Tuesday, March 23, 2010

3/24 - Jeremy Baker, The Travel Mom, Chef Bobby Flay, John Barricelli

Wednesday March 24, 2010
"What's Cookin' Today" with Mike and Paul
 Live Monday-Friday (8-9 AM PT) CRN1

 Jeremy Baker. - Owner - Thomas George Estates
Showcase winery in the Russian River Valley. There are gardens, caves, state of the art winemaking and a lounge-like atmosphere in the tasting room. They make RRV wines but also some specialties from other regions within Sonoma County. Thomas George Estates, owned and operated by the Baker family, is a Russian River Valley Winery dedicated to the production of handmade, small-lot wines that express the unique characteristics of each varietal and vineyard. We are proud to farm and produce chardonnay and pinot noir from our three distinct vineyards Baker Ridge, Starr Ridge and Cresta Ridge, all located in different parts of the Russian River Valley, and are committed to reinvigorating the tradition of producing artisan wines at our historic Westside Road Winery, located in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, CA.

Emily Kaufman - The Travel Mom  (Spring Break)
Emily regularly is featured on TV and radio, in publications and online, offering her practical pointers for family travel with children of all ages. Emily visits destinations all over the world in search of the great locations for families to experience, and gathers invaluable first-hand advice for making your vacations less stressful and more fun! Emily started as a parenting expert teaching classes and making television appearances guiding families through the challenging situations with young kids. Now as The Travel Mom, Emily is dedicated to offering great advice for people who want to experience wonderful trips with their families. Emily believes that travel is a wonderful way to share time together, and she travels the globe exploring with her two kids, Gabby & Charlie, and her husband Sidney.

Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay / Celebrity Mom Lori Loughlin (Hellmann’s/Best Foods)
Together they will discuss the Hellman's Real Food Project, designed to help parents get their kids to eat more real and healthy food. Bobby Flay’s culinary versatility is evident in the multiple talents he brings to the field: as critically acclaimed chef/restaurateur, award-winning cookbook author and television personality. The recognition Flay has gained for his stellar dishes has built his reputation as a major force not only in New York but also nationwide; his beloved restaurants can be found in New York City, Las Vegas, Atlantic City and the Bahamas. Flay shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for food through his many cookbooks and cooking programs on Food Network.

Best recognized for her role as Rebecca Donaldson on the long-running hit comedy series “Full House,” Lori Loughlin stars in the CW series “90210” and the upcoming Hallmark Channel movie “Meet My Mom.” Loughlin has appeared in such films as “Secret Admirer,” “Critical Mass” the third installment of the “Amityville” and in the Disney feature “Old Dogs.” In addition to “Full House,” Loughlin was a regular on ABC’s “In Case of Emergency,” and “Hudson Street.” She was also the star, co-creator and producer of The WB’s family drama “Summerland.”

John Barricelli -  "The SoNo Baking Company Cookbook"
The SoNo Baking Company & Café, is the creation of John Barricelli who had a vision of creating artisan breads, top quality French style pastries and specialty cakes in a homey, inviting Bakery/Café. His culinary experience includes having worked for one of the finest restaurants in Fairfield County: The Elms Restaurant and Tavern in Ridgefield, CT. John’s exceptional talent and ability landed him at Martha Stewart Living Productions in Westport, CT. In 2003, a television version of the Martha Stewart Omnimedia magazine, Everyday Food was being developed. Ms. Stewart's vision for the show was to feature real people who worked as cooks for the company—and also had busy and demanding lives—like most of us! John was one of five chosen for an ensemble cast. Everyday Food went into production, was sold to PBS and can be seen in 80% of the television markets nationally. John has also made his dream of owning a Bakery/Café into a reality. Located in popular South Norwalk, CT (known as SoNo), he renovated a 3600 sq ft former warehouse and brought to life The SoNo Baking Company & Café. This intimate, beautiful, upscale Café boasts an open kitchen and bakery, providing a mouth-watering aroma of fresh baked breads from the deck oven imported from Italy. You’ll watch in awe of the gorgeous cakes being decorated and delicate pastries being carefully constructed—all while dining on a simple yet delicious menu.