Recipes from Today’s Show: Indoor BBQ

TODAY on MHTV:Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to BBQ. My pulled pork starts with a rub of brown sugar, cumin, and paprika. Then I braise it in Guinness beer until it’s so tender it pulls apart at the slightest touch. I serve it with my tangy and smooth North… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Healthy Burger Shack

TODAY on MHTV: My son Calder loves burgers, shakes, fries, and all the other bad-for-you goodies found at typical fast-food joints. Today he’s helping me turn these guilty pleasures into healthy revelations. We’re spiking chicken burgers with chives for extra flavor, baking potato poppers for the french fry fans, and washing it all down with strawberry-buttermilk shakes. More from the… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Short Ribs Menu

TODAY on MHTV: My method for oven-braised short ribs eliminates browning the meat and lets the oven do all the work. While the ribs hang out in the oven (add potatoes to make it a one-pan meal), you’ve got time to make a side of caramelized cauliflower that is sweet and salty with a crunchy golden crust. The… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Light and Easy Recipes

TODAY on MHTV: My quick-cooking chicken paillard has layers and layers of flavor: garlic, lemon, thyme, and pepper. Pair it with a crisp arugula-and-radicchio salad, and you’ve got yourself a light and healthy dinner — with plenty of room for dessert! For something sweet, I’m making homemade raspberry sauce to pour over store-bought Italian ices. More from the show. Get… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Road House Dinner

TODAY on MHTV:When my bothers and I were younger and lived along the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario, we spent many a meal, and have many fond memories of, the Midwestern roadhouses. Today my brother Jim is here to help me create a meal inspired by those roadhouses. We’re frying fresh perch and creating a relish platter… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Spaghetti and Meatballs

TODAY on MHTV: I’m sharing my take on a tried-and-true dinner classic —spaghetti and meatballs. A refreshing crisp romaine salad balances out the hearty main course, and for dessert, a simple, no-cook platter of sweetened ricotta with chocolate plus biscotti and fresh fruit. Think of it as a deconstructed cannoli. Yum! More from the show. Get the recipes from… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Roasted Chicken Dinner

TODAY on MHTV: I’m always on the lookout for new ways to prepare roast chicken, and this lemon-herb version is one of my all-time favorites. On the side, I’m making collard greens with bacon and my husband’s specialty, rice and noodle pilaf. For dessert, broiled grapefruit halves with a touch of brown sugar are the perfect blend of tangy and… View Article

Game Grub BOWL 2012!

So here’s the deal: last year we asked you to bring your “A”-game tailgating and game grub recipes. Like football, we did playoffs and in the end there was one victorious recipe: Melissa Coleman’s chili. This year, we’re BACK and OpenSky is helping us give away an awesome Bodum Charcoal Grill as the GRAND prize!… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Japanese Night

TODAY on MHTV:The flavors of Japanese cuisine are a big culinary inspiration for me, and today I’m sharing three of my favorite authentic recipes. Crispy pork tonkatsu (a breaded and deep-fried pork chop) is sliced and drizzled with a sweet and fresh dashi-mirin sauce. On the side: simple and light cabbage salad and my warm soba salad tossed… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Restaurant Food At Home

TODAY on MHTV: Creating a restaurant-worthy meal at home is way less intimidating than it sounds. Herbed butter, spread on a cut baguette and popped in the oven makes a great dipper for leftover sauce from my simple but delicious shrimp scampi. To add some green to the dinner table, I go for a favorite salad… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Chicken and Dumplings

Today on MHTV: It’s starting to get cool here in NY and a hearty dinner is the perfect antidote for coming in from the cold. Starting off the meal is a soup so filling that it’s on its way to being a stew; it’s full of tender chicken and fluffy herb dumplings. Follow that up with a… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Lunch On The Go

TODAY on MHTV: If you and the fam are planning on a busy day full of running around, pack up a delicious homemade lunch the night before to avoid not-so-healthy fast food restaurants. Two kinds of pressed sandwiches, one meat and one veggie, will satisfy everyone. Fill up a thermos with cold tomato buttermilk soupthat is creamy and… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Pizza Night

TODAY on MHTV:I’m going to show you the simplest, tastiest, easiest-to-manage pizza dough ever. Then comes the really fun part — DIY toppings! You could make my personal favorites,pizza margherita and escarole pizza, or invent your own. On the side, I’m making a light arugula salad with shaved Parmesan. And for dessert, pizza frizza, a sugary fried-dough treat. More from… View Article

Tailgating Faves

As you may or may not know I am not a football fan but that doesn’t mean the Quinn boys don’t love their football. I’ve just been alerted by my husband, Richie, that there’s some big games this weekend– and what’s a good game without some awesome grub? Click below for the gallery and recipe… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: My Son’s Italian Food Cravings

TODAY on MHTV: Luca’s been craving hearty Italian dishes, so I’m giving into his stomach’s requests. I add some protein to my creamy fettuccini Alfredo with chicken and for some added green to the plate, I’m serving up sauteed asparagus and crudities with an Italian-style vinaigrette. And for the sweet ending? An amaretti cookie parfait…. View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Easy Chicken Menu

TODAY on MHTV: When CQ was in college he came up with an awesome chicken dinner and today, he’s here to help me make it. Baked chicken thighs are basted with a mustard/honey glaze—they’re nice, crispy and full of flavor.Then a giant hash brown, drizzled with pan drippings from the chicken, is served on the… View Article
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The Heat is on!

TUNE IN to MAD Hungry Today for recipes that turn up the heat-I’ll be making new-orleans style beans, white rice and eggs and crunchy sesame chicken wings with my family’s favorite condiment, hot sauce. Only on HALLMARK: 11/10c— click to the right to check out what channel Hallmark is by you. Hot sauce is a… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Greek Night

Today on MHTV: Whenever I have Greek food, I am instantly brought back to my childhood in Detroit when I would visit Greek Town to get authentic and delicious dishes. Today, I’m making a menu inspired by those childhood memories. Colorful Greek salad is topped with feta and dressed with a red wine vinaigrette. Essentially… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken Three Ways

TODAY on MHTV: Poaching a chicken is a great way to get lots of meat out of it and stretch it into a few different dishes. I’m making chicken enchiladas, chicken soup and rice and of course, chicken salad sandwiches. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode. Chicken Enchiladas Chicken Soup and… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Bacon Recipes

TODAY on MHTV: Adding bacon to a dish really amps up the flavor; a couple great examples are NY deli-style BEC and spaghetti carbonara. Bacon is also staple in my pantry bistro salad. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Spaghetti Carbonara NY Deli-Style Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich Pantry Bistro Salad… View Article