Amy Tobin fell in love with food as a young girl and began throwing her first dinner parties in high school. She’s come a long way since then, entertaining staffers from Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines, interviewing Paula Deen, developing recipes for Gold Star Chili, writing a cookbook and creating the on-air segment “Amy’s Table” on Q102.

But her most meaningful accomplishment (besides her kids, of course), is her consulting business, Taramy Enterprises. “I’ve built it into something that makes me both proud and happy,” says Amy. “I love working creatively with brands on food and lifestyle projects.”

Amy’s been sharing her passion for food, entertaining and living well on Q102 since 2005. Some “living well” tips she takes to heart? Exploring Cincinnati’s beautiful parks – particularly the trails in Sharon Woods, honing her talent for fishing and spending quality time with her husband Rob, son Sean and daughter Katie, plus their two cats, Bella and Tom (“Though Tom may actually be a dog. We’re not sure.”).

September 29: An All American Amy’s Table

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Jeanne Marie Laskas discussed about her book, HIDDEN AMERICA: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work

Chef Jennifer Chandler talked Girl’s at the Grill.

Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune, good friends and Beer sommeliers, shared about an All-American past time.

Alex Hintz, author of MY BEVERLY HILLS KITCHEN, gave his recipes and entertaining ideas that combine classic Southern cooking with a French twist

I shared my Inspired Idea recipe - How to Cook a GREAT Steak