Recipes from Today’s Show: Cuban-Style Pork Roast

TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30: When Calder turned 21, we threw him a birthday party and this pork roast was on the menu. Pork shoulder is an inexpensive cut of meat and is great for feeding a big crowd. I cook it low and slow until it’s so tender, it just melts in your mouth…. View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: The Perfect Chicken Dinner

TODAY on MHTV: It’s training day here in the Quinn house and I’m teaching CQ one of the most important skills to have in your culinary arsenal: how to roast a chicken.  As usual when we cook chicken, we’re cooking in pairs; both birds are rubbed with herb butter and shallots and roasted on top… View Article
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Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken and Dumplings

TODAY on MHTV: Fluffy, herb-flecked dumplings are added to a pot of tender chicken and broth—it’s the perfect one-pot meal to cozy up to in the cold weather. Something I like to include in this dish is vegetables that don’t get enough love—turnips, rutabagas, and parsnips. They’re delicious, good for you and good for adding… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Classic Mediterranean Dishes

TODAY on MHTV: The Mediterranean is known for great food and today, my mom, Rose, is on the show and we’re making a couple family specialties that have lots of big, Mediterranean flavors. Roasted leg of lamb marinates in lemon, garlic and rosemary and stuffed artichokes bring back memories of my childhood—my mother used to… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Classic Mediterranean Dishes

[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”ClassicMediterraneanDishes”] TODAY on MHTV: Many Mediterranean style foods make it onto our family’s table for dinner. Some dishes, like roasted leg of lamb and stuffed artichokes, are holiday staples. My mother Rosemary, who is on the show today, made stuffed artichokes for my brothers and I every Christmas. Other recipes are easy to… View Article


[picasa username=”lsq713″ albumname=”RoastChickenAndPotatoes710″] Roasting a perfect chicken is a never ending quest. Even many chefs, when testing new candidates for a cooking job give them this task to. As a home cook, it seems like I’ve made thousands. For a while there I had to get food out so quickly to the hungry hoards that… View Article
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Bone-in pork shoulder (Pernil) is an awesome cut of meat. It’s where value + flavor= feeds a large crowd. Marinating in a combo of or single citrus (grapefruit, orange, lime), oregano, garlic, hot pepper, olive oil, salt and back pepper. Best after 2 days of marinating but I’ll be cooking this today and it’ll still… View Article


This is it–the star of our Christmas dinner, an 8 ribber prime rib roast. I have written about our menu at One year several years ago-I made this menu. I guess it was an impressionable year for the boys because I’ve never been able to make anything else since. There are never enough Yorkshire… View Article
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