Granddaughters Em and El walking through the field of rye. As you know, each week I chat with Matt Swaim on the Sunrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio. Today the subject was spelt and rye. Wow, these ancient grains are known as one and the same according to some Bible scholars. Here’s some interesting information, along with 2 yummy recipes. Spelt – Exodus 4:9 “Also take wheat, … Continue reading Rye/Spelt from Bible Days Star in Biscuits and Salad
I love talking to my buddy Matt Swaim on Sacred Heart Radio’s Sunrise Morning Show each week. Today we talked about flax – did you know it’s one of the first cultivated seeds, beginning 6000 years or so ago? Maybe this proverb means something to you: . “She seeketh wool and flax and worketh willingly with her hands”. Yes, flax is the source of linen so that’s where … Continue reading Flax, an Ancient Seed, Stars in Grain, Gluten and Dairy Free Granola Bars – No Cooking Required!
As I do every Thursday morning, I chatted with Matt Swaim on the Sunrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio. Today we talked about melons. Melons, along with cucumbers and leeks, are mentioned in the Book of Numbers. A familiar passage is “ Num. 11:5 – We remember…. the cucumbers, and the melons….” What kind of melons were eaten in Bible days and referred … Continue reading Are Girl Watermelons Sweeter than Boy Watermelons? And a Melon Popsicle
Each week when I talk to Matt Swaim on the Sunrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, I share some fun information about Bible foods and herbs and a recipe to go with the topic. Today, though, we talked about the bitter herbs wormwood and rue – we don’t commonly use those in recipes. (Chefs, though, are using absinthe which is flavored with wormwood, in seafood, … Continue reading Corn Salad with Feta and Walnuts
Matt P., a Columbus listener to my segments with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, shared a family favorite: potato salad with a twist – tomatoes! This looks delicious. Matt told me: ” I love listening to you on the Sonrise Morning Show! I am a bit of a food nut, and especially enjoy food history. I am a nurse practitioner … Continue reading Matt’s Tomato Potato Salad
Today Matt Swaim and I chatted, as usual, about Bible Foods & Herbs on the Sunrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio. The subject was mustard. An ancient and biblical seed! I love an old fashioned potato salad… MUSTARD MATTHEW 13:31: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed.” Was the mustard seed really the smallest seed of all? We need to remember that the … Continue reading Deli Style Potato Salad
Each week I chat with Matt Swaim of the Sonrise morning show, Sacred Heart Radio. Today the subject was pine nuts! Did you know these nuts have an ancient Biblical past? Here’s some timely information along with a favorite appetizer using, of course, pine nuts! PINE NUTS A beautiful passage from Hosea, the prophet, who lived in the 8th century BC in Israel. Hosea 14:8: … Continue reading Goat Cheese Appetizer with Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade