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Red, white & blue parfait for July 4

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Each week I talk with Matt Swaim on Sacred Heart/Sonrise Morning Show radio about Bible foods & herbs. Today we talked about citrus fruits. I love the story about Josephus, a historian in ancient Jerusalem, who supposedly threw lemons at a high priest who was not following “rules”. Lemons are actually a hybrid between the …

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Corn bread salad for July 4

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Corn bread salad Every year I get requests for this recipe. I change it up ever year, and this year I’m adding more bacon and a bit more oregano and cheese.  I know, it’s not low fat or low anything, but a real treat to have occasionally. Don’t be put off by the long list …

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Is your garlic “Es”Caping? Garlic scapes and what to do with them

Garlic Scapes in June Garlic scapes, garlic bread butter My garlic is “scaping”, not ESCAPING!  Scapes are the unopened flower heads of hard necked garlic which many folks used to discard so that the energy of the plant isn’t wasted in the flower.  Now, instead of tossing them into the compost bin, chefs are using …

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Frog Jam – guess what “Frog” means

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Frog Jam Talk about a food gift – I sure got a special one last week when Jacob Castle, grandson of friends Butch & Charlene, visited from Florida with a load of fresh figs from his tree. Oh my gosh, yes, they are small, but they are so sweet! I froze some by putting on …

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Vintage coffee cake aka Not a fancy coffee cake

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What is it about vintage recipes that intrigues me so? I guess it’s about the history, a time when recipe sharing was done by passing written or typed recipes by hand, sometimes when folks gathered together for a morning coffee break at someone’s home. I was gifted with such a wonderful lot of recipes from …

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Floral glazed Brie cheese

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FLORAL GLAZED BRIE 1 Brie round, 8 oz or so Edible flowers and herbs ¼ oz envelope Unflavored gelatin 1-1/4 cups cold water divided into ¼ cup and 1 cup Soften gelatin in water (1/4 cup) for 5 minutes or until gelatin begins to “bloom” and dissolves. It may look a bit lumpy. In a …

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The bean herb and green beans with savory

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Savory, called the bean herb in Germany, helps dispel gas and comes in 2 varieties: winter, a perennial and summer, an annual. It has a tangy taste and a marjoram like flavor. (Marjoram is a mild tasting cousin to oregano). Winter is stronger tasting than summer. Lots of minerals and vitamins in this herb along …

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Basil, rose, lavender face splash

Basil, rose face splash.  That’s what granddaughter Eva, 7, and I made today for a community access show here at my house. You pour boiling water over basically just basil which cleanses the bacteria from your face and helps remove environmental toxins. Let it cool, then strain and splash on face, avoiding eyes. We also …

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Bible herbs that honor Dad and Grilled Pizza

Father’s Day is a time to honor all fathers, both biological and otherwise.  There are some Bible herbs and foods that have  significance especially for Dads.   Oregano (Hyssop)  Exodus Scholars believe hyssop to be a kind of oregano/marjoram.  Oregano is a very strong tasting herb, one that holds up during long and hot cooking times. …

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Simple country pleasures and Sunflower pizza

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Today really was a simple country pleasures kind of day. Son Shane brought his 3 girls over and I took the 2 oldest ones, Eva, 7 and Emerson, almost 3, down to the East Fork river. The girls caught crawdads, tiny fish and scooped up lots of shells and other treasures from the shallow water. …

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