- 10:52 am Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Well, if I were being the least little bit sarcastic, I would those calories go straight to places that have enough padding already. But there is good news for those of you who started your day with me at the Goody Goody Turkey Gobble. You may have burned off enough calories to earn that slice of pumpkin pie! And here I was only kidding the other day when I said that! I track my food every day through MyFitnessPal app and I always check to see what a little extra exercise might earn me. Love it and that’s the [More]
- 1:27 pm Sunday, November 19th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
The simple fact is unless you do it right, deep-frying a turkey can be dangerous. The stats from the National Fire Protection Association cite Thanksgiving as the top day for cooking fires. The top states for the most fires due to deep-frying turkey has Texas on top, followed by Illinois, and Pennsylvania and Ohio tying for the top three. A little prep, a lot of care and most definitely no kids around when you do it can lead to a great bird and no calls to 911. Take a look at a few tips from the experts and feel free [More]
- 4:15 pm Friday, November 17th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Finally, we have winner, and a delicious new name for the new chocolate beer from Big Storm Brewing in collaboration with William Dean Chocolates. There were an impressive number of entries, nearly 500. But our winner comes from Sherry Olson of Winter Haven, FL. Cocoa Convergence is the winner, and this is how Sherry came up with the award winner – “The name has two parts, the first being the obvious Cocoa from William Dean’s chocolates, followed by Convergence which means to unify or a place where air or water meets. I thought the names were a perfect blending of [More]
- 6:26 am Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
If you live in Pasco County, you live in an area with over 65,000 men, women and children who live below the poverty level. The Pasco Chapter of Metropolitan Ministries works every day to improve their lives. One part of that is making sure they have a good meal, serving hot meals three times a week. With the holidays upon us, you’re invited to join us for our annual Feed The Bay Thanksgiving food drive this Friday at the Wal Mart on Land O Lakes Blvd in Lutz starting with my live broadcast at 6 am. Please drop [More]
- 5:58 am Thursday, November 9th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Oh, I so get it. If this is your first Thanksgiving dinner that you’ll be doing all the cooking for, it can be slightly panic inducing. But fear not, here in Ann Kelly’s Kitchen we’re getting a little help from the experts at Butterball. That means everything from making sure it’s thawed safely, cooking, carving, to stuff or not to stuff and what to do with those leftovers.
About those leftovers. I live for the day after Thanksgiving when you can create that amazing sandwich that has little to do with watching those calories. It’s just the pure bliss of [More]
- 4:10 am Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 by Ann Kelly
Just walk in the door at William Dean Chocolates in Belleair Bluffs and inhale that intoxicating chocolate aroma. Toto, we’re home! Think of this as Halloween all year long for the big kids – hand crafted artisanal chocolates, gelato, decadent chocolate bars and the artists hard at work in the kitchen just behind the counter. That is the William Dean Chocolates experience that has now grown to include a marriage made in calorie heaven – William Dean Chocolates and Big Storm Brewery teaming up to create a chocolate beer.
But what is a beer without a name? Still delicious, [More]
- 6:20 am Friday, October 27th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
- 8:00 am Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
One of our favorite Sesame St. characters is branching out into the world of food shows, but appropriate is it that it’s Cookie Monster! In new episodes of Sesame St. Cookie and his new buddy Monger have a food truck and go in search of main ingredients for each recipes. Oh, so he’s also doing the travel show? The new season debuts November 11th. Go Cookie!!!
- 5:19 am Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Ann Kelly
One visit to MadFish on St. Pete Beach, just to the south of Tradewinds will convince you this is NOT the MadFish you knew some time ago. Chef Oliver has taken over along with his sister and the menu is nothing short of a foodie fantasy. I’ve dined there twice and can’t get over the freshness of the Blue Point Oysters that come with a Watermelon Mignette that takes a simple to dish another level. Another favorite has to be the Sea Bass that is prepared with perfectly crisp skin – and do make sure you ask to have that served [More]