Eileen Goltz

Host, Slice of Life

Eileen Goltz is a foods writer and host of Slice of Life.  Born and raised in the Chicago area, she graduated from Indiana University and the Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris and currently lives in Fort Wayne.  She writes for the Journal Gazette and various newspapers, magazine, websites and blogs throughout the United States and Canada.


Health & Science
2:13 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Slice of Life Thanksgiving

Eileen gives tips on Thanksgiving appetizers and decorations.   

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Health & Science
2:10 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Eight - Crumb Cakes

Eileen's featured recipes this week are crumb cakes.


1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 1/3 cup water
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
4 eggs
3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 1/2 cup pared, chopped apples
1/2 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

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Health & Science
2:09 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Seven - Bean Soup

Eileen talks about bean soup.  


1 large can garbanzo beans drained and rinsed

1 sweet potato or acorn squash peeled and cubed

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon cumin

2 chopped tomatoes

1 onion, chopped

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 cups shredded carrots

5 cups chicken or vegetable broth2 cups fresh spinach, shredded

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon pepper

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Health & Science
2:07 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Six - Alfredo Sauce

Eileen talks about alfredo sauce.  



12 ounces uncooked fettuccine pasta

6 tablespoons butter

2/3 cup whipping cream

1/2 teaspoon salt

white pepper to taste

ground nutmeg to taste

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (for garnish)


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Health & Science
2:04 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Five - Chicken Pot Pie

Eileen talks about chicken pot pies.  

Health & Science
2:02 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Four - Cinnamon Rolls

Eileen talks about cinnamon rolls.  


1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed

2 tablespoons melted butter (plus extra to grease the pans)

2/3 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/3 cup whipping cream

2/3 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

dash vanilla

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Health & Science
2:00 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Three - Leeks

Eileen talks about leeks.  


4 to 5 medium leeks, washed and chopped

1 1/2 to 2 lb. mushrooms, sliced thin

1/4 cup butter, olive oil or margarine

1 cup white wine

3 to 4 cans (14 oz.) vegetable or chicken broth

chopped green onions or chives as garnish

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Health & Science
1:59 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode Two - Cheese

Eileen talks about cheese in this episode of Slice of Life.  


1 (11-ounce) can breadstick dough

1 1/2 cups shredded mild cheese mozzarella, provolone or smoked Gouda

/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

About 2 cups warmed store-bought marinara sauce


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Health & Science
1:57 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Episode One - Apples

Eileen talks about all things apple in this week's episode of Slice of Life.


Ever have trouble unwrapping your caramels? Put them in the freezer for about half an hour and the plastic wrapping will easily peel off.

If caramel hardens during the dipping process, simply put it in the microwave and heat for a few seconds.

Have everyone autograph their apple sticks so that ownership of the biggest and gooiest apple is never in question.

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Slice of Life

Eileen Goltz shares food and fun with a new, easy-to-follow recipe every week.  From apples to chicken pot pie to cinnamon rolls, there's something for everyone in Slice of Life.