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11-04-18 Small Bites Radio




The #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia”, Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of on Wildfire Radio is celebrating their 100th episode in style, and since it’s #Halloween this week we promise no tricks from us, only awesome #foodie treats with an amazing lineup! LIVE this Sunday, November 4th at 635pm Small Bites on Wildfire Radio with Derek away in Montreal, Quebec, we figured we’d double your pleasure and brought in studio to co-host the show QVC Guest Host, chef, and SAG-AFTRA Sag-Aftra Philadelphia actor John DiRenzo as well as Small Bites resident Vegan Food Chef Christina Martin of Cooking to Nourish for some fun and food talk with our awesome guests for our 100th show.

We are excited to be joined by Julia della Croce – Forktales cookbook author, journalist, blogger to talk about her new cookbook “Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey” from National Geographic and America’s Test Kitchen. Featuring 100 innovative, kitchen-tested recipes, 300 gorgeous color photographs, and 30 maps, this illustrated guide takes you on a captivating journey through the rich history of Italian cuisine, region by region. Rich excerpts feature the origins of celebrated cheeses, the nuances of different wine growing regions, the best farmer’s markets in Venice, and more. Intriguing prose illuminates key ingredients, from olive oil and how it’s made to the various pasta shapes of Northern Italy. In every region, the food experts at America’s Test Kitchen bring it all home, with foolproof recipes for standout dishes as well as hidden gems. America’s Test Kitchen is a 15,000-square-foot kitchen located in Boston Seaport District. It is the home of Cook’s Illustrated magazine and Cook’s Country magazine, the public television shows America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen, and the online America’s Test Kitchen Cooking School. Julia della Croce is one of America’s foremost authorities on Italian food. Julia is the author of more than 13 cooking and travel books. She has also conducted cultural and culinary tours to Italy. Her work has appeared in many publications including the New York Times, Food & Wine, National Geographic Travel and the Washington Post. She has been broadcast on countless radio and national television shows, including on the Food Network. What a treat!

Also coming on for our 100th episode will be Joanna Saltz the editorial director of to talk about new cookbook “Delish: Eat Like Every Day’s the Weekend” from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Delish is the fastest-growing food media brand on the internet. They’ve carved a unique niche in the food landscape because the editors are food-lovers first, and home cooks second – not professional chefs. Their how-to food videos have garnered up to 15 billion views! speaks to food lovers who don’t fancy themselves chefs—and they do it through helpful, shareable recipes that are as fun to watch as they are to make. Now, they’ve crammed all of that insanity and entertainment into their first-ever cookbook. Inside, you’ll find more than 275 recipes and ideas that are meant to be devoured, not perfected. Joanna Saltz was previously the executive editor of Food Network Magazine and Seventeen Magazine, and is a long-time Diet Coke addict. Sounds like fun to us!

Last, but certainly not least, we are happy to welcome back on the show Wildfire Radio’s Small Bites Live with Tracey Medeiros who is the author of “The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook: 125 Organic and Farm-to-Fork Recipes from the Green Mountain State” from Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., and it is a 2018 The Readable Feast Cookbook Awards Finalist. Tracey will be in town Saturday, November 17th teaching a cooking class at Audrey Claire Taichman’s COOK. Every guest who attends will receive a signed copy of the cookbook. Tracey also writes The Farmhouse Kitchen: A Guide to Eating Local column for Edible Green Mountains magazine and is also a freelance food writer, food stylist, and recipe developer and tester. She is often seen on various television cooking segments and travels regionally as a guest speaker and cooking instructor, emphasizing her commitment to the sustainable food movement by using locally produced fresh ingredients to create dishes that are healthy and delicious.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is now available to buy, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light will delight us with her tip of the week, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling with his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange available to order on Fat Jack’s BBQ and hope you will use the TuneIn app to listen worldwide or also catch Small Bites Radio syndicated LIVE Sundays on KGTK 920AM, KITZ 1400AM, KSBN 1230AM, KBNP 1410AM, distributed by satellite through the Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, and Try This Dish Radio which is the only independently owned and operated international chef-driven foodie and lifestyle radio network in the world! Also repeats of our shows are available to be listened to daily on the above platforms 5:30pm-6:30pm and on Mondays at 10am on Wildfire Radio, and as usual the newest episodes are available the following day on iTunes and PlayerFM.

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