Welcome to The Just a Taste Podcast hosted by Kelly Senyei. Grab a seat at her table, where she’s talking food, entrepreneurship, parenting and more. Kelly’s goal is to introduce you to inspiring people who have helped shape the world’s food scene, from chefs and authors to restaurateurs and inventors.
Food is at the core of so much of what we do in life, including family, so you’ll also get a hearty helping of the good, the bad and the downright hilarious world of parenting.
Tune in to new episodes every Tuesday and get more details at: justataste.com/just-a-taste-podcast-with-kelly-senyei/
Podcast Guru Kate Casey’s #1 Tip to Become an Unrivaled Interviewer
Meet Kate Casey! Kate is host of one of the highest-rated reality TV podcasts on Apple, Reality Life with Kate Casey, where she interviews directors, producers and reality stars from the world of unscripted television.
Kate provides the comic relief we all need while simultaneously encouraging us to jump on our dreams. I instantly fell in love with her fresh approach to dissecting and digging deep into all things reality TV (my nightly obsession!).
In this episode of The Just a Taste Podcast, Kate and Kelly chat about:
Kate’s unlikely shift from a career in politics to a reality tv podcast host The unique quality Kate has possessed since childhood that makes her an unrivaled interviewer Kate’s top three recommendations for undiscovered, yet wildy amazing reality shows Her go-to, weeknight meals for her family
Tune in to today’s episode for the best new shows you didn’t know you were missing!
And for full episode details, head to: https://www.justataste.com/podcast-guru-kate-caseys-tip-to-become-an-unrivaled-interviewer/
Jaclyn London’s Expert Tips on Healthy Eating
Meet Jaclyn London! Jaclyn is Head of Nutrition and Wellness at WW (formerly Weight Watchers) and author of Dressing on the Side (and Other Diet Myths Debunked): 11 Science-Based Ways to Eat More, Stress Less, and Feel Great about Your Body.
Jaclyn helps the millions of Americans who are confused, overwhelmed, and feeling totally helpless in taking ownership of making better food and health choices.
In this episode of The Just a Taste Podcast, Jaclyn and Kelly chat about:
Simple food strategies and practical applications for food solutions that actually work The truth behind fad diets, detoxes and celebrity-endorsed supplements How to have a healthy relationship with food and nutrition Ways to reverse the guilt on days of “not eating well” by introducing flexibility into your diet and lifestyle
Ready for a more balanced approach to diet and nutrition? Tune in to today’s episode for Jaclyn’s expert tips on healthy eating!
For full episode details, head to: https://www.justataste.com/jaclyn-londons-expert-tips-on-healthy-eating/
Kirbee Miller on Star-Approved Popcorn and the Intersection of Grief and Gratitude
Star-approved popcorn with wine pairing suggestions? Say no more!
My guest on The Just a Taste Podcast today is Kirbee Miller, the Nashville-based founder of Kinimi Kitchen and creator of the popular gourmet popcorn line KiNiMi Pop.
Kirbee took the humble corn kernel from a simple snack all the way to the Grammys, landing a coveted spot in this year’s Grammy swag bag. Her beloved line of gourmet popcorn comes in three unique flavors, including Cajun, Cinnamon Twist and Rosemary-Garlic.
In this episode Kirbee and I chat about:
Why you don’t have to choose a box for your life - YOU get to choose what it looks like Kirbee’s suggested wine pairings with each flavor of her gourmet popcorn Her emotional “why” behind her brand (this brought me to tears!) What it means to be ready for your next big opportunity How to hold both grief and gratitude
Whether you’re a food entrepreneur trying to make it big or a mom struggling to know she’s making a difference, this episode will make your heart soar.
For full episode details, head to: https://www.justataste.com/kirbee-miller-on-star-approved-popcorn-and-the-intersection-of-grief-and-gratitude/
Expert Tips on How to Make a Charcuterie Board with The Cheese Gal
Meet Cortney LaCorte, also known as The Cheese Gal! Cortney is the founder and owner of the popular Nashville-based company, Cheese Gal, which serves up awe-inspiring charcuterie boards for some of the biggest country music stars in the business (hello, Shania Twain and Tim McGraw!).
Born out of a small Nashville kitchen, and with a quick expansion into a brick-and-mortar storefront, Cortney realized that cheese boards have an importance that extends far beyond the delicious nourishment of our bodies, but also our relationships and spirits.
Cortney is a cheese board expert and mom of two who has grown her passion for all things cheese and entertaining into a company beloved by so many.
In this episode, Cortney and Kelly chat about:
How Cortney made the jump from a single customer on Instagram to a bustling company How to impress guests with your own ultimate cheese board using Cortney’s tips and tricks The professional way to cut each type of cheese, where to source the perfect wood boards and what filler items to use to add a wow factor How Cortney handles the ever-present “mom guilt’ of balancing work life and mom life The all-time favorite cheese for one of her regular customers, Tim McGraw!
Follow Cortney here! https://www.instagram.com/cheesegal/
Snag Kelly's brand new The Secret Ingredient Cookbook here!
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Kevin Curry on Building the FitMenCook Empire
Kevin Curry, who you most likely know as the culinary mastermind behind FitMenCook, is a household name in the world of meal prep and nutrition. His brand includes a website, apps, a cookbook, a line of spices and teas, and next on the horizon, meal prep kits.
Kevin was inspired to change his lifestyle through diet and nutrition, and in doing so, he not only transformed his physical self but built a community of millions who followed suit.
In this episode, Kevin and I chat about:
How he built an explosive online and product-based brand The immediate changes you can make now if you’re ready for a lifestyle shift Where to start with meal prepping, whether you’re a newbie or a veteran How to change your mentality from “cheat meal” to “treat meal” How to maintain a healthy relationship with food
Whether you’re looking to switch up your diet or are just looking for some inspirational tips to change your lifestyle, Kevin is here to dish on it all and how he went from the halls of Harvard to launching a health and wellness brand with a devoted following in the millions.
Snag Kelly’s book here!
For full episode details, head to: https://www.justataste.com/kevin-curry-on-building-the-fitmencook-empire
My Top 10 Kitchen Secrets to Up Your Cooking Game
The Secret Ingredient Cookbook is now available wherever books are sold!
Eight years in the making, Kelly is finally able to share her debut cookbook with you! What started with a secret ingredient in her world-famous chocolate chip cookies has now transformed into a collection of 125 recipes, each of which stars a tasty twist in the form of affordable, everyday ingredients used in creative new ways.
In honor of the big day, Kelly is bringing just a taste from the book into this episode by sharing one of the introductory chapters: My Not-So-Secret Kitchen Secrets.
Tune in to learn how to:
Quickly and safely secure your cutting board before cooking Thinly slice meat with a simple trick Efficiently wash herbs using an everyday household gadget Choose between when and when not to use a serrated knife Freeze fresh herbs to make meal prep quick and easy Plus so many more hacks and secret kitchen tips!
Tune in to today’s episode and grab your copy of The Secret Ingredient Cookbook to get re-inspired in the kitchen!
For full details, head to: https://www.justataste.com/my-top-10-kitchen-secrets/
Purchase Kelly’s cookbook here: https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Ingredient-Cookbook-Family-Friendly-Surprisingly/dp/0358353971/
Feels like hanging out with your favorite people
Whether you’re a food creator or just obsessed with all things food-related, Kelly has something for you. I wish this podcast existed when I first started my food media career! Kelly’s rapport with her guests makes you feel like you’re right there with them just swapping stories around the kitchen island and no one cares if there’s flour in your hair. Definitely a treat in my week!
Love Listening and Great Food Topics
I look forward to listening each week.
Entertaining and Educational
Excited to join Kelly in another creative outlet. I like the podcast set up and the variety of guests. You get to learn about the guests and the food world. Kelly brings a great balance of fun, educational, and even hits on some deeper topics/questions.