Rita’s Cloned Orange Dreamsicle/Creamsicle Cake

Oh my gosh, the requests I’ve had for this over the years puts this cake in my “Recipe Hall of Fame.”  And Sharon G. just requested it again. Yes, it’s that good and perfect for your July 4 celebration of our nation’s hard fought and precious independence. I made the cake today on Fox 19 Cincinnati (check out the video) and it was, as usual, a … Continue reading Rita’s Cloned Orange Dreamsicle/Creamsicle Cake

Mint! Vitamin/Spa/Detox Water with. Mint and Potatoes with Mint Pesto

This week when I chatted with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, we talked about mint. It was used as a tithing herb during Bible days!  Here’s a familiar passage: Luke 11:42 “But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to … Continue reading Mint! Vitamin/Spa/Detox Water with. Mint and Potatoes with Mint Pesto

Oh Honey…..get yours from Poe’s Honey

The photos above are from our beekeeper (see Tony Poe with that beautiful honey from the hives) and also me – fresh, sweet, THE BEST, honey. The last photo is one from a Fox 19 TV show I did using honey to make healthful drinks, and of course, I used “our” honey. We plant all kinds of flowers, veggies and herbs and along with the … Continue reading Oh Honey…..get yours from Poe’s Honey

Feed Your Plants with Coffee Grounds!

Excellent article from friend and colleague, Ron Wilson of Natorp’s Garden Outlet. Why use coffee in the garden If you thought coffee grounds were only for acid-loving plants oh no,  it can be applied to just about anywhere and trust me, the plants and the earthworms are going to love you for it!   Spent coffee grounds, if used properly (and in moderation), are an excellent … Continue reading Feed Your Plants with Coffee Grounds!