With the kids back in school, it’s fun to go back in time to Bible days and see how our children were educated during the time of Christ. In the Old Testament, you’ll find lots of references regarding how people felt religious training was important, so the primary purpose of education among the Jews was the learning of and obedience to the law of God, … Continue reading Education during Bible Days and 2 Fun Granola Recipes
“It smells like dill pickles in here!” That from my husband, Frank, yesterday as he was coming into the kitchen from outside and the aroma of vinegar, pickling spices, garlic and dill wafted clear out the screen door. I was finishing up my latest clone of Claussen’s pickles. If you love those refrigerated dill pickles from the grocery you’ll be thrilled to know you can … Continue reading Clone of Claussen Pickles
After feeding my little flock of chickens this morning, I walked over to the vegetable garden to see what needed picking. Well, just about everything. Cucumbers, squash, corn, and tomatoes. I was happiest about the tomatoes. What I thought would be an early harvest turned out not to be so. Some of my tomatoes, for some unknown reason, are taking their good time about ripening. … Continue reading Two Caprese Recipes
After feeding my little flock of chickens this morning, I walked over to the vegetable garden to see what needed picking. Well, just about everything. Cucumbers, squash, corn, and tomatoes. I was happiest about the tomatoes. What I thought would be an early harvest turned out not to be so. Some of my tomatoes, for some unknown reason, are taking their good time about ripening. … Continue reading Caprese Salad 2 Ways
Try a recipe for grilled burritos from daughter-in-law, Jessie who was gifted with it originally from her friend, Amy. It’s one of those that makes the rounds — yes, grilled burritos are that good. The bonus is that the whole recipe can be made ahead ready for the grill when you are. Jessie assembled over a dozen of them a couple days before grilling them during … Continue reading Grilled Burritos New Fave
After publishing the chicken kebab recipe, a reader asked for a beef kebab recipe, but not one made with chunks of meat but with spiced ground meat. I’m sure what he is asking for are kofta kebabs. This middle eastern kebab is typical street food made with ground beef and plenty of herbs and spices.Here’s my version of kofta kebabs. Now be sure and taste … Continue reading Kofta Kebabs and Homemade Zaatar
I so enjoy talking to Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio. Today we revisited a popular Bible veggie: cucumber. And I’m sharing a couple of recipes you may have seen before, but are worth sharing again. CUCUMBERS Numbers 11: 5-6 When the people wept “Oh that we had some of the delicious fish we enjoyed in Egypt – cucumbers, melons, leeks, … Continue reading 2 Pickle Recipes: 1 Trendy, 1 Old Fashioned
When you eat seasonably like we do, the goal is to use preserved foods by the time the new crops come in. Frozen roasted tomatoes needed to be used up to make freezer space. I had a small amount of capers and anchovy paste in the refrigerator. Those needed to go, as well. That’s why I made a small batch pasta puttanesca for supper yesterday. … Continue reading Small Batch Pasta Puttanesca
Our black raspberries are ripening so quick this year. I have to be vigilant, though, about picking enough for jams. The competition is fierce. The birds enjoy berries and the deer, well, they’re greedy. They munch the leaves and tender stems along with the berries. After 2 days of picking, I finally have enough for jam. A labor of love. Homemade fruit jams capture summer … Continue reading Black Raspberry Jam: Summer in a Jar!
I’m honored to be part of this fun, timely and meaningful event during Corpus Christi weekend, June 18 and 19. Go to: https://chaliceevents.org/love-in-the-kitchen Chalice Canada, a Catholic child sponsorship organization, is the organization that is offering this world-class conference. As Theodoric Nowak, Corpus Christi Engagement Manager, told me: “Chalice Canada is a Catholic international child and elder sponsorship organisation, assisting almost 50,000 children and elders … Continue reading Join me for an International Webinar on Bible Herbs Saturday June 18 2022!