Spinach Salad with Warm Goat Cheese and a Goat’s Milk Bath

Today Matt Swaim of Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, talked about goat. Yes, goats were important animals during Bible days. Genesis 27:9 “….Go out to the flocks and bring me two young goats, and I’ll prepare your father’s favorite dish from them….” Deuteronomy 14:4-5…”These are the beasts which you shall eat: The ox, the sheep, and the goat…..and the deer.” So when one talks about … Continue reading Spinach Salad with Warm Goat Cheese and a Goat’s Milk Bath

Shepherd’s Salad with Za’atar

I’ve been doing a lot of teaching from my gardens. A couple weeks ago, daughter-in-law Courtney and her neighbors visited with their kids. We spent time down at the river near our home looking for crawdads and shells.   By the time we walked back on my old country road, the kids were anxious to do 2 things: feed the chickens crawdads and pick veggies … Continue reading Shepherd’s Salad with Za’atar

Washtub and Freezer Pickles

Each week when I chat with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio, we talk about Bible foods and herbs.Today it was all about cucumbers. Of course, cucumbers mean pickles at our house this time of year, so here are 2 yummy, easy pickle recipes. CUCUMBERS Numbers 11: 5-6 When the people wept “Oh that we had some of the delicious fish … Continue reading Washtub and Freezer Pickles

6 Plants You Can’t Miss this Fall!

Another super article from friend and colleague, Ron Wilson. 6 Plants You’ll Fall in Love With! These long blooming plants will make you fall in love with garden all over again. Cranberry Crush Hibiscus A long blooming perennial hibiscus Learn More! Pugster Pink Butterfly Bush Great Compact Butterfly Bush Learn More! Monarch Dark Dynasty Butterfly Bush See our Butterfly Bush Collection! Sunfinity Sunflower Learn more … Continue reading 6 Plants You Can’t Miss this Fall!

Pad Thai – Here’s an Easy and YUMMY Recipe and Vietnamese Cilantro/

I was really hungry for Pad Thai, that delicious Thai stir fry with rice noodles. Going through my recipes, I ran across a favorite from Jaime Carmody, Chef Proprietor of Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio in Symmes Township here in Cincinnati. It was from 2016! Seems just like yesterday that Jaime and I cooked together. I’ve adapted her recipe slightly. It’s worth buying small bottles … Continue reading Pad Thai – Here’s an Easy and YUMMY Recipe and Vietnamese Cilantro/

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

Why Plant in Fall?

Why plant in fall? Fall is a great time to plant for many reasons. The main reason is plants are shutting down their tops for the season and getting ready for winter. During this time, their roots kick into high gear. Did you know in the Fall plants develop more roots than any other time of the year?   Check out Natorp’s site for all the … Continue reading Why Plant in Fall?