Sunday, 18 December 2016

Episode 165 - December 17, 2016

'Tis the season to be jolly but it's not an easy time of year for everyone. Therapist Tenniel Rock shares tips and advice on how to reach out to friends or coworkers who might be having a difficult time during the holidays. Plus what you can do if this time of year is stressful or difficult for you.

Find out how sharing a story about your food hero can help raise money for the Community Food Centres Canada and what great work is being done with the donations.

Chef Andrea Buckett gives us a peek at the new food and eating trends we'll see more of in the new year - bugs? Food delivery? Seaweed? Get the details!

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Episode 164 - December 10, 2016

Do you love your coffee machine with the pods and you think you're doing a good deed by recycling them? Guess what? They're ending up in the landfill.
Find out why your recyclable coffee pods aren't being recycled at all when the guys behind Go Java join the show to tell you how they will pick up your old pods and get them recycled properly.

Chef and restaurant owner Stefano Faita chats bout the new foodie subscription box called Food Trip To...and how he selected the products for the box featuring Italy.

Registered dietician Carol Harrison talks about the mistakes you're probably making with food this holiday season and the free hotline by Eat Right Ontario you can call to ask RD's any food related question - like, is that turkey still safe to eat? And  how long can you leave food out at a buffet?

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Episode 163 - December 3, 2016

Everything you need to know about whiskey from Irish Whiskey Ambassador Conor Timmons as you get ready for the holidays (or just want to know what other people are talking about.)

Chef Lynn Crawford with entertaining tips to make the holidays easier and less stressful, and Sandra Oldfield from Tinhorn Creek Winery in British Columbia talks about her recent award and work in the wine industry.

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Episode 162 - November 26, 2016

Pay is back from British Columbia and her first visit to Whistler (psst...winter is not the most popular season there.)

Find out what new oddities and unbelievable stories have been added to the new Ripley's Believe it or Not book....from one of the senior researchers who has to verify that these stories and photos are true!

If you're looking for a high-impact holiday gift - consider a gift basket from FoodShare...they're a great organization that works to make healthy food affordable and accessible for everyone. Buying a gift basket from them not only provides you with a stellar gift - but helps fund their amazing programs.

Lifestyle expert, Shoana Jensen, joins the show to share her essential holiday tips that will make entertaining easier for you this season.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Episode 161 - November 5, 2016

John Catucci from You Gotta Eat Here co-hosts this show!

Find out what it's been like shooting 5 seasons of the hit Food Network show - and what dishes have stood out to John as they shoot around the world.

Plus, tune in for details on where you can see him in person!

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Episode 160 - October 29, 2016

Two entertaining and inspirational writers and cookbook authors join the show today!
And both of these fabulous cooks have been short listed for the Taste Canada Cookbook Awards!

Tara O'Brady of Seven Spoons (name of the blog AND her popular cookbook) talks about growing up in southern Ontario with Indian flavours at home, Canadian foods around her and the mix of other cultural spices and ingredients that influenced her cooking today. With dishes that are easy to make and simple tips to update old favourites, Tara has ideas for making meals delicious.

Plus, THE chocolate chip cookie recipe that will blow all others out of the water - a BuzzFeed blind taste test of top recipes even says so.

Professional Home Economist Mairlyn Smith chats about the challenges and the perks of cooking with Canadian-grown ingredients, which she highlights in her cookbook, Homegrown. With healthy tips on shopping, storing and cooking, this cookbook will get you to eat better and support local growers.

Monday, 24 October 2016

Episode 159 - October 22, 2016

Explaining Halloween to new's ok to take candy from strangers one day of the year.

Find out how you can meet some of your favourite designers and bid on a one-of-kind piece of furniture decorated by some of the city's best...including Norm Kelly! All to support the great work done by the Furniture Bank.

Food + Film = the Eatable Film its second year, the festival co-founder explains what delicious things there are to eat and drink along with the screenings.

Toronto Star food writer Karon Liu visits the newly opened Poop Cafe. Yep.