Visiting vaccine centers and the easiest apple pie

Visiting vaccine centers and the easiest apple pie

Mike and I got our second COVID shot about a month ago, so we have spent the last two weeks touring Ohio and checking out all the different vaccinatio...

March 29th, 2021 |  


Fun foods, books for Dr. Seuss Day

Fun foods, books for Dr. Seuss Day

February is quickly coming to a close which means March 2 is almost here. For a lot of kids, that is a very special day. It is the birthday of Theodor...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Pizza Bubbles for a snack or dinner

Pizza Bubbles for a snack or dinner

I was looking through some of my early cookbooks and found my recipe for pizza bubbles, and it made me smile.This is a recipe my children loved to mak...

March 26th, 2021 |  



Double apple oatmeal muffins for Nutrition Month

Double apple oatmeal muffins for Nutrition Month

March has finally arrived!Yesterday I saw my first flowers in bloom — beautiful bright yellow aconites! The sap is finally flowing from the mapl...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Irish breakfast scones, soda bread

Irish breakfast scones, soda bread

The DeWines are all very proud of their Irish heritage.Two DeWine brothers left County Galway, Ireland during the potato famine in the 1840s and came ...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Jill Biden’s Chicken Parmesan

Jill Biden’s Chicken Parmesan

Over the years I have collected and used many recipes from First Ladies. Ronald Reagan’s Favorite Macaroni and Cheese is one of our favorite com...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Mother’s Banana Pudding

Mother’s Banana Pudding

January is over. I’ve put away all my Christmas decorations, reorganized my recipes, and now I’m ready to finish up my little cookbook tha...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Super Bowl olive cheese bread

Super Bowl olive cheese bread

I love olives and have since I was a little girl.I also love cheese. And bread. So I was really drawn to a recipe I saw recently for Olive Cheese Brea...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Cherry Almond Bars for Presidents’ Day, Valentine’s Day

Cherry Almond Bars for Presidents’ Day, Valentine’s Day

It was a tough week to decide what food to write about.There were so many choices — Lincoln’s birthday, Presidents’ Day weekend, Mar...

March 26th, 2021 |  


Pie crust: Technique is important

Pie crust: Technique is important

I do not come from a family of pie makers. My mother made beautiful cakes — county fair prize-winning cakes. But no pies, except for the occasio...

March 26th, 2021 |