test and tweak the recipe. Meanwhile, try this: PANERA SOUFFLES This recipe from the Today show is for the …

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Homemade Chicken Stock Good for What Ails You

My "girls" resting in the straw

My friend, Marylee Olinger, a talented from scratch cook, called me about a chicken stock recipe adapted from Ina Garten that I published in my syndicated column here in Cincinnati and Northern Ky. ” The recipe didn’t include parsnips and dill which Ina puts in her stock, and so do I”, she said. “Check out …

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Biblical Herbs, Foods and Spices for Colds and Flu

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Many of the herbs and foods commonly used from Bible days on, along with old fashioned home remedies your Mom or Grandma used, when used properly, can be your body’s best and least costly  defense against colds and the flu. These remedies also help to minimize the misery if you do get a cold or …

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Angelica, Savory, Lemon Balm and Lovage: Little known Bible herbs

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From left to right Angelica, Savory, Lemon Balm and Lovage from my herb garden   Have you ever used angelica, savory, lemon balm or lovage? If so, you’re following an age old tradition of using herbs that were used thousands of years ago. Here are some of those herbs:  LOVAGE: In days gone by, some …

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DIY: Homemade Yogurt a 2018 trend

One of the trends of 2018 is cheese made from homemade/housemade yogurt.  But did you know this popular, healthy food has its roots in Bible days? We talked about this today on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio.  My Mom always had homemade yogurt in the refrigerator when we were growing up. And it’s …

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Using and Seasoning Cast Iron Pans

OK, so how many of you received a cast iron pan for Christmas? I love my cast iron, heirloom pans and wanted to share this timely information from Countryside Magazine. Making the Most of your Cast Iron Cookware Countryside Magazine Contributor • November 23, 2017     By Paul Wheaton & Suzy Bean – Cooking with cast …

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