Grilling + Beer = Summer

Meathead Goldwyn rocked my world! He dispelled so many grilling myths (including many I’ve believed as long as I can remember) and shared great tips and techniques from his book Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling.Listen to the interview. Chef Daniel Burns talked about his collaboration with gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso and their book Food and Beer.Listen to the ... Read More »

Best EVER Brownies!

If you need a little sweet something , look no further than my Best-ever Brownies! They’re rich, dense, decadent and SO easy to make! Whenever you bake a bar-type cookie, line the baking pan with foil, leaving enough of an over-lap to be able to lift the entire baked good out of the pan before cutting. For the most uniform ... Read More »

It’s grilling season. I’m all fired up!

Get thrills from the grill with teacher and grilling expert Andrew Schloss: Fire it Up. Listen to the interview. Learn why we hate the foods we hate with Stephanie Lucianovic: Suffering Succotash. Listen to the interview. Get tips from my favorite grillmaster, Steven Raichlen – BBQ U. Listen to the interview. Move over fellas, it’s time for Girls  at the Grill. Listen to the interview. Sign ... Read More »

British Invasion!

London is calling this week! I chatted with three authors from the UK, each with really terrific books. And, to add a little hometown flavor, I spoke with WOW Windowboxes about how they keep things beautiful right here in town. Popular British TV host Sabrina Ghayour talked about her book Sirocco, Fabulous Flavors from the East. Listen to the interview.  ... Read More »

This Sunday is all about Mom. Wishing you a happy Mother’s Day

Discover why Mom still likes you best with Jane Isay Get tips from The Busy Mom’s Guide with Kathy Peel Get a taste of what Mom’s serve Around the Southern Table with Rebecca Lang Get your kids to listen once and for all with  Amy McCready Sign up to receive recipes, tips an inspiration in my monthly newsletter here Check out ... Read More »

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 »