Recipes From Today’s Show: Eggs For Dinner

TODAY on MHTV: With my family’s crazy schedule, sometimes I want to keep dinner simple so I’ll make one of my go-to dishes: eggs. My grande pizza omelet, (an open-faced dinner omelet named by the 4th grade class I recently visited), will easily feed a hungry crowd. To keep things healthy, I add Swiss chard and… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Boy Salads

TODAY on MHTV: My boys don’t like “wimpy” salads; they’ve got to be big, hearty, and satisfying. Sausage and pepper salad is filled with two kinds of Italian sausage—sweet and spicy—and is tossed with sautéed vegetables and buttery slices of garlic crostini. Then for something quick and simple, but still filling, crisp Iceberg lettuce wedges are drizzled with… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Indian Vegetarian

TODAY on MHTV: Indian cuisine can seem intimidating if you’ve never made it before but today’s vegetarian feast is a great introduction. Served together as a meal or separately as sides, dishes like cucumber yogurt salad and chickpeas spiced with cinnamon, cumin and coriander really bring out the flavors of Indian cooking and are guaranteed to be… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: New York Street Cart Food

TODAY on MHTV:Living in New York, my boys and I are spoiled with the ability to get good eats in a New York minute. Some of the best food in New York City comes straight from the carts, so today I’m sharing some of my “local” favorites: the famous New York hot dog smothered with onion… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken Parmesan Menu

TODAY on MHTV @ 11:00 am ET: Chicken Parmesan–lightly fried chicken breasts, tomato sauce, and cheese–is a great make-ahead dinner, plus a quick side of blanched spinach and creamy lemon souffle pudding for dessert. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Chicken Parmesan Blanched Spinach Lemon Souffle Pudding Watch ”Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn” Mondays at… View Article

Game Grub 2012 Winner!

Mad Hungry- We are raving fans and are very excited for the opportunity to share our most favorite recipe of all time.  It’s a huge hit wherever we go, but specifically a day of great football, friends and FOOD! Thanks again, Ted Caswell Congratulations Ted! Your recipe for Wicked Pissa BBQ Beans dominated our second… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Freezable Make-Ahead Recipes

TODAY on MHTV at 11:00:Say goodbye to the supermarket freezer aisle. With a little planning, your freezer can be your BFF in getting dinner on the table in a flash. Today, I’m making dishes that can go straight from freezer to oven — and when I make my version of those frozen meals, I only… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Easy BBQ Menu

TODAY on MHTV: My family loves BBQ—really, who doesn’t?—with a little make ahead prep, it’s perfect for a weeknight meal. I soak pork shoulder chops in a flavorful beer-infused marinade to keep them juicy, then brush them with a tangy BBQ sauce before I toss them on the grill. For some green, a crunchy kale slaw drizzled… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Classic Pot Roast

TODAY on MHTV: I’m marinating inexpensive top round in garlic and soy sauce and braising it in stout beer for a big, classic pot roast dinner. All the late-summer fruit is starting to show up at the farmer’s market, and I’m celebrating with a no-fuss pear crisp that’s gooey on the inside and crunchy on top. And if… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Quick, Impatient Pasta

TODAY on MHTV: Keep hungry family members in check with a quick-cook appetizer of Grilled Calamari while you work on the main course: Spaghetti Amatraciana. For dessert, a smooth Italian custard, zabaglione, spooned over raspberries is absolutely heavenly. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Grilled Calamari Spaghetti Amatraciana Zabaglione Get the recipes from… View Article

TODAY Show TV Dinners: Behind The Scenes

[picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”TODAYShowBehindTheScenes”] You might have seen me on the TODAY show this morning, I was on demoing my January Mad Hungry column in Martha Stewart Living Magazine where I focused on updating the TV dinner (many times my kids dig into food while on the computer so I’ve been calling them the “PC” dinner)…. View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Meatless Dinner: Fritters and Stew

TODAY on MHTV: There’s no better time than now to try a new vegetarian dish, and you won’t miss the meat one bit in this hearty pumpkin vegetable curry stew. On the side, coconut milk and minced chili pepper add a little sugar and spice to cornmeal fritters. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Pumpkin… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Girl’s Movie Night

Today on MHTV:With a house full of men, sometimes I just need a little girl time! When I have the girls over for movie night, I love making finger foods we can share. Sweet and sticky teriyaki-glazed wings get served up with crudites, while my shredded chicken and black bean nachos are piled high with Monetary Jack,… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Quick Dinner for Two

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, a refreshing negroni. More from the show…. View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Edible Gift Ideas

TODAY on MHTV: Try making some of your gifts this year–Jennifer Aaronson is here to help me show you some fab gift ideas–everyone will appreciate the personal touch and be equally psyched that they’ll get something delish to eat. Papaya chutney packed in Mason jars looks beautiful and you can spread it on just about anything…. View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Romantic Dinner

TODAY on MHTV: Sometimes, staying in is so much more intimate and romantic than a night out on the town.  When the kids are out, I love enjoying a night with Mr. Quinn and making a beautiful dinner for just the two of us.  Serving up a juicy, seared black peppercorn steak,endive wedges with blue cheese,… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Easy Exotic Entertaining

Today on MHTV: Exotic doesn’t have to mean scary; this bold and brightly-flavored Asian-inspired menu is all about making exotic easy.  Seared sirloin sits on a bed of scallions and arugula with my Thai Beef salad while my Clams with Lemongrass and Chilies make a great, quick app. For a balance of hot and sweet,… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken Fricassee

TODAY  on MHTV: Chicken Fricassee is classically made with a cream-based sauce but today I’m making a rustic, Jamaican variation. In this recipe, the chicken is fried then simmered in a pot with fiery Scotch bonnet peppers, onions and tomatoes. I like to serve it over rice to soak up the extra juice and with a side… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Pantry-Raid Puttanesca Meal

TODAY on MHTV:With the exception of a couple items I picked up from the grocery store,  this meal is coming straight from my pantry. Thanks to a couple cans of whole tomatoes, a few spices and a stash of pasta, I’m making bucatini tossed with fiery, homemade puttanesca sauce. Plus, a twist on my great grandmother’s… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party Recipes

TODAY on MHTV: Don’t stress about putting together a fun cocktail party—I’ll show you how to set up a casual, buffet-style bash in just a couple hours. With great cocktails like blood orange punch and a few easy finger foods (bacon-wrapped dates and cheese balls 3 ways) you’ll be on your way to a great party before… View Article