Recipes from Today’s Show: The Perfect Chicken Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s training day here in the Quinn house and I’m teaching CQ one of the most important skills to have in your culinary arsenal: how to roast a chicken.  As usual when we cook chicken, we’re cooking in pairs; both birds are rubbed with herb butter and shallots and roasted on top… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Sunday Pot Roast

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TODAY on MHTV: Marinating this inexpensive cut of beef in garlic and soy sauce followed by a gentle braise in a stout beer is guaranteed to keep the pot roast moist, tender and pretty much perfect. I love to make this on a Sunday and serve it heaped over buttery noodles. For dessert, I’m making… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Minestrone Soup

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TODAY on MHTV: I’m making the mother of all soups: minestrone. The flavor gets built from the bottom up: sauteing onions and garlic, adding other veggies like zucchini, cauliflower, & tomatoes and to really give this soup an extra flavor boost, tossing in a Parmesan cheese rind– adding one of these in a soup is… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Impatient Pasta

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TODAY on MHTV: Sometimes it seems like you can’t get dinner done fast enough but with this menu you’ll keep everyone happy. I grill up some calamari and toss it with lemon and garlic—the best part is it only takes about 3 minutes to cook, so once it’s ready the fam can get started on… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Simple French Cooking

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 a.m. ET: With a few basic techniques, French food is easy to recreate at home. Pan-sauteed sole cooks over high heat with just a little fat, really showcasing the fish’s delicate, flakey texture. Tournéd steamed potatoes and barely touched spinach are elegant and easy sides, while coconut topped meringues for… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Fritters and Stew

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TODAY on MHTV: Dinner tonight is so delish and hearty that the boys will never miss the meat. A vegetarian pumpkin curry stew is packed with potatoes, green bananas and spices and on the side I’m serving cornmeal fritters. They’re a little spicy from some Scotch bonnet pepper but the spice is balanced out nicely… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Mexican-Style Turkey Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Turkey shouldn’t only be made on Thanksgiving and with this Mexican twist you can serve it anytime of the year. I’m using just the turkey breast (it’s faster and cheaper) and marinating it in mixture of ancho chilies, oranges and limes then slow roasting it until it’s juicy and golden. Tomatoes topped… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Pantry Raid Puttanesca Meal

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TODAY on MHTV: With the exception of a couple items I picked up from the grocery store,  this meal is coming straight from my pantry. Thanks to a couple cans of whole tomatoes, a few spices and a stash of pasta, I’m making bucatini tossed with fiery, homemade puttanesca sauce. Plus, a twist on my… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Easy BBQ Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: My family loves BBQ—really, who doesn’t?—with a little make ahead prep, it’s perfect for a weeknight meal. I soak pork shoulder chops in a flavorful beer-infused marinade to keep them juicy, then brush them with a tangy BBQ sauce before I toss them on the grill. For some green, a crunchy kale… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Romantic Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 a.m. ET: A quiet dinner for two at home is a great way to spend valentine’s day. The kids are out for the night so I’m making a meal worth celebrating. Black pepper-crusted, broiled sirloin is topped with a caramelized onion pan sauce; also known as heaven on a plate… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Valentine’s Day Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s not often the hubs and I get a night to ourselves so I’m making a romantic dinner for just the two of us. Black pepper sirloin steak is broiled till it’s just right (this is one of his fav dishes) and on the side I’m serving a simple endive wedge salad…. View Article

V-Day Sneek Peak

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Here’s a sneak-peek from tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day episode! Tune in at 11 a.m. ET for a delish meal you can enjoy without the kids…
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Grub We Loved

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We got so many awesome entries for the MH Game Game Grub Bowl and, even though there could only be one winner, all of us on the MH team had a favorite. So, we decided to share our top picks with you—check ‘em out: [picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”GrubWeLoved”] Our game grub choices may have not gotten… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Freezer-Friendly Meals

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TODAY on MHTV: The freezer is one of the kitchen’s best assets and when I’ve got free time, I like to stock it up with meals for the fam. Lentil soup is hearty and full of veggies—even hardcore meat-eaters will love it—and lasagna made with sausage and a simple homemade tomato sauce can go right… View Article

MH Game Grub Bowl Winner

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After 40+ entries, 10 finalists, and a week-long face-off, the MAD Hungry Game Grub Bowl has come to an end with only one recipe left standing. Big Congrats to  Melissa Coleman, who’s hugely-popular chili recipe won her a Mad Hungry cookbook, t-shirt AND a Weber grill! Gina Knuppenburg’s delicious onion rings earned her the runner… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Breakfast for Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Even though I created these recipes for breakfast, they also work great for dinner—especially if you’re running low on groceries and need to hit up your pantry. Burritos are filled with chunks of chorizo sausage (if you’re a vegetarian try roasted red peppers instead), eggs, salsa and melted cheese. You can roll… View Article

MH My Way: Bacon Day

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Damon C. and his son are such big bacon fans that they made all the recipes from our bacon episode! Check out what they were up to in the kitchen: [picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”MHMyWayBaconDay”] “Lucinda – This should make your day – maybe Calder’s more. I was watching you show on DVR, as my wife and… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Men Love Pie

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 a.m. ET: If there’s one thing I know, it’s that men love pie. I’m making two doughs—a basic pie dough and a cream cheese based dough—they’re super simple and the key to having a good baking arsenal. I’m also making a classic apple pie (the hubs’ fave) and savory beef… View Article

MH Game Grub Inspiration Pt. 2: Lo’s Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Football was always something my dad and brothers were huge fans of and I never understood; I liked it more for the commercials and the hype than actually paying attention to the game. As I got older, something clicked. I know the exact moment I became a football fan: 2008 when the Giants played the… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Big Game Party Dishes

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s two days until the biggest football game of the season and CQ and I are pulling out all the stops. Spicy-sweet chicken wings get a big flavor boost from a chili and hoisin sauce marinade, and bake until they’re crispy, golden and caramelized. Seven-layer bean dip (I make my own refried… View Article
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