June 5, 2012

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Veggie Grilling Basics

This morning we went back to the basics! Chef Sara Schoenberger from Whole Foods Market joined David in the kitchen to provide some helpful “do’s and don’ts” of grilling fruits and vegetables. Her suggestions?

  • DO get more flavor from the flames. Cutting veggies into slices provide more surface area on the grill, which gives more golden-brown goodness.
  • DO give ‘em some space. As you remove veggies from the grill, spread them out on a large baking sheet instead of stacking them, which can cause them to steam and get soggy.
  • DON’T “flip out.” Once it has hit the grill, handle your food as little as possible. Flipping or turning too soon can result in sticking.


Also, try grilling some halved peaches or pineapple rings – these make great salad toppers and desserts. Just drizzle with balsamic vinegar or sprinkle with cinnamon and your guests will be begging for seconds!



Easy Summer Arrangements

You’re ready for summer…but are your decorations? Here to inspire our inner designer was Stephen Tokar. Stephen showed us some easy ways to bring color and flowers into your home without breaking the bank.
Can’t find any colored planting pots you like? Just purchase some plain glass flower pots, and color block them with bright spray paint!



Sun Sense

Don’t forget when your grilling this summer, sunscreen is a must. But, did you know that there are hundreds of medications that can increase your sun sensitivity? In an effort to combat this, Drug Marts are giving away free sunscreen bottles with any medication that increases photo-sensitivity. To learn more about their “Sun Sense” program, stop by one of Drug Marts various locations across our area.



Cleveland Hearing and Speech

Chances are you or someone you know has some degree of hearing loss. Here today from the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center was Senior Audiologist, Dr. Karen Kantzes. Dr. Kantze talked to David about using easy to learn conversational skills can reduce the frustration during a conversation with a hearing impaired individual.

2012 Hear Better… Live Better Seminar
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
University Circle – Room 140
11635 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Reservations Required



One Tank Trip: Lorain

We took another trip with Neil Zurcher! Close to home in Lorain, Neil took us out to enjoy some lakefront dining and a Black River tour. Check out our video clip!






Dresses That Won’t Crash a Wedding

Wedding season has officially started and with so many rules: Casual, Black-tie, Daytime, Evening, Weekends, etc. it’s hard to know which outfit is appropriate. Here to clear up the confusion was Danielle Mason, manager of Dress Barn.

One of her tips? If the invitation doesn’t specify, look at the invitation itself! If the invitation seems formal, your attire should match.



McCarthy’s Downtown

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means! Another half price “New Day Deal” went on sale today at 11 a.m. This week we are featuring McCarthy’s Downtown, formerly the Spaghetti Warehouse. Partner, Jason Salupo, stopped in with a few of their great new dishes.

Visit www.wjw3.fox8realdeals.com to purchase your gift certificate!