Bonnie Berman http://blog.wlrn.org en The National Hearing Loss Epidemic http://blog.wlrn.org/post/national-hearing-loss-epidemic <p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35249 at http://blog.wlrn.org The National Hearing Loss Epidemic Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security http://blog.wlrn.org/post/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-front-lines-homeland-security <p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35181 at http://blog.wlrn.org Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fairchild-gardens-mango-festival <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jpDkN-2apPs" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">07/03/14 - Syndicated food columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Special wine correspondent </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Fred Tasker</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and WLRN host <a href="http://bonnieberman.com/">Bonnie Berman</a> interview&nbsp;</span>Dr. Richard Campbell, <strong><a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org">Fairchild Garden</a></strong> Director of Horticulture and Noris Ledesma Director of Tropical Fruit.&nbsp; We talk about Mango Madness and the Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival. &nbsp;</p><p><em><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/">~~Dinner in Minutes~~</a>&nbsp;</span></strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">a July&nbsp;4th&nbsp;sparkler!</strong></em></p><p><em><strong>Pan Roasted Chicken with Chunky Mango Salsa and Hot Peanut Rice&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1 cup mango cubes about 1/4-inch</span></p><p>1 teaspoon sugar</p><p>2 tablespoons coarsely chopped red onion</p><p>1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 tablespoon)</p><p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided use</p><p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice</p><p>Salt</p><p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro</p><p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken</p><p>1 tablespoon olive oil</p><p></p><p>To make mango salsa, place mango cubes in a medium-size bowl and sprinkle with sugar.&nbsp; Add onion and jalapeno pepper.&nbsp; Mix&nbsp; 1/2 teaspoon cumin and lime juice together and drizzle over ingredients. Add salt to taste. Toss well and sprinkle with cilantro.</p><p></p><p>Remove fat from chicken and pound it flat to about 1/4-inch.&nbsp; This can be done with a meat mallet or the bottom of a sturdy frying pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1 teaspoon ground cumin.&nbsp; Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high.&nbsp; Cook chicken 3 minutes.&nbsp; Turn and cook 3 minutes.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste to the cooked side.&nbsp; A meat thermometer should read 170 degrees. Remove to a plate and serve with salsa on top. Makes 2 servings.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>HOT PEANUT RICE&nbsp;</p><p>1 teaspoon olive oil&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion&nbsp;</p><p>1/2 cup long-grain white rice&nbsp;</p><p>1 cup water&nbsp;</p><p>2 tablespoons roasted, unsalted peanuts&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper&nbsp;</p><p>1 scallion, washed and sliced&nbsp;</p><p>Salt and freshly ground black pepper</p><p></p><p>Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high and add onion and rice.&nbsp; Saute 2 minutes tossing to coat rice with oil.&nbsp; Add water and bring to a simmer.&nbsp; Cover and continue to simmer 15 minutes, until rice is cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, place peanuts in a small bowl and sprinkle with cayenne.&nbsp; When rice is cooked, stir in peanuts and scallions.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste.&nbsp; Makes 2 servings. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 34955 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival Thriller Novelist Brad Meltzer Talks About His Latest Children’s Book http://blog.wlrn.org/post/thriller-novelist-brad-meltzer-talks-about-his-latest-children-s-book <p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34950 at http://blog.wlrn.org Thriller Novelist Brad Meltzer Talks About His Latest Children’s Book Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books http://blog.wlrn.org/post/summer-reading-picks-mitchell-kaplan-books-and-books <p></p><p>07/02/14 -&nbsp;<font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">On&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday’s</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Topical Currents we’ll sit for a spell with Mitchell Kaplan, founder of Books &amp; Books and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair International. He’ll tell us how he has become one of the country’s most successful independent booksellers and about his plans to venture into publishing.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: normal;">We’ll also get his recommendations for a good summer read.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Join us and call in with your own suggestions on the next Topical Currents,&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;at 1pm.</span></font></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34897 at http://blog.wlrn.org Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender Of Florida’s Environment http://blog.wlrn.org/post/marjorie-harris-carr-defender-florida-s-environment <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">07/01/14 - Tuesday's </span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size= Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34896 at http://blog.wlrn.org Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender Of Florida’s Environment Estate Planning For Florida LGBT Couples http://blog.wlrn.org/post/estate-planning-florida-lgbt-couples <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">06/30/14 - Monday's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><b>Topical</b></a></span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><s Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34766 at http://blog.wlrn.org Estate Planning For Florida LGBT Couples Writer And Filmmaker Rebecca Miller http://blog.wlrn.org/post/writer-and-filmmaker-rebecca-miller <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 34594 at http://blog.wlrn.org Writer And Filmmaker Rebecca Miller Bad English, Good Humor, LOL, And Many Surprises, OMG! http://blog.wlrn.org/post/bad-english-good-humor-lol-and-many-surprises-omg <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">06/25/14 - Wednesday's&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a>< Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34525 at http://blog.wlrn.org Bad English, Good Humor, LOL, And Many Surprises, OMG! How Important Is The Public Library In Your Life? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/how-important-public-library-your-life <p></p><p>How important is the public library in your life?<em> &nbsp;<strong>Leave your comments below and please share this post: <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/publiclibrary">http://wlrn.org/post/publiclibrary</a> </strong></em></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34179 at http://blog.wlrn.org How Important Is The Public Library In Your Life? What Happens When Data Shakes A Doctor’s Beliefs? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-happens-when-data-shakes-doctor-s-beliefs <p></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34384 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Happens When Data Shakes A Doctor’s Beliefs? Condominium And Homeowner Association Call-In Program http://blog.wlrn.org/post/condominium-and-homeowner-association-call-program <p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 34018 at http://blog.wlrn.org Condominium And Homeowner Association Call-In Program Subliminal: How the Unconscious Mind Rules Behavior http://blog.wlrn.org/post/subliminal-how-unconscious-mind-rules-behavior <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">06/16/14- Monday’s&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> looks at new findings regarding social neuroscience, and how the unconscious mind shapes our experience. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We often misperceive our relationships with family, friends and business associates. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We speak with the <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/lmlodinow">Leonard </a></strong></span><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/lmlodinow">Mlodinow</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, author of </span><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Subliminal-Unconscious-Rules-Behavior-Vintage/dp/0307472256"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">SUBLIMINAL:&nbsp; How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Think you know the hows &amp; whys of choices? &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Think again. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Only on </span><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Monday at 1pm.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 33999 at http://blog.wlrn.org Subliminal: How the Unconscious Mind Rules Behavior Fried and True: Recipes for America’s Best Fried Chicken and Sides http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fried-and-true-recipes-america-s-best-fried-chicken-and-sides <div></div><div>06/12/14 - Syndicated food columnist <a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer"><strong>Linda Gassenheimer</strong></a>, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and Bonnie Berman interview Lee Schrager, founder of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. &nbsp;His latest book is <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Fried-True-Recipes-Americas-Chicken/dp/077043522X"><strong><em>Fried and True: More than 50 Recipes for America’s Best Fried Chicken and Sides</em></strong></a>. From down home diners to top a rated restaurant, French Laundry, fried chicken is part of Americana. &nbsp;Lee gives us tips, stories and a tour through America. &nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 33830 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fried and True: Recipes for America’s Best Fried Chicken and Sides The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumphs http://blog.wlrn.org/post/obstacle-way-timeless-art-turning-trials-triumphs <p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 33795 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumphs