Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos Oh these are so good! Ingredients 1 pound ground pork sausage 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 cup shredded Romano or Parmesan 1 pound large fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F Place sausage in a skillet over medium heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain grease. In a bowl, mix the sausage, cream cheese, … Continue reading Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

Figs! Fresh in Tartines and Salads

  Today Matt Swaim and I talked about FIGS! We know figs are mentioned in the Bible, starting with the creation in Genesis: 3:7  There was a fig tree in the Garden of Eden.  In Genesis 3:7, the passage talks about how Adam and Eve became aware of their nakedness and were embarrassed after they had eaten the forbidden fruit. So they strung fig leaves together … Continue reading Figs! Fresh in Tartines and Salads

Take the Chill off with Black Eyed Pea Stew

Hard to believe that September has passed and we’re into the first week of October. The corn stalks have turned a dark tan, which means it’s time to cut them down for bundling. Corn stalks make a nice autumn display. We prop them up behind the straw bales alongside the outhouse. The little ones put pumpkins, squash and gourds on top of the bales and … Continue reading Take the Chill off with Black Eyed Pea Stew

6 Late Blooming Perennials to Plant

From friend and colleague, Ron Wilson of Natorp’s Nursery Outlet. (Also listen to Ron on his radio show in Cincinnati Saturdays 6AM to 9AM on WKRC 55.) Open Thursdays-Sundays Until October 13! Hours: Thursday-Fridays 10am-7pm & Weekends 10am-5pm Plan for Your Perennials! When figuring out which perennials to plant in your garden, you will need to do a little research. With perennials blooming at different … Continue reading 6 Late Blooming Perennials to Plant

Wild Offerings: Rose Hip Jelly and Autumn Olive Berry Jam

Waste not, want not. My friends Bert and Bob brought me a colander full of huge rose hips/seed pods from wild Maine roses. A few days later my neighbor and friend, Erin and I picked autumn olive berries. (They’re an invasive bush/small tree here in Ohio but the fruit is full of antioxidants and worth the time to pick). Both fruits are tart. So yummy. … Continue reading Wild Offerings: Rose Hip Jelly and Autumn Olive Berry Jam

Red and Gold Beet Salad for Rosh Hashanah

This week with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show we chatted about the upcoming celebration Rosh Hashanah which literally means “head of the year”/new year in Hebrew. In some Jewish communities it is traditional to eat the head of a fish during the Rosh Hashana holiday meal.  The wish there is that  they hope everyone at the table will be at the head and not … Continue reading Red and Gold Beet Salad for Rosh Hashanah