Category Archive: Most Requested Recipes

Happy Easter!

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I know I just wished you Happy Easter but wanted to share some photos of my little patch of heaven during this Easter week. Again, Blessed Easter and Happy Spring!Sunset After Rain Red Bud Infusion for Jelly Salad of Wild Edibles Red Bud Jelly Hepatica Flowers The Joy of Swinging Ramp Butter Naturally Colored Easter …

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Ham 101 Plus Yummy Glazes

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I hope each of you has a wonderful Easter if you’re celebrating. And remember, who are in the chairs is more important and meaningful than what’s on the table!   Readers want to know: Ham 101 Bone in or boneless ham? I prefer a bone-in ham. The bone lends flavor. How much ham per person? …

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Roasting Leg of Lamb: Bone in or Boneless

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I’ve had several requests for roasting lamb (a time-honored Easter meat!) so here’s some general guidelines. I say “general” because I don’t really have a recipe as such. I take my lamb out about an hour prior to roasting. That way, it roasts nicely throughout. I trim the fat, rub all over with olive oil. …

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Watch me make Ruth Lyon’s Coffee Cake on Fox 19

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Ruth Lyon’s Coffee Cake.   Today I made this iconic coffeecake (I shared the recipe a few days ago) with my buddy, Frank Marzullo on the Fox 19 morning show. The link to the video is above. Watch us make it!    

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Ruth Lyons’ coffeecake not fancy but oh so good!

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The coffeecake is a generational favorite. I get requests for it every year.  For those of you living in our tri-state, you may remember Ruth Lyons – the most popular television variety show host ever in Cincinnati. Easter wouldn’t be the same without this coffeecake on my readers’ tables. I’ll be making this live on …

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Rusty Patched Bumble Bee: Don’t Swat this Endangered Pollinator!

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My friend, “Buggy Joe” Boggs,  contributes seasonally to Ron Wilson’s newsletter (ronwilsononline.com). Here’s what Joe had to say this week about bees, and which one is now endangered. So keep that bug spray and fly swatter away from the bees!  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) as …

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Elegant & Easy: Belgian Endive Appetizer with Homemade Boursin Cheese

  This was a featured recipe when Country Gardens magazine came out to my home for a day of photographing my herb garden and making herbal recipes. It is so easy, looks elegant and every time I make it in class, it becomes a student favorite. Sprinkle a few fresh herbs (even parsley looks nice) …

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Garden Questions Answered by Ron Wilson

No need to introduce my Yard Boy, Garden Guru and Colleague, Ron Wilson of Natorp’s. But I do need to let you know what garden questions are being asked this week: Garden Questions “We want to get the lawn off to a good start this year and keep building on getting it fuller.  It’s a …

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Color Eggs Naturally + Peanut Butter Eggs + Opera Cream Eggs

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Today I chatted with Anna Mitchell, as usual, about Bible foods & herbs on the Sonrise Morning Show. We talked about eggs and how they’ve become an important symbol during Lent and Passover. I’m also sharing my annual recipes for naturally colored eggs (I’ve clarified the recipes a bit), along with 3 other faves!   EGGS …

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The Golden Rule to Pruning

The Golden Rule to Pruning with Ron Wilson Not all plants need to be pruned and not all plants need to be pruned every year. But if they do, the golden rule: If it flowers in the spring, prune it after its finished flowering / if it flowers in the summer or fall, prune it …

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