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 »

Dress for Success

Gina Goings, Chair of the 15th Annual Fashion Show,  and Lori Asmus, Executive Director of Dress for Success Cincinnati,  joined me to talk about the organization and  its mission. You can buy tickets here.  Listen to the interview. Tamika Mathis is a Dress for Success client. She shared her story with me. I encourage you to listen and be inspired ... Read More »

Up in Smoke!

Steven Raichlen shared smoking tips, tricks and lore from his latest book, Project Smoke. Listen to the interview. Career strategist and Chief Career Happiness Officer of  The Bauke Group, Julie Bauke explores how to do work that matters to you.Listen to the interview.  Danielle Walker offers strategies for great gluten free meals with tips from her book, Against All Grains. ... Read More »

A heartfelt morning on Amy’s Table

Dr. Marcus Washington gets straight to the heart of things with healthy tips and frank talk about heart health. Listen to the interview.  Jacques Pepin shares what makes  up the heart and soul of his kitchen. Listen to the interview.  Jane Wilkens Michael shares strategies for a better life with Long Live You! Listen to the interview.  Andy Core explains ... Read More »

Just Chillin

  Jeni Briton gives the scoop on all things Ice Cream! Jeni’s Ice Cream- Listen to the interview. Bake up a little nostalgia with tips from Rosie’s, a little bneighborhood Bakery. Listen to the interview.  Get great ideas for the most important part of book club, the food! from the Book Club Cookbook. Listen to the interview.  Do you like ... Read More »