Recipes From Today’s Show: Roast Chicken Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: Spatchcocked (flat-roasted) chicken saves you time without skimping on flavor. Round out the meal with oven-roasted veggies and fat girl red rice. Plus I’ll show how to carve a chicken. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Flat Roast Chicken Oven-Roasted Vegetables Fat Girl Red Rice Get the recipes… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Indoor BBQ Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s January; not exactly outdoor grilling weather in most parts of the country but that doesn’t mean you can’t have bbq anyway. Calder is helping make my St. Louis style ribs—they taste just as good in the oven as they do on the grill and served up with tangy coleslaw and potato… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Jamaican Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Heat up in the cold weather with a couple spicy dishes from the islands. Curry chicken can be prepared in advance and tastes even better the longer it sits. Serve it with mango chutney and callaloo (Jamaican greens, similar to kale and Swiss chard) on the side. More from the show. Get… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party Ideas

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TODAY on MHTV: Don’t stress about putting together a fun cocktail party—I’ll show you how to set up a casual, buffet-style bash in just a couple hours. With great cocktails like blood orange punch and a few easy finger foods (bacon-wrapped dates and cheese balls 3 ways) you’ll be on your way to a great… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Christmas Eve Dinner Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: My brother David is here and we’re making some of our family’s favorite dishes including beef braciola and  homemade gnocchi. Since it’s a meal for a special occasion, we’re also making an easy but impressive dessert of elegant salt-roasted pears with caramel sauce. More from the show. Get the recipes from this… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Big Game Party Dishes

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TODAY on MHTV: Power up for the big game with all the essentials—7 layer bean dip (with homemade refried beans), spicy-sweet chicken wings and sliders with pickles cooked right in to the burger. Plus, Calder is here to help! More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Spicy Sweet Chicken Wings Seven-layer Bean… View Article

MH Holiday Cocktail Contest Winner

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Congratulations to Brian M.! His “Visions of Sugar Plums” cocktail had us seeing visions—it was THAT good. The blend of ingredients brought the overall flavor to a higher level and made a really elegant drink with a gorgeous orange color. We’ll definitely be making this classy cocktail for our next holiday get together. Want to… View Article
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MH Holiday Cocktail Contest Update

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We’ve been toiling away testing all these entries, but we’ve gotten some really good ones which has made it all worth it. Check out the pics below to see some of the taste-testing in action at the MH headquarters and stay tuned because we’ll announce a winner TOMORROW! [picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”HolidayCocktailContest”]
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Mad Hungry for the Holidays

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TODAY on MHTV: The clock is ticking and Christmas is almost here—if you’re still looking for ideas then tune in today for a repeat of the one-hour MH holiday special. I’m making a big spread for my family (many of whom are on the show today!) including a standing rib roast, Yorkshire pudding, and a… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party Ideas

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TODAY on MHTV: Throwing a party doesn’t have to be a stressful event—in fact, I’ve got a few recipes that you can get set it up in just a couple hours. Start off with a couple easy cocktails like green apple martinis and blood orange punch. Then, put out a few finger foods such as… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: One-Pot Holiday Cooking

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TODAY on MHTV: Running around during the chilly holiday season makes me want food that is warm and cozy, and I always have a few comfort-food recipes ready for when the craving hits. I like to serve my version of boeuf bourguignon as a soup—it’s full of tender short ribs and chunks of veggies. To… View Article
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Sam’s Bit of Holiday Bubbly

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[picasa username=”sholland84″ albumname=”KirRoyaleCocktails”] I’m not usually a big cocktail drinker, but around the holidays I’ll drink anything with champagne like it’s going out of style. Something about the bubbles and fizz and popping corks puts me in a downright cheery, tis-the-season, type of mood. My favorite of all the champagne cocktails is a Kir Royale—crème… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Mad Hungry for the Holidays One-Hour Special

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TODAY on MHTV: We’re re-airing the MH Holiday special today and next Monday the 20th (both at 11 am) so set your DVR’s to make sure you catch all the tips and tricks for making an outrageously good Christmas dinner. Just to refresh your memory, the star of the show today is a standing rib… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Holiday Cocktail Party

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TODAY on MHTV: A fancy holiday meal can easily become a menu for a casual, buffet-style party. I’m taking a whole rack of lamb and slicing it into individual chops –it makes the perfect finger food. I’m also serving spinach and watercress dip with crunchy lettuce leaves instead of chips and a lemon drop-champagne punch… View Article

Mad Hungry for the Holidays

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We hope you enjoyed our special holiday episode that aired last night! Don’t worry if you missed it–you can catch an encore presentation this Friday the 10th at 11 am/et. Get all the recipes from this episode.
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MH Holiday Cocktail Contest Update

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We’ve been getting some really creative holiday recipes—keep them coming! Has anybody tried Lo’s egg nog or my lemon drop-champagne punch? Sam will be posting her fave holiday drink later this week too. And, just a quick reminder: remember to include a picture of your holiday cocktail! It doesn’t have to be a super fancy… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Big Game Party Dishes

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TODAY on MHTV: There’s no way you can sit down to watch the big game with your family without ample finger food nearby. Put a twist on some of the classics and start with spicy-sweet chicken wings—they get their distinct flavor from oranges, honey and Sriracha chili sauce. So delish. Dip is always a must-have,… View Article

Lo’s ‘Nog

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I love the holiday season; it’s the time when I do the most crafting, cooking, and partying. I get to be with the people I love most and celebrate traditions that have gone on for decades. When I was a child, my mother always said, “Christmas starts as soon as Santa crosses the finish line” (at… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Easy Pantry Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV: There’s a few things I always like to keep in the pantry like pasta, oils and dried herbs, to name a few. If you’ve got pasta, try it with tuna and tomato—it’s Calder’s favorite when there’s “nothing to eat”—it comes together in minutes. A quick and simple side salad gets lots of… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Lunch on the Go

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TODAY on MHTV: Life gets is busy which all the more reason for you and yours to stay well-fed. I’m making a full lunch—no-bake dessert included—that you can take with you anywhere. To make sure I can pack pressed sandwiches full of things like grilled vegetables and prosciutto, I hollow out the bread to make… View Article