Then and Now: 2 Lucindas

[picasa username=”madhungrylsq” albumname=”ThenNow2Lucindas”] A few years ago, I was lucky enough to do a story for Martha Stewart Living on Vermont cheesemakers and the awesome cheese they produce. A photographer, his team, and I visited five different farms in only about three or four days all over Vermont; watching cheese be made, shooting cheese, and… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party

Today on MHTV: Having a party doesn’t have to mean long-to-prepare, high-mainetence food; today I’m making recipes that are all “fuss free”.  Finger foods like Lemon-Parsley Gougeres and Bacon-Wrapped Dates are easy to pick up and prepare while my Green Apple Martinis and Blood Orange Punch can be prepped ahead of the party. The star… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Kid-Friendly Menu

  TODAY on MHTV: Entertain your inner child as well as the actual kids in your life with this fun, nutritious menu. My nieces Callie and Bella Scala join me to test the kid-friendly quotient of my crunchy chicken tenders, pasta wheels and cheese, and toasted marshmallow cupcakes. More from the show. Get the recipes from… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Favorite Philadelphia Dishes

TODAY on MHTV: My friend Beth, a Philly native, is here to help me make few of the classic dishes from the City of Brotherly Love. First up, Philly cheese steaks: thin slices of beef topped with homemade cheese sauce and layered into a soft hoagie roll. What could be better? Then, we’re topping our… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Improvising in the Kitchen

TODAY on MHTV: Don’t let it get you down if you feel like there’s nothing in the house—this is the best time to experiment with new recipes. Penne is mixed with a rich sauce of sautéed cabbage, bacon and currants and a savory twist on couers a la crème using 3 cheeses is served with… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Kid-Friendly Menu

TODAY on MHTV: Fast and fun meals are a great way to get kids to eat dinner, and my nieces Callie and Bella are here today to help me out in the kitchen. For a healthy alternative to fried food, my baked herb-buttermilk chicken tenders are the answer and if you’re in a rush, pasta… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party Ideas

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… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Fondue Night

TODAY on MHTV: Making a fondue spread is a great way to entertain since most of the work is buying all the ingredients, leaving you time to hang out with your guests. Miles is here to help me make my lighter version of Fondue Bourginnone: pan-seared cubes of beefs served with 3 no-cook dipping sauces…. View Article

MAD Hungry MY Way: Desperation Frittata

One of the keys to feeding a mad hungry family is finding random ingredients in the pantry or fridge and turning them into a full-fledged meal. We got an email from Gigi Williams who gave us a peak inside her cupboard and her “Desperation Frittata”. Check out her amazing dinner and how it came to… View Article

The B.E.C.S. Challenge

One phrase that people love to hear is bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich (B.E.C.S.). Everyone has their own version of this classic breakfast favorite and everyone thinks their recipe reigns supreme. But I’ve got news for you—I think we make the best bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches around and I’m challenging YOU to a B.E.C.-off…. View Article


[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”FootLongBaconEggAndCheeses”] The soccer lads prevailed at their state cup game today. Thankfully, in spite of my reluctance to forfeit “down time” I rallied to travel with the team bus to Schenectady New York 2-3 hours from NYC. The Manhattan Hurrican city boys did us proud. But, fearful as I am to be caught empty handed with a… View Article
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