Maggie John enters Canada’s living rooms on a daily basis. As co-host of the country’s longest standing daytime talk show, 100 Huntley Street, she speaks words of hope to her audience that stretch from the Pacific to the Atlantic. As the first black host of the show, Maggie knows she is a trailblazer. But being in front of the camera is not what she originally set out to do. Her passion is story telling and so she was trained as a producer. In her current role she is able to pull out the details of guests’ stories from the interviewer’s chair.
In this interview, we hear how Maggie’s taping days consist of hair, makeup and lots of wardrobe changes, but her ordinary is also trenched in the ordinary tasks of family life. From mental setbacks to her mother’s Macaroni Pie recipe we cover it all. A great representation of the sisterhood, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.
From fashion style to interviewing Lecrae, to books that have had a deep impact on her, we are sure Maggie will capture your heart as she did ours. We could have kept the conversation going for hours. Don’t miss this engaging conversation as we put her on the other end of the questions and interview the seasoned interviewer.
Listen to our conversation with Maggie on iTunes here.
A few things you heard mentioned on the show:
Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa Terkeurst
“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” –Galatians 2:20
The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands by Lysa Terkeurst
Her favorite Old Navy jeans (color: Hamptons)
American Eagle Outiftters super high waisted jeans
Maggie’s Mom’s Recipe for Macaroni Pie
Note From Maggie: FYI: I usually eyeball all the measurements since I’ve made it for so many years!
- 2 cups of Macaroni Dried Elbow Pasta
- 1 cup of Milk (I use lactose free milk- but any milk will do!)
- 2 eggs
- 4 Tbsp. of Margarine
- 460G of Medium or Old Cheddar Cheese
Preheat oven on 350 degrees
In a large pot boil Macaroni until soft
After cooked drain water and place Macaroni back in pot
Add Milk; Eggs and Margarine to the Macaroni and mix well.
Grease a ceramic baking dish and pour half of mixture into dish.
Cut thin slices of Cheese and cover the top of the mixture in the ceramic baking dish
Pour rest of mixture on top of cheese
Cut the rest of the cheese into thin slices to cover the top of the second layer of mixture
Place in oven for about 1 hour or until the edges of the cheese is lightly brown and crispy.
Take out and let the pie sit to cool for 15 minutes
Cut into squares and enjoy!
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