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Join Mara and Josh, two totally young and hip kiddos, as they explore what's hot (and sometimes what's not) in young adult and teen literature! New episodes posted on the first of each month. Contact us at hfkpodcast@gmail.com or @hfkpodcast on Twitter. Theme music composed by Ben Ash. Visit him at www.benash.com. Mixing and drums by Chaz Bommarito, guitar by Jakael Tristram.
 
If you’re looking for a healthy new way to feed your family without the hassle or hype, you’ve come to the right place. Your host, registered dietitian, Liz Weiss, serves up wholesome and flavorful recipes with a tasty side of science, good nutrition, and fun. Liz is a mom of two grown boys, a cookbook author, a family nutrition expert, and a healthy food blogger, and on each episode, she teams up with a fellow dietitian, chef, or cookbook author to bring fresh ideas and practical mealtime a ...
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS: I MISS YOU ALL SO MUCH <3 INTRODUCTION: Hello everyone, Mina here, and welcome to my Podcast! Here I rant about animal point of view teen novels, including Warrior Cats, Wings of Fire, Bravelands, Survivors, and Seekers. I chat with fellow readers and ramble about single books, as well as the series as a whole. I upload basically never :') I hope you enjoy, and thank you, Warriors!
 
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This episode shouldn't have happened, because we should have both read this book like twenty years ago... but we're finally reading Redwall by Brian Jacques! Does it hold up if you don't have childhood nostalgia for these rambunctious mice? Let's find out.Also discussed: John Cleese, Squid Game, diagramming sentences, the Suite Life of Zack and Cod…
 
Why do so many U.S. tv & film productions have a Polish maid? Why are Polish characters always working class and never some rich aristocrat? Join us for a discussion about how it often seems that "Poland" is an easy shortcut for "the part of Europe that isn't rich and cool" for casting directors in Hollyweird and how Poland is viewed as a national …
 
On this week’s show, back by popular demand, is my guest from Show 88, Mona Dolgov. You’ll be inspired for the upcoming holidays with great ideas from Mona. Join us to learn more! Mona Dolgov is a nutritionist, cookbook author, and publisher with a lifelong passion for creating kitchen comfort and simple, healthy habits through her delicious recipe…
 
If you're worried that you won't know how to introduce yourself at a party if you find yourself in Iran, you're in luck! Our friend Daniel from Tehran joined us to tell us all about Farsi, also known as Persian, and the many ways it's both similar to and very different from more familiar European languages. Join us for a chat about this fascinating…
 
Leftover meals get a glamorous makeover in today’s show. With super practical planning tips and creativity, my guest has the scoop on elevating your leftover game from boring to spectacular. Join us to learn more about a new way to meal-prep fantastic meals with her new cookbook, Cook Once Dinner Fix. Cassie Joy Garcia is a busy mom, meal planner, …
 
Sometimes Hollywood movie titles aren't translated at all, sometimes they're literally translated and sometimes they get completely new (and bizarre) titles that make you wonder what the hell they were thinking. "Szklana pułapka"? "Elektroniczny morderca"? Listen as we discuss where they get these titles from and how much alcohol was involved.…
 
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski was an extremely accomplished boxer long before he stepped in the ring with the man who would become arguably the greatest sporting icon of all time. Professor Patrick Vaughan from UJ joins us to discuss a film project that documents the life and career of this fascinating but overlooked part of Polish sporting history.…
 
When you think about places with a large ethnic Polish population, Brazil probably doesn't come to mind. In fact, a city called Curitiba in the far south of that nation is home to one of the largest Polish communities in the world. Listen as we speak to someone from Curitiba and learn about its Polish past and present.…
 
Many parents fight a losing battle to get more fruits and vegetables into their kids’ diets, but there are simple ways to give kids more empowerment and control. Teaching them to enjoy cooking and eat more sustainably gives them more flexibility and a chance to explore. Join us as we dive into practical ways to get your kids involved in preparing a…
 
Strange news items to talk about this week, including the return of students to Krakow and their optimistic job expectations, the on-again, off-again histories of bike lanes and bridges, a VERY strange press conference in Warsaw, Biedronka's 15-minute promise, more people hate the Sunday shopping ban, the police pretend to be ill and someone in Now…
 
Mara and Josh take another trip down memory lane, recounting their top ten childhood creeps and chills that were more fun than traumatizing. Come join the fun, and let us know what gave you shivers as a kid!Also discussed: Looney Tunes, Lloyd Alexander, WandaVision, Morticia Addams, prohibition, and the Hayes Code.Next month we will be discussing o…
 
Netflix is increasing prices on the Polish market (again). We started using it because it was a cheap, legal alternative to *cough* "sharing" *cough* but how long before it becomes too expensive and we go back to *cough* "sharing" again? Listen as we discuss where many people in Poland satisfy their need to binge watch and how things have changed (…
 
President Duda is considering creating yet another public holiday - December 27th - to commemorate one of Poland's many uprisings. Poland already has 2,785 public holidays (ok, 13, but it feels like a lot more) so do we really need another one? Listen as we go through the existing holidays and compare Poland's days off to what other countries have.…
 
September is National Fruit and Veggies Month, and if that wasn't enough, the UN General Assembly designated 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. There’s no excuse not to elevate your fruit and veggie game! Who's with me? On today’s show, we’re talking about fresh new ways to add more fresh, frozen, canned, and dried fruits and …
 
We start with bad and even tragic news this week, with the deteriorating situation on the border with Belarus and the deaths of two young Afghan refugees as a result of eating the wrong mushrooms in a Polish forest. After that, it's Polish support for Moldova in the EU, Donald Tusk says he's for same-sex unions, horrible mineral water now available…
 
On today’s show, I'm joined by olive oil expert extraordinaire, David Garcia-Aguirre from Corto Olive Company with a primer on extra virgin olive oil, which he says is "the ingredient that farm-to-table forgot." Discover how olives are grown, harvested and pressed, how to choose the freshest EVOO at the market, how to cook with it, and get recipes …
 
The end is here! Mara and Josh have finally reached the conclusion to Brandon Mull's epic Fablehaven series. Did he stick the landing? Tune in to find out!Also discussed: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Brendan Fraser, overpowered D&D characters, Tyra Banks, fetch quests, and Fountains of Wayne.Next month we will be discussing our top ten childhoo…
 
Tom Bonneau from tourism startup Goodtime Monty visited us to talk about how his new map for visitors to Krakow combines the best of old and new. How is a nice folded map better than burying your face in a phone all day when you're looking around a new city? Listen and find out — and pick one up for yourself soon!…
 
On today’s show, we’ll be talking about how to raise a healthy eater, one nourishing bite and sip at a time. This episode is sponsored by Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®, a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados. A science-based resource, it provides recipes and articles to help make it easy for consumer…
 
Winemaker Marcin Miszczak is the owner, manager and everything guy at Winnica Jura, a vineyard just outside of Krakow. He joined us to talk about what it takes to start making wines here and the Polish wine industry generally. Grab a glass and listen as Marcin explains the ins and outs of whites and reds and more!…
 
About 350,000 Polish students recently took an exam that determines where they go to High School after finishing the 8th grade. Should 15-year-olds be faced with such pressure? Did you know what you wanted to do with your life when you were that age? Listen as we discuss the pros and cons of this aspect of the Polish education system.…
 
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets on the planet. It’s rich in fruits and vegetables, olive oil, seafood, nuts, and beans, and it makes good nutrition a pleasure to eat. But what about bread and pasta? Are they AOK to eat as well? Join me on today’s show with guest, Michelle Dudash, RDN as we tackle questions about carbs, kids, a…
 
Several particularly horrific recent car accidents have led the government to propose new penalties for drunk and dangerous driving. Will this do anything to change Poland's notoriously poor road safety conditions? Listen and learn just how the government plans to punish the people who make driving here such a risk.…
 
One of the biggest figures of the last twenty years of Polish politics is making a return to the stage, but does anyone care? Listen as we discuss what Donald Tusk's decision might mean for his party and the next round of elections. Will the sequel be better than the original or will it be a Police Academy-style embarrassment? Get some popcorn and …
 
On today’s show, I'm joined by Sadé Meeks, MS, RD to discuss the evolution of African American cuisine in the U.S.; the foods that define this creative cuisine; the vegetables and staple crops that have been an integral part of the African American table (hint: okra, sweet potatoes, kale, and corn.); how nutrition professionals can honor the tradit…
 
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