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Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary

Oct 4, 2011

Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary

  • 8 carrots, peeled and cut
  • 2 russet potatoes, washed and cut
  • 2 turnips, peeled, cut
  • 2 parsnips, peeled, trimmed and cut
  • 2 medium yellow onions, trimmed, peeled and cut
  • 1 celery root, trimmed and cut
  • 1 whole head garlic, separated into cloves, peeled
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Note: cut vegetables into bite-sized pieces

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

New Year's Day from Vienna 2012

Oct 2, 2011

Sunday, January 1 at 11 am

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented by NPR Music and WGBH, Boston.

A Paul Winter Solstice Concert

Oct 2, 2011
Photo Credit: Rhonda Dorsett and Jeff Day

Sunday, January 1 at 9 pm on 101.3FM

Every winter for more than a quarter-century, saxophonist Paul Winter has celebrated the longest night of the year with a concert, the Winter Solstice Celebration. NPR has presented the event for 21 years running, held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in upper Manhattan.

A Season's Griot

Oct 1, 2011

Sunday, January 1 at 6 pm

A one-hour Kwanzaa celebration in story and song.

Author and photographer Harold Lee Miller has put together a collection of over 100, full page photos taken at county fairs and the Indiana state fair.  This book is published by the Indiana Historical Society Press and has a forward written by Indiana essayist Phillip Gulley.

North Alabama Style White BBQ Sauce

Sep 20, 2011

North Alabama-Style White BBQ Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons finely cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

Whisk together all ingredients, cover, and refrigerate for at least eight hours before using.

Smoke or grill chicken halves or pieces. When chicken is ready, pour half the sauce in a shallow dish and place the chicken in the dish, turning to coat.

Philly Cheese Steak Dip

Sep 6, 2011

Philly Cheese Steak Dip

Peach Pandowdy

Aug 21, 2011

Peach Pandowdy


  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour (extra for dusting)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons ice-cold water


Root Beer Bread Pudding

Aug 16, 2011

Root Beer Bread Pudding

2 liters of Root Beer


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 large beaten eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 cups slightly stale Italian or French bread, cubed


  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Peach and Mozzarella Salad

Jul 5, 2011

Peach and Mozzarella Salad

  • ½ pound fresh mozzarella, sliced ¼-inch thick then slices cut in half
  • 3 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • Cracked
  • pepper

On a platter, arrange the mozzarella slices, peach slices, and basil, alternating them and overlapping them a bit. Drizzle with the oil and vinegar, and add salt and pepper to taste. This will serve about four.