From NYC to Beantown

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Just a quick video on the train from New York City to Boston. Don’t forget to come see me and Calder (and get some Caramelized Onion and Bacon Dip) tomorrow at Xhibition Kitchen!

A Quick Update

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Life is always full and busy but these days every day is packed to the gills! The Texas leg of the book tour was fantastic. First of all, Central Market–my host cooking schools were fantastic. Thanks to every single person who worked on my classes AND everyone who came out to learn and get a… View Article

Today Show 3/28

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Hi Everyone, Just a note on tomorrow morning’s CRAVING-centric TODAY Show segment: I’m so excited to be on air talking about Mad Hungry Cravings. The Today Show is a great supporter of Mad Hungry and are people I have been working with for years, so I’m always excited to take a trip back there. Before… View Article

Greetings from Texas: a Tex-Mex Meal

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A Tex-Mex Meal Hi Folks, CQ and I are in Texas, kicking off the Mad Hungry Cravings tour. I’ve spent the last week or so putting myself through iPhone video 101 and wanted to do some video blogging while on tour. Check out the video above for one of our many awesome meals we’ve had… View Article

St. Patrick’s Day Menus

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With St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, there seems to be two camps of people: Corned Beef and Cabbage folks and the non-Corned Beef folks. Luckily, We’ve got menus for both parties. Check out our two menus below to celebrate! (Un)Corned Beef Menu: All the flavor of homemade corned beef but without the 3 days of… View Article

MH Guest Post: Calder Quinn

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I am honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to post on Mrs. Lucinda Scala Quinn’s (otherwise known as ‘mom’) blog this afternoon. The reason for this unexpected (and I must say flattering) appearance?  Announcing the first leg of LSQ’s book tour for the soon to be released (March 19th) Mad Hungry Cravings. Our destination?  The… View Article

From The Mad Hungry Cooking Lab

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  Most of you know the MH background. When faced with a squad of hungry boy children– Some strategies emerged for our parental survival….It’s all written about in the first MH cookbook if you need a few tips. Meanwhile, it makes me happy to no end to see these boys and their friends become their own… View Article

Cravings Tour: Dates, Cities and Details

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Hi Folks, As I’ve mentioned recently, in just a few short weeks I kick off the tour for my new cookbook, Mad Hungry Cravings. I’ll be traveling around the U.S. to about 15+ city tour where I’ll be doing book signings, cooking classes, in-store demonstrations, talks, fundraisers and more. What I’d love most, especially after… View Article

Thank You + an Update

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  SO, I finally have a breather to sit down and write. First off, my thanks goes out to every single person who supported our QVC efforts yesterday. We first launched the Mad Hungry cookbook in October 2009. One thing that has always been so satisfying is how much that book has resonated in people’s… View Article

Spurtlemania + Cravings on QVC at 1PM EST

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[picasa username=”MadHungryLSQ” albumname=”SpurtlemaniaQVC”] Hi Folks, I just wanted to write a quick note before I go on QVC with In The Kitchen with David in about a half hour. I made it back successfully back from Florida this morning after a ton of fun in South Beach (more to tell later) and rolled right into… View Article

South Beach and Snowbirds

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I’m being a snowbird for the week. But I’m WORKING. Am heading to Miami Beach today to attend SOBE with Martha and my food colleague Sarah Carey. We’ll be doing a demo on Saturday 2/23 to show some of the delicious recipes from the new Martha Stewart book, Meatless. When I brought this book home… View Article

Blogging + Spurtlemania + QVC This Weekend

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[picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”SpurtlesOnQVC”] It has been a really busy time lately getting ready for my book launch. Like most of you–my days are a crazy patch work of activities surrounding family, work and–friends (need more of that time!). I really love blogging regularly, but–I know, I know–why don’t I do it MORE.  In fact, writing,… View Article

Super Bowl Food Controversy

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  RIBS VS WINGS So, my husband RJQ, made a definitive decision: the Super Bowl menu hinges around his Crunchy Sesame Chicken Wings and my Carnita’s. To round everything off—I’ll make a #makeitepic dip — a new one, as yet undeveloped or untested, but sure to be something epic.. But, the best laid plans…. Our eldest son… View Article

Get in the Game and #MakeItEpic

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Watch Now: Fowl on the Play Hi Folks, As you probably know, ONE week from now is the biggest tailgating/beerbecueing/football-frenzied game grub day of the year: the superbowl! I’m not a huge fan of specific teams, perse, but for those of you that have followed this blog in years past (I’m talking about you Game… View Article

Epic Game Day Eats for Sunday

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It’s kind of awesome for me to announce that I’m participating in the Visa/NFl Make It Epic Campaign. For any TV viewer not living under a rock—you’ve proably glimpsed the Epic action while watching the football games. Truthfully, football has generally fallen under the “if you can’t beat ‘em join ‘em” category my whole life. And… View Article

Peter Luger Steak House

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[picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”CQSBDayPeterLuger”]  All my boys know that their birthday will be a food-fest celebration for the whole family. Whatever else they may have planned with friends (who may or may not join us), we gather together on the actual day. Sometimes someone requests a favorite meal or we throw together an impromptu party. As… View Article

Virtual Vermont

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A couple of updates on one of my favorite states, Vermont. I love this state. It’s a food lovers dream. It’s a rare state where everyone comes together to help build a responsible food culture. It is clearly detailed in a great book published a few years ago called The Town That Food Saved by Ben… View Article

Meat-Filled Monday

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  While I aspire to a more meatless meal time (sort of), I remain surrounded by a group of young men (and their pops) who really want to eat meat at mealtime. It doesn’t mean they don’t love the veggies nestled up next to the meat—it just means that meat tends to be the main… View Article

Epic Fried Chicken Situation

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While many of my brethren and sistren are doing January cleanse and clean-up routines, I find myself sinking into a comfort food vibe. It doesn’t seem like smoothie weather to me—I want deep hearty soups, fluffy pancakes and homemade bread. As for the ‘health’ part, I just make sure to eat lots of fruits, vegetables and… View Article

Happy New Year!

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  Happy new year 2013! I enter it with a true optimism that new exciting changes are underfoot on many levels.  The mad hungry guy gang at my house had the greatest Christmas. Whereas Calder commandeered the Thanksgiving turkey (attempting his own version of my tried and true recipe) to underwhelming results, the same can’t… View Article