Recipes from Today’s Show: Indian Vegetarian Dinner

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  TODAY on MHTV: I’m making a healthy vegetarian meal that’s so flavorful no one misses the meat. Sweet-and-spicy chickpeas are balanced by white rice, a cooling cucumber-yogurt salad, and a round of refreshing and creamy mango-cardamom lassi drinks. These dishes have “new family favorite” written all over them. More from the show. Get the… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Greek Cuisine

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  TODAY on MHTV: Greek food is all about fresh, simple ingredients that create flavorful meals, and today’s menu is no different. Lamb chops drizzled in a fresh mint sauce and my mom’s healthy white bean salad go great with chive pita chips. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Lamb Chops… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Company’s Coming

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  TODAY on MHTV: Entertaining guests doesn’t have to be difficult! This menu tastes as good as it is easy to prepare. Roasted pork tenderloin can be made ahead and tastes great hot, cold, or room temperature. On the side, a summery beet-and-tomato salad pops with fresh mint. For a rustic and eye-catching dessert, I… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Eggplant Rollatini

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  TODAY on MHTV: I had so much fun visiting with a fourth-grade class in Garden City, NY, last winter that I invited their teacher, John Contratti, to come on the show and share some of his favorite recipes: an easy, cheesy eggplant rollatini and a savory side dish of sauteed radicchio and endive tossed… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Alfresco Dinner

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  TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 am ET: You can never have too many fried chicken recipes up your sleeve, especially in the summer, when casual dinner parties move to the patio. The last thing you want to think about is a hot oven. My tender, molasses-brined chicken tastes great hot or cold, and a… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Kid-Friendly Menu

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  TODAY on MHTV: Entertain your inner child as well as the actual kids in your life with this fun, nutritious menu. My nieces Callie and Bella Scala join me to test the kid-friendly quotient of my crunchy chicken tenders, pasta wheels and cheese, and toasted marshmallow cupcakes. More from the show. Get the recipes from… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Light and Easy

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  TODAY on MHTV: Your family will never guess they’re eating light with this flavorful lemon-thyme chicken paillard dish that’s ready in minutes. I usually pair it with a crisp arugula and radicchio salad. For dessert, I’m serving Italian ices topped with a zingy raspberry sauce. More from the show. Get the recipes from this… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Exotic Entertaining

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  TODAY on MHTV: Here’s my never-fail strategy for any last-minute dinner party. Think global, and set out a bold spread of Thai beef salad, chicken and coconut milk soup, steamed clams with lemongrass and chiles, and a self-serve rose wine bar. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Thai Beef Salad Chicken and… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Quick Dinner for Two

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  TODAY on MHTV: I love making this chicken piccata dinner when my husband and I have the place to ourselves. Mascarpone in the mashed potatoes and crispy prosciutto on the string beans make the meal extra special, and the simple preparations leave time for us to enjoy each other’s company, and our favorite cocktail,… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Steak Night Menu

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  TODAY on MHTV @11:30 am ET: Nothing beefs up a simple weeknight dinner like juicy, flavorful steak. Even better, this French bistro menu calls for inexpensive hanger steak and easy-to-prepare creamed spinach, pommes frites, and chocolate pudding. Bon appetit — on a budget! More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Grilled… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Italian Osso Buco

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TODAY on MHTV: Osso Buco is a classic Italian dish of braised veal shank, and one that I love to make. Just so happens the hubs picked up some veal shanks at the store. It’s typically served with risotto Milanese, which is flavored with saffron. If I have any leftover risotto, I chill it, form… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Classic Mediterranean Dishes

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TODAY on MHTV: We’re making a Mediterranean feast that’s a lot simpler than it sounds. Roast leg of lamb, stuffed artichokes, and a healthy tabbouleh salad. Plus, you can turn the leftovers into an easy weeknight meal. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Roast Leg of Lamb with Lemon, Garlic, and… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: New Twist on Flat-Roast Chicken

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TODAY on MHTV: You’re all pretty familiar with my flat-roasted, or spatchcocked, chicken. This is the same approach except this time I’m giving it a boost with Asian flavors.  I’m roasting the bird with citrus, soy, and garlic and serving it with a side of coconut rice and a beet and watercress salad. More from… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Indian Meal

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TODAY on MHTV: This meal is full of flavor and truly easy to put together. I slow-cook chicken in an Indian-spiced sauce and on side, serve up vegetable biryani (think rice pilaf). For dessert, a no-cook bowl of macerated oranges and dates. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Indian-Spiced Chicken Vegetable… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Favorite Italian Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 am ET: Growing up, my Italian family cooked a lot. There’s so many dishes I love, but I have a few that are hands-down my favorites. Linguine with clams, garlic, and chile is pretty close to the top of the list, then fish fillets with rosemary and olives aren’t far… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: All-American Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV: Every part of the U.S. is known for a particular kind of food, and today I’m making a few classics. Chicago dogs, a hot dog with everything on it (a.k.a. “dragged through the garden”) is a staple of the windy city. Then, the California cobb salad was created at the Brown Derby… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Breakfast on the Run

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TODAY on MHTV: Don’t skip breakfast because you’re in a rush! Sweet blueberry bran muffins, slices of Spanish frittata, and raspberry yogurt smoothies can be made fast and packed up to take with you on the road. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Blueberry Bran Muffins Spanish Frittata Rolled Oat Raspberry… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Mexican-Style Turkey Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Chile-citrus marinade packs a lot of flavor into a slow-roasted turkey breast. On the side, tomato salad with avocado and spicy creamed corn with jalapenos wrap up this Mexican-inspired feast. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Chile-Citrus Turkey Breast Tomato Salad Creamed Corn with Jalapenos Get the recipes… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Italian Comfort Food

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TODAY on MHTV: Some of my favorite foods are family recipes. My husband’s recipe for Italian meatloaf, polpette, has a secret ingredient that gives it a major flavor boost. On the side, chunky ricotta mashed potatoes and steamed spinach are a snap, and for dessert, my Aunt Lina’s wine taralli cookies. More from the show…. View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Love Thy Pans

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 am ET: Knowing which pans to use and when to use them is an important skill for any cook. I’m cooking up red snapper with citrus-herb relish in a nonstick pan, using cast-iron to make a one-pan pork chop meal, and finally a hearty recipe for chicken cacciatore. More from… View Article
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