Feeling well fed this morning

Michelle Scicolone chatted about recipes and tips from her Italian Vegetable Cookbook. Listen to the interview. Ming Tsai explains how to dinner in just one pot with recipes and tips from his book One Pot Meals. Listen to the interview. Margaret Marshall explains the connection of Mind, Body and Mouth.  Listen to the interview. Dr. Joel Fuhrman shared healthy ideas from ... Read More »

Beehive Tarts with Buttercream Bees!

We made these cute little tarts for the pre-show event at Playhouse in the Park before the performance of Beehive. Fun event! Fun show! Those ladies of Beehive can really sing. The tarts begin with my Tiny Lemon Tarts which we topped with meringue “hives” (though you can also pipe on whipped cream) and lemon buttercream “bees” with chocolate stripes ... Read More »

Expert tips and tricks on Amy’s Table this morning

Want to take your food to the next level? Master Chef judge Graham Eliot explains how with his recipe for Cheddar Cheese Risotto.  Listen to the interview. If campfire cooking doesn’t conjure up thoughts of homemade baklava, listen up.  Paula Marcoux  explains how as we explore Cooking with Fire.  Listen to the interview. Subscription boxes are all the rage. Colette Dorais ... Read More »

Strategies for better living

Jane Wilkens Michael gave healthy advice for mind and body from her book  Long Live You. Listen to the interview. Jennifer Scott talked about the effortless and eternal style of Parisian women and her book Madam Chic.  Listen to the interview. Jessica Cassity explained how to become  Better Each Day.  Listen to the interview. Lisa Woodruff shared strategies for tackling ... Read More »

Looking good!

Learn how to lighten up your family’s meals with Skinny Mom Brooke Griffin with ideas from her book, Skinny Suppers. Listen to the interview. Discover the before and after stories behind True Selfies with Dr. Jon Mendelsohn. Listen to the interview. Are you aware of the high cost of cheap fashion? Learn what’s really happening in your closet with Elizabeth Cline, ... Read More »

Happy Easter!

We’re getting Fresh (from the Farm) with Susie Middleton Talking about sleep and  Sweet Dreams with David Randall Getting priceless money  tips with Leslie Greenman Linda and Richard Eyre explain how parents can avoid the Entitlement Trap Sign up to receive recipes, tips an inspiration in my monthly newsletter here Check out the classes and events at The Event Center at New ... Read More »

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Is there anyone that doesn’t just love carrot cake? I think not! This one is rich and moist and spicy. I make it into 24 cupcakes (with a little batter left over) and reduce the bake time to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Carrot cake gets better a day or two after it’s baked, so ... Read More »

Strategies for lots of life’s trickier issues

Are you a victim of the Impostor Syndrome? Learn how to overcome it with Valerie Young. Listen to the interview.  Discover the alchemy and intention of food with The Mystic Cookbook with Meadow Lynn. Listen to the interview.  Learn how to do things Cheaper, Better, Faster with Mary Hunt. Listen to the interview. Browse the Beer Lover’s Handbook with John Schlimm. Listen to the interview.  Sign up to ... Read More »

RECIPE: Beer Nuts!

Amy Tobin in the HOUSE!  With all the great beers here in Cincinnati, how about BEER NUTS! Here is what you need! 1/3 cup IPA ½ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce 3 cups (14 to 16 ounces) salted mixed nuts Pinch cayenne Pinch salt Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet ... Read More »