Health and Happiness on an early Sunday morning

Discover the joys of financial security with tips from Donna Cygan Listen to the interview Marlene Koch shares smart food swaps so you can truly eat what you love every day Listen to the interview Kelly McGonigal says willpower is a mind-body response and not a virtue. Listen to the interview Todd Patkin offers up 10 simple tips for a happier life Listen to the ... Read More »

Halloween Fun on Amy’s Table at 8

Did your long lost relative take a favorite recipe to the grave? The Ghost Whisperer, Mary Ann Winkowski, just might be able to get it for you. Rosanna Bowles shared her favorite Halloween Tradtions Bruce Aidells shared a scary good recipe for braised beef. Dr Michelle Borba gave parenting strategies from her book,Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All ... Read More »

Mad for good food!

  Dr. Bernard  Golden shared strategies from his book Overcoming Destructive Anger. Listen to the interview. Michael Ruhlman explains the technique behind delectable charcuterie. Listen to the interview. James Beard award winner and Los Angeles Magazine Restaurant Critic Patric Kuh discusses his new book,Finding the Flavors We Lost. Listen to the interview. Natalia Levey tells how to show cravings who’s boss with ... Read More »

Make it a beautiful Autumn

P Allen Smith shares his autumn inspiration. Rita Heikenfeld explains how to put your herbs to bed for the winter. Molly Stevens teaches the techniques needed for successful roasting. Alana Chernilla offers inspiration from the Homemade Kitchen. Read More »

Vegetable Beef Soup

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes One of things I love most about making soup is how I can use up leftovers. This hearty, meaty soup is made from leftover (actually “planned over”) pot roast. If no leftovers are available, heat oven to 250 degrees F. Salt and pepper both sides of ... Read More »

Food fraud, food facts, fit food and good karma

Jeff Scot Philips exposes some scary practices in food labeling from his book Big Fat Food Fraud. Listen to the interview. Jo Robinson shares fascinating food facts from her book Eating on the Wild Side.  Listen to the interview.  Michael Williams provides gourmet recipes for the fit food lover. Listen to the interview. Dr Jon Mendelsohn headed to Africa to help those ... Read More »

Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic

This year the Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic is taking place on Cincinnati’s beautiful riverfront at Yeatman’s Cove September 23rd – 25th.   Listen to the interview After growing up in the barbecue havens of Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi, Chef Ryan Rogers landed in New York City where he began his professional culinary career. But it wasn’t long ... Read More »

Falling in to Autumn

  Sean Davis of WOW Windowboxes shares seasonal tips for adding curb appeal to your home. Listen to the interview.  George Geary talks about life (and death!) and eating in LA’s Legendary Restaurants. Listen to the interview.  Larry Mathis proves once and for all that Mom Was Right with solid financial tips everyone can use. Listen to the interview. Robert ... Read More »

Getting (back to) Schooled

Dietician Elizabeth Somer offers up ideas for the best back to school snacks. Listen to the interview.  Maribeth Kuzmeski shares strategies for raising an engaged- and engaging- child. Listen to the interview. Kim Tedrick helps us, er, the kids, get their homework done. Listen to the interview. Start the school year off right with the mindset of “the way you ... Read More »

AMAZING Black Sangria!

For the best red wine sangria, use a Grenache, for rich red fruit flavor, or Tempranillo for the black cherry, blackberry notes, or Zinfandel for rich, jammy flavor. Use a good, drinkable wine but there’s no need to break the bank. Whichever wine you choose, make sure to make your sangria a day ahead for the best flavor. This sangria ... Read More »