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 everyday cooks.

One such distinguishable character, John Dennison, was Calder’s roommate in college. As far as I could tell when we met—he had a propensity for packaged foods with an odd sidebar cooking repertoire, which consisted of Borscht and Angel food cake. One one visit to that apartment, I noticed a new addition to his act—noted through the demolition of a (handed down to Calder) Le Creuset pot.

Turned on to a Quinn breakfast staple of fried eggs over rice—John ran with it—making daily pots of rice for those eggs. And, just for the record—as impressive as his emerging cooking skills were—his cleaning up skills needed MAD help.Its is this very John I refer to on paragraph 2, page 12 of MH (just saying).

But judging from his photo he sent me today—three years since that college apartment– he’s added sausage and peppers to his meal time, uses the spurtle on the regular and appears to have acquired a few cleaning skillz along the way too.

  • Lisa March 7, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    I’m sure it makes a mom proud – any mom.

    – fellow spurtle lover!

  • Patty March 13, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Love your tv show on Hallmark . Will u be making more episodes ?

    • Lucinda Scala Quinn March 14, 2013 at 2:26 pm

      Hi Patty,

      As of now there is no new order from Hallmark or our parent company, MSLO to make new episodes. We hope to bring you new content in other forms, on the blog, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram. Should we get an order for new shows, we will announce it on the blog first.

      The MH Team

  • Patricia Benner-Tuttle March 14, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Well, I watched you for a few wks. and now your gone again. Am fed up with the foolishness of Hallmark so have stopped watching it. Hope everyone else does too. While your on your book tour they good run old shows, it doesn’t bother them to do it anyway as they do it all the time. Can’t stand the replacement. so good by Hallmark.
    Good luck on your tour. Loved you with David.

    • Lucinda Scala Quinn March 14, 2013 at 3:39 pm

      Hi Patricia,

      We’re sorry you feel that way. We are prepping for the upcoming tour, which has literally taken all of our time (we are only a team of two people– LSQ being one of the two). We had planned on blogging either today or tomorrow, but apologize, in the delay in writing more often– our intention is absolutely not ignoring our fans!

      The MH Team

      Kindest Regards,
      The MH Team

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