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

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