Grillin’ and Chillin’

Mamas, maybe you should let your babies grow up to be cowboys and  poets. Kent Rollins is both! Check out his recipe forWagon-Wheel Steak. Listen to the interview.  Grill Nation host David Guas instructed us how to get in the zone….by setting your grill up in zones. David shared grilling tips and tricks from his new book, Grill Nation. Listen to the interview. James Briscone ... Read More »

Taking it outside

Melissa Quinn leads us down the (TeenyTiny) Garden path. Listen to the interview. Cara Mangini discusses how to handle veggies and her book The Vegetable Butcher. Come see Cara’s demo at New Riff on Monday July 25th. Listen to the interview. Sign up here.  Jamie Durie tells us to “take it outside” with his tips and tricks for Outdoor Rooms. ... Read More »

Things are looking up!

Art maven Pam Kravetz gives us the inside scoop on why we need to look up- and out- from Carew Tower on July 2nd. Listen to the interview.  Alana Chernila shared ideas and inspiration from her book The Homemade Kitchen. Listen to the interview.  Jill Weisenberger explained Weight Loss is about Skill, not Willpower. Listen to the interview.  Lisa Woodruff offered strategies to Find an Hour in ... Read More »

Taking care of business…get some great advice!

Suzanne Evans explains that how you do anything is how you do everything….along with hints on how to do everything better! Listen to the interview.  Chief Career Happiness Officer Julie Bauke explains how to load up your career plate with a role you can feel good about. Listen to the interview.  Learn strategies for Enterprising Women with Vicki Milazzo. Listen ... Read More »

A world full of flavor…take a bite!

Grandmother, mother and daughter came together to create Muy Bueno: Three generations of authentic Mexican flavor. Brian Polcyn explores the craft of Italian dry curing in his book Salumi. Discover the secrets to  bread baking success with Toni Lynn Dickinson of the Culinary Institute of America. I love Laurie David’s approach to family meals! Sign up to receive recipes, tips an inspiration in ... Read More »

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 »