Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

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Yup, that’s the name of the this traveling eatdrink circus.  Today was the first 2014 tour stop in NYC at the Tunnel on 11th Ave and 28th.  It’s really a great, well-curated round up of bourbons & ryes & beers & hot sauce & cravaeable eats. Festival founder Greg and the awesome food/drinks curator Monica… View Article
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Pocket Pies

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For years I’ve made pocket pies as a strike against those nasty, expensive hot pockets sold in the grocery store. Even with all the food fresh food cooked at home, my boys discovered those convenient little suckers at their friends house. So I started making them at home –mostly chicken pocket pies–a hand held pot… View Article
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Mad Hungry Cravings Party

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 [picasa username=”MadHungryLSQ” albumname=”MadHungryCravingsBookParty”]   I received a message from my son this morning about hot sauce which has caused me to reflect on the party that kicked off our summer–The Mad Hungry Cravings book party. We made the MHCravings Paw Paw Pepper sauce to put in our goodie bags. Turns out, this several weeks later,… View Article

Vacation

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Hi Everyone, Wanted to give you all a heads up that I’m on a much-needed vacation for the next few weeks– it’s been an incredible year of touring, spurtling, book writing, and more. I’m looking forward to coming back refreshed and working on exciting projects for the fall! For those in need of some immediate… View Article
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Bob’s Red Mill + Spar of the Spurtle Giveaway!

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  Some things are meant to be! Two of my favorite worlds have randomly collided: spurtles and organic grains. Let me explain: for years I’ve been a diehard user of Bob’s Red Mill products especially the steel cut oats and all flours. I watched as the company has grown and kept itself front and center in… View Article

Kickstarter Projects We’re Loving Right Now

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Hi Everyone, I love hearing people’s stories of why food and cooking is important to them- whether it’s how they’re putting it on their own table, getting out there with a message to make the food system better, or teaching someone else your best recipes and tips. When I began my publishing career, there wasn’t… View Article

Our Best Recipes to Keep Cool With

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 [picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”heatwaverecipes”] We loved hearing your best tips and recipes for the heat wave this week! Inspired by all of your suggestions, we went through the Mad Hungry archives and picked some of our own hot weather favorites. Here are some MH recipes to help you stay cool all summer long: Papaya Ginger Smoothies… View Article

Heat Wave Recipes

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Yesterday on MH Radio we talked about heat wave remedies and oven-less recipes. Since the hot weather is just beginning here in New York, we want to continue the conversation and gather more recipe ideas to help us make it through the week! Here’s a photo of one of our radio callers’ delicious looking fig… View Article

Summer Pesto Swap

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Sort of boring but always seasonally amazing the first batch of basil is ready for pesto. Gonna switch it up and swap the pine nuts for a different nut. Hazelnuts? Almonds? Thoughts? Discuss! And if you’re looking for another switch to your pesto recipe, here’s one that swaps the basil for spinach from Mad Hungry…. View Article

Potato Salad: Send Us Your Technique!

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  When the topic of potato salad came up today on MH Radio, we were blown away by the enthusiastic response. At the first mention of this dish, phone calls, emails, and comments about favorite recipes started pouring in. We can’t wait to try out all of the suggestions from today. If you have a… View Article
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Simple Summer Desserts

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It’s time to kick back, relax, and celebrate summer! With the Fourth of July behind us we still have the whole weekend to enjoy the warm weather. One of my favorite ways to upgrade a simple dinner into something a bit more special is serving a fun dessert. Treat yourself this weekend by trying one… View Article
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The Best Grilling Secret You’ve Never Cooked

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Ok folks if you haven’t tried skirt steak–this is your new jump off–affordable, and with the most amazing chewy (yet tender texture). Here I’ve coped an awesome “a-ha” technique from my fellow Artisan author Adam Perry Lang. Make a grilling sauce–any sauce (I used a ChimiChurri). When your hot meat, fish, or chicken comes right… View Article

Mad Hungry Fourth of July

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No matter what my plans are for the Fourth of July, I always make sure they involve some of my favorite summer recipes. For me, the best way to relax and celebrate is with good food, family, and friends. If you’re looking for some inspiration for this Thursday, here are some recipes made for warm… View Article

Spurtlemania Contest: Winners Revealed!

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Hi Everyone, Thanks again for all of the fantastic spurtlemania entries! As our contestants have shown, there is so much you can do with your spurtle: stir, spread, mix, fold— it really is a total upgrade on all of your kitchen utensils. [picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”SpurtlemaniaContestWinners”] Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow night! LSQ will be… View Article

Spurtlemania Contest: Have You Entered Yet?

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Hi Everyone, Since we announced the return of Spurtlemania, I’ve been thrilled to see so many devoted spurtle users in the photos we’ve received so far. I’ve also been surprised and a bit horrified to see all the destroyed pots, pans, and utensils! It looks like you all need some spurtles in your lives. One… View Article

Spurtlemania is BACK and YOU can win a set of Spurtles!

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Hi Everyone, When I began my television show, I kept hearing from viewers, “what is that utensil?” and “I need to have it!”. With a lot of buzz, I happily created a Mad Hungry-branded spurtle, my tried and tested all-purpose kitchen tool, to share with my fans. We premiered it on QVC back in February,… View Article

Updates: Life after Tour, Radio, Kitchen Wisdom, and QVC

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I know, I know..the whole point of a blog is to feed the beast daily if not twice or three times. Actually—you’d think I’d really EMBRACE that since its so much easier than writing a book or magazine article which is what I’m usually doing. This old dog is trying to learn the new trick of daily… View Article

Pasta

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I’m home from the book tour and already it feels like I never left. Swinging right back into home and work life–cooking is the thing I love in both places. Last night, we made some Pork Chops and Grits from some ingredients I bought in Virginia. Tonight I’m cooking a gift given to me on… View Article

Mothers Day 2013

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Like so many folks out there–on this day I have such love and gratitude for the fortune of an amazing mom. Here’s a Mother’s Day story about us. Best to all moms out there too. LSQ http://www.marthastewart.com/976020/come-fly-me
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Richmond American Made MeetUp + Book Signing

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Hi Everyone, I’m excited to announce a unique meet up I’m hosting tomorrow for Martha Stewart Living’s American Made celebration. For those of you not familiar with American Made,  it’s a movement for individuals and communities who have turned their passion for handcrafted, well-designed goods into small businesses in food, fashion, beauty, community, design, crafts, garden, and technology. America has always had a creative… View Article