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Barbara Howard hosts this family-friendly program promoting healthy lifestyle choices. Since 2007, The Recipe Box show shares light conversation and interviews about food, family, health and community with authors, chefs, educators, business and health experts. We hope you enjoy the programs and value your feedback. Amplify the Good - Promote Your Purpose.




Black History Month - African American Inventors that Changed the Food Industry

Black History Month - African American Inventors that Changed the Food Industry. On today's broadcast I will honor Black History Month by sharing about the lives and inventions of African Americans. These brilliant individuals achieved success in the midst of racial discrimination and changed how we eat and how food is processed. Source: Follow me on Twitter @TheRecipeBox and subscribe to The Recipe Box Show podcasts on iTunes so you never miss an episode! Contact me with...

Duration: 00:13:50

Kosher Foodies to Follow - Kosher Cooks, Bakers, Recipes and Resources

Kosher Foodies to Follow - Kosher Cooks, Bakers, Recipes and Resources As you may know, I am very active on Twitter and other social media sites. I have met and interviewed some wonderful people that share their favorite recipes and family traditions. In this episode, I share the people and businesses that I follow that focus on Kosher foods, recipes and traditions. Please follow me on Twitter @TheRecipeBox and let me know your Kosher Foodie favorites!

Duration: 00:18:39

Backyard Chickens - 5 Mistakes I Made Getting Started

Backyard chicken raising is becoming very popular in urban communities. I will share my experiences when I decided to get started with a small flock of my own. There are a few things that I should have done differently before purchasing my hens. I hope my lessons learned will benefit others that are interested in keeping chickens in the city. Feel free to post your questions on this show page, send me a message, or reach out to me on Twitter @TheRecipeBox

Duration: 00:17:37

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Aaron McCargo, Jr. of the Food Network's Big Daddy's House - Jun 08,2011

More Aaron McCargo, Jr. joins us to share tips from his latest cookbook, Simply Done, Well Done. It contains 120 family-friendly recipes that have made him a rising star. From comfort foods to classic barbecue favorites and delicious desserts. The recipes cover soups, salads, appetizers, side dishes, main courses, sandwiches, sauces, and desserts, such as: Spicy Beef Quesadillas, Jerk Chicken with Smoked Gouda Sandwiches, or Salisbury Steak Bundles. And for dessert:...

Duration: 00:34:34

After Shock author Kent Annan, "when Your World is Shaken" - May 25,2011

Kent Annan is author of After Shock (2011) and Following Jesus through the Eye of the Needle (2009). Kent is also co-director of Haiti Partners, a nonprofit focused on education in Haiti. Hes worked in Haiti since 2003--first living there and now traveling there regularly from Florida, where he lives with his wife and two children. *** *** *** *** In the wake of a historic earthquake in the fragile country of Haiti, Kent Annan considers suffering--from the epic to the everyday--as a...

Duration: 00:28:08

Preparing for Passover Healthy Recipes from Norene Gilletz - Apr 08,2011

More *Rebroadcast* Norene Gilletz is one of Canada's leading kosher cookbook authors. She is a culinary consultant, cooking teacher/lecturer, culinary spokesperson, cookbook author, and freelance food writer, focusing on healthy cooking. A certified Culinary Profession with the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals), her culinary career began at the age of three helping prepare meals in her mother's kitchen and where at age nine she invented her...

Duration: 00:48:04

GIVEAWAY: Item of Your Choice from DelightfulPrints - Mar 15,2011

Sheila Hughes, the owner of the Etsy store, DelightfulPrints, is in the spotlight today. DelightfulPrints has a card for every occasion and the designs are cute, clever and creative. And, best of all, you could win "an Item of Your Choice" from her shop! Listen in on our conversation about the inspiration behind Sheila's business and how to enter the Giveaway. Good Luck! DelightfulPrints Etsy Shop owned by Sheila Hughes: All images in the prints are stock photos....

Duration: 00:13:31

Doug Alderson Encounters with Florida's Endangered Wildlife - Jan 02,2011

More Doug Aldersons articles and photographs have been featured in Wildlife Conservation, American Forests, Sea Kayaker, Sierra, Shamans Drum, Mother Earth News and several others. He has won two national writing awards for his magazine features, and he was awarded first place in the 2008 Florida State Writing Competition in the previously published nonfiction article category. Dougs first book, Waters Less Traveled: Exploring Floridas Big Bend Coast (University Press...

Duration: 00:11:47

Family Safety: Sexual Predator, Date Rape, Workplace Security - Dec 31,2010

More My guest is an expert in self-defense and teaching personal safety to adults and children. James Lilley currently holds the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt in Shorin Ryu Karate, and was the first American promoted to the rank of Black Belt by Sensei Takeshi Miyagi. Certified defensive tactics and physical education instructor through the Maryland Police Training and Corrections Commission. Have established and taught defensive tactics programs for various police...

Duration: 00:56:04

A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes author Paulette Mitch

More My special guest for this episode is award-winning cookbook author, Paulette Mitchell. She is the author of 13 cookbooks, is known internationally for her quick-to-prepare recipes with gourmet flair. I highly recommend her cookbook,"The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet: Creative Cuisine Made Fast and Fresh" it features 350 delicious dishes from around the world. Paulette is also a producer of Telly Award-winning travel and culinary videos. Subjects include Food...

Duration: 00:19:26

Conquering Holiday Blues through Aromatherapy w/Johnetta Miner - Dec 17,201

More How to Conquer the Holiday Blues through Aromatherapy. Although this is a festive time of year for most, many people enter a season of depression, loneliness and anxiety. My guest today is Johnetta Miner. Johnetta is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner,Lifestyle Wellness Coach, and Health & Wellness Consultant. She has a Master's Degree in Public Health. from Columbia University-New York, a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from SUNY-Brooklyn, New York...

Duration: 00:18:57

For Book Lovers: The Kingdom Keepers, Author Ridley Pearson - Dec 15,2010

More Ridley Pearson is the #1 nationally bestselling author of a dozen YA novels and picture books, including the Peter and the Starcatchers series, the Neverland Books, and Science Fair, all co-written with Pulitzer Prize winning humorist, Dave Barry. He stops by to discuss his latest book from the series, The Kingdom Keepers.Ridley Pearson | Disney The Kingdom Keepers | YA fiction | books for children | Barbara Howard

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Ernestine Walls Benedict on The Gift of Reading - Dec 13,2010

More The Vision for Reading is Fundamental (RIF): is a literate America in which all children have access to books and discover the joys and value of reading. "Nearly two-thirds of low-income families in the U.S. own no books." Planting seeds of inspiration in our nation’s most vulnerable children is what RIF and a network of more than 400,000 volunteers do. Whether in schools, homeless shelters, or community centers—wherever you find children—RIF volunteers...

Duration: 00:10:59

Pairing Food & Wine with Exec Chef John Adamson - Dec 12,2010

More **Rebroadcast** Have you ever been intimidated by the wine list? Tonights special guest will educate us on serving the appropriate combination of food and wine.Within the last three years, Brassfield Estate wines have won an amazing 400 awards at the country's most prestigious wine competitions. The western section of High Valley Appellation holds the magical lands know as High Serenity Ranch. The 2,500 acre former cattle ranch is now home to Brassfield...

Duration: 00:27:35

Feng Shui for the Holidays with DeAnna Radaj of Bante Design LLC - Dec 11,2

More Holiday decorating tips and how to maintain healthy balance within your space and lifestyle. DeAnna Radaj is an author and designer and the owner of Bante Design LLC/3E Products. Her company specializes in Integrative Lifestyle Design (ILD): healthy design solutions for the home, office or retail space. Integrative Lifestyle Design is a fusion of Eastern (Feng Shui) and Western (eco-friendly, healthy home) design philosophies DeAnna has been dubbed "the...

Duration: 00:21:33

For Book Lovers: Mat Johnson on Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story - Dec 09,201

More You can purchase a copy of this book by clicking on the picture of the book cover on the screen to the right. Mat Johnson is an award-winning African-American novelist, author of Drop and Hunting in Harlem. Johnson is also the author of the Vertigo titles Incognegro and John Constantine, Hellblazer: Papa Midnite. Simon Gane is a British designer and illustrator who made his name in mini-comics before collaborating with Andi Watson on the acclaimed comic...

Duration: 00:12:10

Trouble Sleeping? Tips for Overcoming Insomnia - Dec 08,2010

More Sleep is an innate ability that usually doesn’t take much effort at all. I mean, how simple can it be to sleep? You just close your eyes, relax and get taken away to dreamland. But for many, many people, sleeping isn’t as easy as that. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 60 million people suffer from insomnia. The inability to sleep affects approximately 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men. On this show I'll...

Duration: 00:16:14

For Book Lovers: Mark Rotella on Amore: The Story of Italian American Song

More You can purchase a copy of this book by clicking on the picture of the book cover to the right. Mark Rotella was born in Connecticut and grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from Columbia University in 1992 with a B.A. in Russian Literature. Rotellas first book, Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria (2004), recounts his travels to Calabria, the region in southern Italy from which his grandparents immigrated. His second book, Amore: The...

Duration: 00:18:27

For Book Lovers: Susan Abulhawa on Mornings in Jenin: A Novel - Nov 30,2010

More You can purchase a copy of this book by clicking on the picture of the book cover on the screen to the right. Susan Abulhawa was born to refugees of the 1967 war when Israel captured what remained of Palestine, including Jerusalem. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her daughter. She is the founder and President of Playgrounds for Palestine, a children's organization dedicated to upholding The Right to Play for Palestinian children. Her essays and...

Duration: 00:13:45

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