August 14th, 2018August 14, 2018
Entrepreneur and community activist Chris Schultz joins the show to discuss all of the ways he is involved in the community as well as his talk show, Talk About Topeka. Spencer Duncan joins the show to talk about his business, Capitol Connections, as well as make a special announcement about TPAC. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a barber giving back to his community.
August 13th, 2018August 13, 2018
Ashley Charest from Junior Achievement joins the show to discuss their organization and an upcoming Bowl-a-Thon fundraiser. Shelley Ramos, Executive Director of CASA of Shawnee Co., joins the show to discuss their organization's work and an upcoming breakfast where you'll be able to learn more about CASA. Film Expert Skyler Lindquist joins the show for another segment of Flick Talk!
August 10th, 2018August 10, 2018
Aimee Copp-Hasty from Valeo and Andy Martin from NAMI join the show to talk about what their organizations are doing to impact our community's mental health and wellness, Aimee also discusses their upcoming fundraiser, "Unmasking Stigma." Richard Liedtke and Eric Grospitch from Washburn University join the show to talk about all of the activities for students going on at"Welcome Week."
August 9th, 2018August 9, 2018
Nikki and Doug from Easter Seals Capper Foundation join the show to discuss their programs that change way the world defines and views disabilities, and also to promote one of their biggest fundraisers. Linda Kehres from Let's Help joins the show to talk about their Amazing Race-like event going on in downtown Topeka, the Dart Race. Phil ends the show on a good note.
August 8th, 2018August 8, 2018
Kristi Pankratz, Director of the Safe Streets Program, joins the show to gives us all the details of the upcoming National Night Out. Jerry Hudges, Luke McClain and Sean Carter join the program to discuss the Sole Reason organization, which provides shoes to children in need. They also discuss a big event they're hosting on Friday and Saturday. Coach Craig Fredricksen joins the show for a brand new segment, Financial Game Plan with Coach Craig.
August 7th, 2018August 7, 2018
Zach Haney, owner of the Vinewood event space, joins the show to talk about their event this weekend, Taco Topia. Local barbershop quartet DoubleStuf Quartet joins the show and performs a few tunes for us live.
August 6th, 2018August 6, 2018
Matt Lara and Rosemary Dahlgren from the Greater Topeka Partnership join the show to talk about all of the upcoming events going on in Topeka like the Twilight Tours at the zoo and the Brown Bag Concert Series. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre joins the show to discuss the summer theatre camps and upcoming performances.
August 3rd, 2018August 3, 2018
Joan Wagnon, former mayor of Topeka, joins the show to give us all of the information for the upcoming primary election on Tuesday and why every vote matters. Larry Gawronski from TPAC joins the show to discuss tonight's Grape Escape fundraiser and other upcoming productions at the venue. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about an officer helping a homeless man get on his feet.
August 1st, 2018August 1, 2018
Krystal Wiltz from the Boys and Girls Club of Topeka joins the show to discuss their biggest fundraiser of the year happening on August 18th. Staci Dawn Ogle joins the show to discuss the upcoming First Friday and her new gallery, 39 West Gallery. Coach Craig Friedrichsen joins the show to help us make sense of our money.
July 31st, 2018July 31, 2018
Ariel Whitely-Noll, horticulture expert, joins the show to talk about how to get Japanese Beetles out of your garden and also discusses the KSU Master Gardener Program. Vince Frye, President and CEO of Downtown Topeka, joins the show to talk about the TSC3 initiative and the upcoming Cruisin' The Capital Car Show. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a homeless man making his dreams come true.
July 30th, 2018July 30, 2018
Attorney General Derek Schmidt joins the show to discuss the new Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force. Steve Waugh from the Topeka Jazz Workshop joins the show to talk about the upcoming season kickoff concert next month. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a teenager doing what she can to prevent suicide.
July 27th, 2018July 27, 2018
Linda Smith, Tim Reeves and Jeff Nelson from the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum join the show to give an audio tour of the building, discuss Eisenhower's accomplishments, and discuss all of the exhibits and artifacts that are in the museum.
July 26th, 2018July 26, 2018
Irene Caballero from The Safe Streets Organization joins the show to talk to us about the upcoming National Night Out and gives us an update on how many neighborhoods are participating and the activities to expect. Ashley Charest from Junior Achievement joins the show to discuss their organization, what they're teaching high school students and ways that you can volunteer.
July 24th, 2018July 24, 2018
YMCA CEO John Mugler joins the show to talk about their new campaign, "One Topeka Family Campaign," which will positively impact the community in a significant way. He also discusses ongoing summer camps. Vince Frye, President and CEO of Downtown Topeka Inc., joins the show to discuss the upcoming Downtown Rock and Food Truck Festival. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about some kind strangers helping kids in need.
July 23rd, 2018July 23, 2018
Pam Evans, Director of Marketing and Development, joins the show to talk about their annual "Works of Art" fundraiser that feature art, cocktail hours, live entertainment, dinner and auctions. Chef Kyle from Hy-Vee joins the show to discuss the trending foods of 2018, and even brings in some examples.
Petite Sirloin with Chimichurri Sauce and Cauliflower Rice Salad
2 Petitie Sirloin Steaks (Ball tip sirloin)
1 package Daddy Hinkle’s Marinade
½ bunch chervil
½ bunch parsley
½ bunch cilantro
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cumin
2 oz. Red wine vinegar
3 oz. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsp. Minced Garlic
2 cups Minced Cauliflower
1 can Black Beans
½ cup diced red pepper
½ cup diced red onion
1 cup Balsamic Vinaigrette
Marinate the steaks according to the directions on the bottle for the Daddy Hinkle’s Marinade for at least 30 minutes. While the steaks are marinating, mince up the chervil, parsley and cilantro together then in a small bowl mix in the crushed red pepper, salt, cumin, red wine vinegar, olive oil, minced garlic and the herbs then let the mixture set in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Mince up the cauliflower and in a medium mixing bowl mix in the black beans, diced red pepper, diced red onion and balsamic vinaigrette and let that mix set in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Heat the grill to medium high heat and grill the steaks to your liking. Serve immediately with the cold cauliflower salad and topped with the chimichurri sauces.
Creole Spiced Red Snapper with Summer Succotash and Cilantro lime Crema
2 Red snapper fillets (5-6 oz. each)
2 Tbsp. Creole Seasoning
8 slices of bacon cooked and chopped with bacon fat reserved
1 diced Vidalia onion
2 diced Roma tomatoes
4 oz. frozen Lima Beans
4 oz. frozen Sweet Corn
1 Tbsp. Minced Garlic
Salt and Pepper to Taste
2 oz. Olive Oil
8 oz. Sour Cream
½ bunch of cilantro
Juice of 1 lime
Mix the sour cream, cilantro and lime juice in a food processor and season with salt, set the sauce in the refrigerator. Season the fish fillets with the creole seasoning and let set for 10 minutes in the refrigerator. Heat the cooked bacon with 2 oz. of bacon fat, the minced garlic and the diced Vidalia onion, cook the onion until it begins to turn translucent then add the lima beans and the corn. Cook the mixture until it is heated through and then add the diced Roma tomatoes and set aside. Sear the Red snapper fillets in the 2 oz. of olive oil for 8 minutes a side then serve immediately over the Summer succotas.
Chorizo with Scrambled Eggs and Coconut Pancakes
¼ cup Coconut flour
1/8 tsp. baking soda
Pinch of salt
1/3 cup Coconut milk
2 Tbsp coconut oil
2 Tbsp Honey
½ tsp. Vanilla extract
Maple Syrup to taste
8 oz. Fresh Chorizo
4 Tbsp. Butter for cooking
Mix the eggs, coconut oil and honey together. Then add the coconut milk and vanilla extract, finally add the coconut flour, baking soda and salt and mix but just to incorporate do not overmix. Set the pancake mix aside in the refrigerator. Cook the chorizo in a skillet over medium high heat and add the eggs mixing while you cook them. Set the chorizo and eggs aside to keep warm. Melt a small amount of butter in a non stick skillet over medium high heat and spoon the pancake mix into the pan 3 oz. at a time. Serve the pancakes with the maple syrup and chorizo and eggs for a great Mexican Breakfast.
July 20th, 2018July 20, 2018
Danielle broadcasts live from the Kansas Museum of History. Mary Madden, Division Director of Education and Museum, joins the show to provide an audio tour of the facility as well as discuss upcoming exhibits and events.
July 19th, 2018July 19, 2018
Kansas broadcasting legend Sierra Scott joins the show to talk about her life and career as well as winning a recent "Queen of Queens" pageant.
Flick Talk – July 19thJuly 19, 2018
Producer Phil and film expert Skyler Lindquist sit down for another episode of "Flick Talk", where Skyler discusses the movies you should go see, and the ones you should avoid.
July 18th, 2018July 18, 2018
Dr. Laura Sidlinger, Director of Medical Services at Valeo, and Breanna Noll, Clinical Administrative Specialist at the VA of Eastern Kansas, join the show to discuss the Drive-Thru Drug Take Back Event and the Comprehensive Pain Management Fair, both happening on Saturday morning. Warren Taylor with Friends of the Topeka and Shawnee County Library and Ginger Park, Communications Editor for the library, join the show to talk about this weekend's book and media sale as well as an upcoming concert for families. Phil ends the show on a good note.
July 17th, 2018July 17, 2018
The gang celebrates one year of being on the air! Kristi Pankratz, Executive Director of the Safe Streets Coalition, and Sgt. Dan Wilson from the TPD join the show to discuss crime rates, preventing your cars from being broken into and how to stay safe when you're out and about on your own. Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of NOTO, joins the show to discuss what all the area has to offer as well as how to become a friend of NOTO. The gang ends the show by sharing some of their favorite moments from the past year.
July 16th, 2018July 16, 2018
Neil Ritchey, Linda Kinney and Robert Sanders from The Topeka Rescue Mission join the show to discuss the Care program, which helps train students to qualify for financially sustaining employment. They also share some success stories of people who have went through the program.
July 13th, 2018July 13, 2018
Larry Gawronski, Executive Director for TPAC, joins the show to tell us all about the upcoming Grape Escape fundraiser. Shelly Ramos from CASA of Shawnee County joins the show to talk about the organization as well as an upcoming event where you'll get to hear an inspirational story from someone who was helped by CASA.
July 12th, 2018July 12, 2018
Mindee Reece and Leslie Arnold from the Ronald McDonald House Charity join the show to discuss what their organization does as well as an upcoming fundraising gala, "Cheers to 30 Years." T.J. Ciaffone and Mike Orman from the Shawnee Yacht Club join the show to discuss their club as well as free sailing lessons they are offering throughout the summer. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a couple in Los Angeles bringing joy to homeless kids.
July 10th, 2018July 10, 2018
Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Director of Human Trafficking Outreach and Education, Jennifer Montgomery, joins the show to discuss the Demand an End initiative that was announced yesterday, which is designed to deter buyers and reduce the demand for commercial sex.
SIGNS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
ONLINE PETITION TO END THE BUYING OF COMMERCIAL SEX
To sign the petition to Demand an End to sex buying, visit http://DemandAnEnd.KS.gov.
Jim Deines, Co-Chairman for the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame, and Ken Berry, Committee Member and former major league ballplayer, join the show to discuss the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony on Wednesday night.
July 9th, 2018July 9, 2018
22-year-old entrepreneur Zach Haney joins the show to talk about the restoration of Vinewood and the open house that he's hosting, as well as his background and other businesses he runs. Justin Brokar from Helping Hands Humane Society joins the show to talk about a fun event they will be hosting tomorrow that will feature pet advocate Lee Asher, dog washes and Topeka Pizza. Uno the dog also joins Justin in studio.
July 3rd, 2018July 3, 2018
Social Worker Phelica Glass joins the show to discuss Minority Health Month and how we can address inequities right here in Topeka. Diana Friend, Communications and Marketing Director for the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, joins the show to discuss the summer reading program, summer experiences and the benefits of audio books.
July 2nd, 2018July 2, 2018
Michelle McCormick, Director of the Center for Safety and Empowerment, joins the show to teach us about the importance of emotional intelligence. Dene Mosier, Executive Director of The Kansas Children's Discovery Center, joins the show to talk about all of the fun opportunities for kids and families this month at the center.
June 29th, 2018June 29, 2018
Justin Brokar from the Helping Hands Humane Society joins the show to talk about an upcoming event they're holding with a nationally known advocate, and even brings Guacamole the Chihuahua into the studio! Spoken word artist and musician Matt Spezia joins the show to discuss his new album and give us details on where to find him performing. Local musician Jarrod Guth talks about upcoming performances and plays some tunes live in studio!
June 28th, 2018June 28, 2018
Dr. Cherry Steffen from Washburn University joins the show to talk about the STEM summer camps the university is offering. Bruce Zimmerman joins the show to talk about Topeka's own Evel Knievel Museum, what went into getting it started and the different types of displays.
June 26th, 2018June 26, 2018
Mike Mclaughlin from Shawnee County Parks and Rec and Suki Wilison from The Topeka Blues Society join the show to talk about the Spirit of Kansas 4th of July celebration at Lake Shawnee. John Mugler, CEO of the Topeka YMCA, joins the show to talk about summer camps that the Y is offering to children. Producer Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man going out of his way to mow other people's lawns.
June 25th, 2018June 25, 2018
Former Mayor of Topeka and Rotarian Joan Wagnon joins the show to talk about the upcoming Rotary Freedom Festival which is this Saturday. Chef Kyle from Hy-Vee joins the show to talk about his favorite summertime desserts and even brings in a few samples.
Tres Leches Cake
12 oz. Cake Flour
.75 oz. Baking Powder
.25 oz. Salt
6 oz. Shortening
15 oz. Sugar
12 oz. Skim Milk
.18 oz. Vanilla Extract
.09 oz. Almond Extract
8 oz. Egg Whites
3 oz. Condensed Milk
3 oz. Heavy Cream
3 oz. Evaporated Milk
1 tub Whipped Topping
1 Tbsp. Cinnamon
Mix the cake flour, baking powder, salt and shortening in a mixing bowl until combined. Then mix half the skim milk, sugar, vanilla extract and almond extract together in a separate bowl. Add these to the dry ingredients and mix to combine. Finally, add the other half of the skim milk and the egg whites together in a separate bowl and add to the other mixed ingredients until combined. Bake in a greased and floured 12 in. round pan at 360 degrees for 35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean then cool on a wire rack. Mix the Condensed milk, heavy cream and evaporated milk in a bowl until well combined. Soak the baked and cooled cake with the milk mixture until the entire cake has been evenly covered. Dress the cake with the whipped topping and dust the cake with the cinnamon by putting the cinnamon in a sifter and lightly sifting it onto the top of the cake. Serve sliced and chilled.
Peach Ice Cream
6 Egg yolks
12 oz. Sugar
2 pints Heavy Cream
2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
2 lbs. Peeled and sliced fresh peaches
4 oz. Sugar
1 oz. lemon juice
Prepare the ice cream churn according to the manufacturer’s directions. Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until they are pale and thick. Heat the cream until it reaches 180 degrees then slowly add it to the egg yolk and sugar mixture being careful not to cook the eggs into scrambled eggs. Add the vanilla extract and salt then add the mixture to a double boiler until the mixture will coat the back of a spoon. Put the mixture in the refrigerator to chill. Mash 2 lbs. of peeled and pitted fresh peaches with 4 oz. of sugar and 1 oz. of lemon juice. Mix the peaches with the cream mixture and add to the ice cream churn. Churn the ice cream until the desired texture is achieved. Freeze the ice cream then serve in chilled bowls or your favorite cones.
1 Chopped Fresh Pineapple
1 pint Blueberries
1 pint Raspberries
1 pint Halved Strawberries
1 can Mandarin Oranges
2 Peeled and sliced Kiwis
2-8 oz. Cream Cheese Blocks
¼ cup Milk
1 cup Powdered Sugar
8 oz. Softened Butter
1 tsp. Salt
1 each Egg
2 oz. Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1lb. 4 oz. Cake Flour
.625 oz. Baking Powder
Cream the butter, sugar and salt together with a mixer until it is a pale yellow mixture, add the egg and mix to combine then scrape down the bowl. Add the milk and vanilla extract and mix to combine. Sift together the cake flour and baking powder then add it to the butter mixture 1/3 at a time scraping down the bowl after each addition. Once it is all mixed turn out the dough onto a half sheet pan and spread it out evenly. Bake at 360 degrees for 10 minutes. Let the base cool completely before moving on to the next step. Mix the cream cheese, milk and powdered sugar together until it is whipped into a soft icing. Spread the icing onto the base coating it completely and evenly. Spread the cut fruit out on the icing as you like and then cut into squares. Serve chilled.
Peach Dump Cake
2 lb. Sliced, Peeled and pitted peaches
4 oz. Sugar
1 oz. Lemon Juice
1 box Jiffy Yellow Cake Mix
1 each Egg
½ cup Cold Water
¼ cup Brown Sugar
Mix the peaches, sugar and lemon juice together and chill. Mix the cake mix, egg & cold water together. Put the peaches into an oven safe pan then dump the cake mix on top. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top of the cake mix then bake at 360 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until the cake is baked through. Serve warm with ice cream.
June 22nd, 2018June 22, 2018
Kathleen and Allison Marker from the YWCA join the show to discuss their Emerging Leaders summer session and the Racial Justice facilitator Training. Tiffany McMannis, Director of Student Health Services at Washburn University, joins the show to discuss protecting yourself from ticks this season. James Reynolds, star of Days of Our Lives, joins the show to discuss his career and appearance in Oskaloosa.
June 21st, 2018June 21, 2018
Danielle broadcasts live from the Kicker Country Stampede. Kevin, Roger and Kip from Kicker Audio join the show to discuss their business, the products they have and all of the happenings at the Stampede. Wayne Rouse, founder of the Stampede, joins the show. Doug Gray from The Marshall Tucker band joins the show to discuss the history of the band and their performance at Stampede.
June 20th, 2018June 20, 2018
Katie Beach from the Boys and Girls Club joins the show to discuss how the group is making a major impact in the community and gives us details on the Stuff the Bus event. Jared and Shelby from the Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about the upcoming Zoo Brew BBQ and even bring an animal into the studio.
June 19th, 2018June 19, 2018
Jane Blocher from the Red Cross joins the show to talk about the need for people donating blood in the summer and how we can help. Local barbershop quartet, Doublestuf Quartet, joins the show and performs a few songs live in studio!
June 15th, 2018June 15, 2018
Katy Nelson and Dawn Robertson from The Race Against Breast Cancer discuss how they are working to make sure that men and women have access to screening and diagnostic mammograms in Shawnee County. Sarah Fizzell from ArtsConnect and artists Michael Toombs and Drayz give an update on the Brown v. Board mural project and how we can help in its completion.
June 14th, 2018June 14, 2018
Bruce Tomlinson joins the show to talk about his business, Private Drug Dog Services, which offers a discreet way for you to have the peace of mind knowing your home or workplace is drug free. Karon Lee and Kim Swearingen from Great Life Fitness and Golf Centers join the show to discuss their special Father's Day promotion. Dusty Snethan and Ryan Cavanaugh, creators and owners of the Brew Bank, discuss winning the Top Tank competition and gives us a rundown on how their business will work.
June 13thJune 13, 2018
Kylee Wright, Program Director for the Youth Volunteer Corps, joins the show to discuss the organization and to share how you can sign your kids up for area projects. Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of the NOTO Arts and Entertainment District, joins the show to speak to us about NOTO and give his vision for it.
June 12th, 2018June 12, 2018
Travis Marvin, who will be performing at the Kicker Country Stampede, plays a song live on the show. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre stops by and discusses all of the upcoming performances at the venue as well as summer camps.
June 11th, 2018June 11, 2018
Rich Christie, Re-Entry Coordinator for the Shawnee County Department of Correction, and Ralph Hipp from WIBW TV join the show to discuss how individuals and the community are benefiting from re-entry programs, which gives people with criminal records an opportunity to gain employment. Rosa Cavazos from the Greater Topeka Downtown Partnership joins the program to talk about upcoming summer activities in Topeka.