Olive Oil Visiting Cake

Today when Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show and I chatted about olives I mentioned that, during Bible times, olive trees were so prolific that they turned up in various places in the Bible. (Think of Jesus in the Agony in the Garden on the Mount of Olives).  In fact, olives were not only used as food but the oil was used in bread … Continue reading Olive Oil Visiting Cake

You need to make Bet’s Apple Cake w Caramel Topping

Some of the cakes that look ordinary turn out to be the best tasting. Take the apple cake recipe with caramel topping I’m sharing. From friend and expert baker, Betty Howell, this is the cake you should make during apple season. Betty, a Clermont County reader, has a home based business called Bet’s Sweet &Treats (bettyhowell@hotmail.com) and has over the years won bests of shows … Continue reading You need to make Bet’s Apple Cake w Caramel Topping

Easy Blueberry Cobbler

Easy blueberry cobbler This makes a cake-like crust. Ingredients 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/4 cups self-rising flour 1/2 cup half & half or milk 6 tablespoons butter, melted 2 heaping cups blueberries 1/3 cup sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 350 and spray a casserole pan.  She said use a 2 or 3 quart casserole pan. aWhisk condensed milk, vanilla, flour, half … Continue reading Easy Blueberry Cobbler

Carol’s Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins

My oldest and bestests friend Carol Spry Vanover, often reconstructs recipes to make them healthier. Here’s a super example of yum and health all melded into one delish muffin! For Emily, who misplaced the recipe and wanted to make it again. Carol’s Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins Ingredients 3 large ripe bananas ¾ cup Splenda 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking … Continue reading Carol’s Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins

Peach Trucks are Here – Time for Peach Cobbler!

Each week I talk with my pals on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio. This week the subject was peaches. Did you know that this fruit has an ancient, biblical pedigree? PEACHES
 2 Samuel 16:1: “ A hundred bunches of summer fruits” won David’s gracious approval for the servant Ziba. Some Biblical scholars think that those summer fruits included peaches because peach kernels have … Continue reading Peach Trucks are Here – Time for Peach Cobbler!

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