Monday, 28 December 2015

Episode #126 - December 26, 2015

Christmas is over but that doesn't mean you're not going to entertain for NYE or into the new year! Jitin Gaba (restaurant chef at TOCA in the Ritz Carlton) talks about creating the best cheese boards and how to make the better.

MY MOM AND DAD ARE IN TOWN and they reluctantly come on the show.
Find out what my dad things I do for a living and listen to their general discomfort at being on the radio.
Someone at the station was offered $1000 at Christmas if she loses 10-pounds. Would you?

Monday, 21 December 2015

Episode #125 - December 19, 2015

Looking for a great gift for the foodie in your life? Buy them a ticket to Chefs for Change taking place in the new year! A group of Canada's best chefs will be cooking and preparing food for 5 different events in 2016. It's your chance to meet top chefs and enjoy fabulous food at a top-notch event that raises money for Community Food Centres Canada. Nick Saul joins to the show to talk about the events and the work CFCC does in your community.

Don't call her the Grinch but nutritionist Theresa Albert has a list of things you really should avoid this holiday season and tips on how to still enjoy your favourite foods and treats.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Episode #124 - December 12, 2015

Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweet potato? How about the date of National Farting Day?
Professional Home Economist Mairlyn Smith (BT, Cityline) joins the show to chat about her latest cookbook, Homegrown, which celebrates everything that is grown and produced in Canada.
With recipes featuring ingredients from coast to coast, Mairlyn gives tips and info on getting the most bang for your buck and shares food trivia you may not have known!

Monday, 7 December 2015

Epsiode #123 - December 5, 2015

Could Toronto be the next King of Craft Beer?
Steve Himel of Henderson Brewery sure hopes so. Hear about Toronto's history of making good brew and how you can get in on the new brewery opening in the Junction area of Toronto.
Beer of the month clubs and new flavours honouring well-known Canadians are going to be available in the new year - so be the first to get in on it before they sell out!

Find out why you shouldn't reboil that pot of water for your tea and how long you're really supposed to steep it for. And what flavours can you expect more of in 2016? Lana Sutherland, CEO of Tealeaves shares her tips and trends for tea drinkers.

Want to pay it forward when you travel? Travel expert Mary Jean Tulley says not to buy candy when you go abroad, instead spend a few dollars on simple, inexpensive items that could really make a difference in someone's life (ok, one of the suggestions is to pack inexpensive reading glasses to give away).