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  • 00:13

    Old Cookbooks: The Mary Frances Cook Book, Part II

    in Cooking

    Welcome!
    Your host is Rena Goff. Rena will read from the 1912 cookbook for little girls titled The Mary Frances Cook Book: Adventures among the Kitchen People. Part II.
    Fun! 
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  • 00:32

    Wilbert Jones "The Wilbert Jones Company"

    in Food

    Wilbert Jones is the president of The Wilbert Jones Company, Inc., a Chicago based 21 year old food/beverage and marketing company. He is the author of three cookbooks, The New Soul Food Cookbook (Carol Publishing Group, 1996), Mama’s Tea Cakes (Kensington, 1998), and Smothered Southern Foods (Kensington 2006). He was the host of 2008 PBS national television show, Healthy Heritage Kitchen. Jones visited the continent, Africa numerous of times and has written many published articles about African food/beverage ingredients. He has also lectured at several culinary institutions across America. His newest book, Images of America: Chicago Blues (Arcadia Publishing), was released on October 27, 2014. 

  • 00:33

    CRAVE EAT HEAL, with Ann Oliverio

    in Food

    Today award-winning television host, popular plant-based cookbook author and vegan chef Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Anunrefined Vegan, Ann Oliverio to discuss her new book - CRAVE EAT HEAL and announce the winners of our GIVEAWAY! Signed copies of Laura Theodore’s cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com. Jazzy Vegetarian on Public television continues to air nationally – check local listings for airings in your area.  


    Ann Oliverio created Unrefined Vegan.com to share her passion for eating as healthfully as possible while also eating as deliciously as possible; without the consumption or use of animal products. She lives in blissful satellite- and cable-free isolation with her husband, Kel, and their only son, Ike (part dachshund, part Labrador). Annie's first vegan cookbook, Crave Eat Heal: Plant-based, Whole Food Recipes to Satisfy Every Appetite was published in April 2015. A companion e-book, Crave.Eat.Heal.Outtakes. is also available via blurb.com and iBooks.

  • 00:32

    Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot on Living The Sweet Life with Type I Diabetes

    in Self Help

    This is my recorded interview with Sam Talbot for an article I wrote about him for MindBodyGreen.com


    Author and celebrity chef Sam Talbot has a new book out: The Sweet Life - Diabetes without Boundaries. The Sweet Life is chock full of fresh, vibrant recipes, as well as one-of-a-kind tips from Sam on how to navigate the road of living with diabetes. Any way you slice it, Sam Talbot is the model for living a healthy lifestyle, and has a visceral understanding of how to live in harmony with the food that sustains us. I caught up with him one morning as he was headed to a yoga class in New York City.


    Sam Talbot was a finalist on Bravo's Top Chef for Season 2:  http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef


    Check out the article and some of the transcript of my interview here on Mind Body Green as well!  


    http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5449/Celebrity-Chef-Sam-Talbot-on-Yoga-Surfing-Living-with-Diabetes.html

  • 00:29

    A Vegan Novel - "Off the Reservation" - with Glen Merzer

    in Food

    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Glen Merzer who is an author, playwright, and screenwriter - to discuss his recent novel, Off the Reservation - a comic narrative about a quirky vegan congressman who undertakes an unconventional quest for the presidency; actor Jason Alexander called it “as politically savvy and poetically literate a book as I have read in a long while…. a completely gorgeous and rewarding experience.” 


    Signed copies of Laura Theodore’s Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com and Jazzy Vegetarian on Public television continues to air nationally – check local listings for airings in your area.


    ABOUT GLEN MERZER:  Glen began his career in book-writing as co-author, with Howard Lyman, of Mad Cowboy (Scribner, 1998) and No More Bull! (Scribner, 2005).  Merzer is also co-author of Unprocessed (2011), by Chef AJ; Food over Medicine (BenBella Books, 2013), with Pam Popper; and Better Than Vegan (BenBella Books, 2013), with Chef Del Sroufe. Merzer has had dozens of productions of his plays staged throughout the country, including two productions that toured to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  Three of his plays have been published by Samuel French. Merzer is currently at work on a children’s book and his next novel.

  • 00:33

    Celebrating Earth Day with Rebecca Gilbert Reports!

    in Food

    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Rebecca Gilbert to celebrate EARTH DAY! We’ll talk about recipes, tips and ideas for making today and every day gentler on our earth, our bodies and and our animal friends.


    Rebecca Gilbert is a former competitive figure skater whose switch to a vegan diet healed her chronic joint pain.  She is the founder of yummyplants.com and the author of It's Easy to Start Eating Vegan! Yummy Plants 101. Rebecca has been a featured speaker at Vegfest events including the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, Vegetarian Summerfest, and Paris Vegan Day.


    Signed copies of my Laura’s Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are available at jazzyvegetarian.com and SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian continues to air every Tuesday and Thursday on the CREATE NETWORK.

  • 00:44

    Let's Get Cooking with Your Host Lori Frazee and Special Guest Mark Scarbough

    in Cooking

    Join Lori this morning when she get a chance to visit with award winning author and James Beard Nominee, Mark Scarbough. Just off his book tour, we are lucky enough to get Mark in one place for a little one-on-one where he's the guy Under Pressure!!! Not really, this busy guy is all about food and it appears, great food!!!  Hope you can listen in.  Call in number is 347-989-1121.  Show starts at 9:00 am EST, join us!!!


    Got a show idea, want to promote a product or chat about an area of interest, contact Lori directly, lori@barngoddessbbq.com

  • 00:35

    The Cooking Ladies Talk Food, Wine & RV Travel Writing

    in Travel

    Known throughout North America as ‘The Cooking Ladies’, Phyllis Hinz and Lamont Mackay are successful RV traveling food, wine and travel writers, bloggers, cookbook authors and restaurant consultants. Listen to their fun chat with Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend Radio’s mother-daughter travel and publishing team, as they discuss the ins-and-outs of travel writing, authoring cookbooks, and living and working from their RV as they travel across the country. They are members of the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association, and their latest cookbook is The Cooking Ladies’ Recipes from the Road. Watch for their upcoming article in the April issue of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine.

    This interview originally aired on March 22, 2015, on Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays variety show.

  • 00:32

    AUTHOR OF MOMMA'S CHRISTMAS COOKBOOK ARLENE FRANCO

    in Entertainment

    Arlene Iaquinto was born in the Bronx, New York, to a middle class Italian family. She developed her love for cooking from her mother-in-law, Lucia Franco. While observing Lucia’s passion for preparing special dishes for her family during the Christmas holiday, Arlene developed the same passion for meal preparation not only during the holidays but whenever family would gather for meals. This strong sense of family and love of cooking prompted her to write down the recipes handed down to her by Lucia. Arlene shares the traditions of an Italian family and hopes to pass those traditions and her love of cooking that Lucia inspired to others through this book.

  • 00:33

    The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

    in Food

    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg who are the two-time James Beard Award-winning co-authors of numerous bestselling books. We’ll hear about their latest book: THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE.


    Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg are the two-time James Beard Award-winning co-authors of numerous bestselling books, including THE FLAVOR BIBLE, WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT, CULINARY ARTISTRY, and BECOMING A CHEF.  For their latest book THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE, the married couple shook things up:  They switched to a plant-strong diet in May 2012, and Andrew took on the book's four-color photography while Karen handled the research and writing.  A graduate of Northwestern and Harvard, Karen earned a 2013 Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell in conjunction with the T. Colin Campbell Foundation.  Andrew is a former professional chef who studied with Madeleine Kamman at the School for American Chefs and cooked at top restaurants in New York City and Boston.  The couple lives in New York City, and their website is KarenAndAndrew.com.


    Signed copies of Laura's Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are now available at Jazzyvegetarian.com and SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian continues to air every Tuesday and Thursday on the CREATE NETWORK. 

  • 00:26

    Keeping Pace with Michelle Blackwood

    in Christianity

    Michelle Blackwood is a Registered Nurse, wife, home-school mother of 2 beautiful children, gluten free and vegan food blogger dedicated to encouraging and helping people live a healthier lifestyle .  Michelle's near death experience after the delivery of her son awakened a passion within her ot share about health, and how to use simple natural foods and remedies.  She does cooking classes, health coaching, talks on health, and catering.  This passion has also led her to create a line of natural skin care products which are free of harsh sulfates, alcohol, and parabens. 


    Michelle has published her first cookbook, Healtheier Steps 125 Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes.