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June 20, 2015: Family Fun in the Kitchen with LaVon and Miss NiNi

In this week’s podcast, Lavon and Miss NiNi talk about making popsicles, cool treats for summertime. Listen below or follow this link for more: http://www.kjan.com/?cat=30 CHOCO-STRAWB MINI POPSICLES Ingredients: 1 -1/4 t. cocoa powder 2 T. chocolate spread (Nutella, Hershey’s chocolate spread, Biscoff Cookie Spread) 1 c. milk (any type of milk you PREFER—I used whole […]

Girly Berries

There they were—beautifully assembled like members of a sorority sisterhood. The likeness to one another was remarkable. Maybe that’s what drew me to them! No, Dear Readers, I wasn’t at a Greek rush event. I wasn’t even anywhere near the world of academia. I was in the produce aisle of our local grocery store where […]

#FoodFavesFriday: Slick Slicing Strategy

Sick of slicing those pesky apples? Don’t give up, just try this #FoodFavesFriday technique from Miss Nini’s kitchen! FRESH APPLES–CUT INGENIOUSLY—faithtap.com Ingredients: Fresh uncut apples Method: When cutting a fresh apple for eating, rather than cut it into quarters, then slices, and then hollowing out the core, try this ingenious method for mess-free, core-free slices: […]

Iowa’s Showcase

Feeling the heat and humidity of 90-degree days brings to mind Miss NiNi’s favorite summertime activity–the Iowa State Fair! Participation in the activities of this world-renown 10-day event was part of my legend long before I became known as Miss NiNi. Dear Readers, over 40 years ago, I added the title, “Iowan” to my life’s […]

#FoodFavesFriday: Choco-Strawb Mini Popsicles

Choco-Strawb Mini Popsicles Ingredients: 1 -1/4 t. cocoa powder 2 T. chocolate spread (Nutella, Hershey’s chocolate spread, Biscoff Cookie Spread) 1 c. milk (any type of milk you PREFER—I used whole dairy milk.) 4 medium size fresh strawberries, thinly sliced (may substitute whole frozen strawberries) Method: In a blender, blend cocoa powder, chocolate spread and […]