Bird of The Future

This weekend the boys took the leftovers from my photo shoot and made the craziest bird! Two pounds of bacon wrapped around a 15-pound turkey slow smoked with applewood in the extra large big green egg. The bacon came off just before the end and was glazed with a scotch-cherry sauce while the bird finished… View Article
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Mad Hungry MY Way: Thanksgiving Turkey

I get tons of feedback on here and on facebook about people making the Mad Hungry recipes or their riffs on them; so on Mondays we’d like to start posting Mad Hungry MY Way Mondays, a part of the mad hungry blog where we show YOUR Mad Hungry Meals. Send your Mad Hungry My Way… View Article

Happy Thanksgiving! One More Leftover Recipe

Hi Everyone, Happy Thanksgiving! As your turkey is cooking (or grilling, like mine is), here’s a peak at what will become of my leftovers. You have my man crepes and my pressed turkey sandwiches but here’s a recipe to help make some of your leftovers new again: Sweet Potato Bread Pudding. I use my leftover… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Thanksgiving

Today on MHTV: A really important part of Thanksgiving is the tradition of sitting down with those that you love and sharing dishes you look forward to every year — without getting stuck in the kitchen! This menu is all about having a flavorful but fuss-free holiday. Turkey easily gets extra flavor when stuffed with… View Article

Today’s Show: Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner…Again

TODAY on MHTV: In case you missed it last week, here’s your big chance to catch up on the MH Thanksgiving episode. Get some turkey 101 with tips and tricks for brining and roasting your bird (great for beginners) plus all the trimmings that go with along with it. For a twist on classic stuffing,… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Holiday Leftovers

TODAY on MHTV: After a big holiday meal there’s always lots of extra food—Miles is visiting and we’re turning those leftovers into brand new meals. Start the morning after right with crepes—my boys loves these—they can be stuffed with just about any filling you want, sweet or savory. They can also be made ahead of… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

TODAY on MHTV: Thanksgiving is only a week away and Calder is here to help me share our family’s recipes with you, so that you might share them with your family. We’re making a brined and oven-roasted turkey—it’s juicy on the inside, golden brown on the outside and great for a beginner in the kitchen… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Thanksgiving Sides

TODAY on MHTV: Even though the turkey gets all the glory on Thanksgiving, this holiday dinner would be nothing without great side dishes. My mother’s recipe for baked artichoke hearts is amazing and great for feeding a big crowd and side of braised red cabbage with apples is simple and has a great sweet and… View Article


¨ I got the idea from my interview with The Washington Post (see clip on right side). I had fun up there making crepes for a stroy on MH which ran a week ago Weds and justifiably needed a Thanksgiving angle. The reporter Bonnie had a great idea to make the crepes and use them… View Article

THE T-GIVING BIRD I am having a blast preparing the turkey. Weber-grilling is the path I take in order to keep the ovens free for everything else. Above shows the grill prep and then–a 360 of the beauty while cooking. Recipe in Mad Hungry. Happy Thanksgiving all.
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