Melting, toasting, grilling and grazing on Amy’s Table this morning

Man, I love Meathead! I learn so much from Mr. Goldwyn. I think you will, too. Listen B-coastal foodie Jill Donenfeld got her roots here, in Cincinnati. Listen Fancy a little mac n cheese? For great tips on making it marvelous, listen to this interview, first! Listen.  The world is filled with fascinating flora. Michael Largo seems to know them ... Read More »

Butterscotch Bourbon Budino with Salted-Caramel

WHAT YOU NEED: 10 Nabisco Chocolate Wafers 1 tablespoon melted butter 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup  dark brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups whole milk 2 tablespoons bourbon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons butter Purchased caramel sauce Sea salt Whipped cream, optional Chopped pistachios, optional   DIRECTIONS: In a food processor pulse the cookies ... Read More »

Things are looking up!

New Riff Distilling‘s Hannah Lowen talks about WILD– a summer gin cocktail contest. Listen How to make the most of the moments of darkness during the eclipse? Make S’more! Grateful Grahams Rachel DesRochers explains how. Listen The Cincinnati Observatory‘s Dean Regas tells us what to expect during the eclipse. Listen.  Taking a Monday off to marvel at the magic of the universe? I’ll drink to that! Molly Wellmann mixes ... Read More »

Health, happiness and (spice) rubs on Amy’s Table this morning

Premier Health’s Center for Women’s Health and Wellness Stacey Hudepohl, CNM Certified Nurse Midwife,  shared lots of interesting- and reassuring – information for expectant Moms.  Listen. Atrium Medical Center/Premier Health’s  breast fellowship trained radiologist Dr. Mary Alfidi, stressed the importance of breast health and mammography. Listen. David Covey explained how to avoid the superiority trap in marriage- plus strategies to overcome it. Listen. Award winning author and television ... Read More »

How to de-clutter, de-escalate, eat a lobster…and eat lunch!

In his book De-escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less, Douglas E. Noll has devised a method that calm the most tense situation in less than 2 minutes. This peacemaker uses it in the prison system. Imagine how you might be able to use it in your own life!  Listen.  Food writer and author Ashley Blom instructs us on How to ... Read More »

DIY your life!

Is it time for you to pivot and relaunch your career? Wendy Sachs explains how with tips from her latest book,  Fearless and Free Listen If you’re a mom, you’re like a Busy Mom. Get great tips on managing it all  from Kathy Peel. Listen. DIY your decor with inspiration from Maryam Montague, Marakesh Style. Listen.  Pucker up!  Alana Chernilla shares her preserved lemon recipe from The Homemade ... Read More »

Great advice this morning!

Maribeth Kuzmeski explains how to raise The Engaging Child. Listen.  Vicki Milazzo guides us toward Wicked Success. Listen.  Work smart, not hard. Michael Lennington tells how to create a 12 week year. Listen.  Think the way your family raised you is superior to that of your spouse? David M.R. Covey illustrates the “Trapology” of that idea – and how to correct it. Listen.  Read More »


Make up artist Kendall Stolz of The Brave Beauty  shared her top 5 make up tips for a lightened up summer-ready look. Listen. Joseph-Beth Master Bookseller Audrey Bullar dished on her summer reading suggestions. Listen. Laurie David tells how to bring your family to the table. Listen. WOW Windowboxes‘ Sean Davis talk summer blooms, watering tips, Homearama and more. Listen. Read More »