Recipes from Today’s Show: Indoor BBQ

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TODAY on MHTV: Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to BBQ. My pulled pork starts with a rub of brown sugar, cumin, and paprika. Then I braise it in Guinness beer until it’s so tender it pulls apart at the slightest touch. I serve it with my tangy… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Roadhouse Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: When my bothers and I were younger and lived along the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario, we spent many a meal, and have many fond memories of, the Midwestern roadhouses. Today my brother Jim is here to help me create a meal inspired by those roadhouses. We’re frying fresh perch and creating… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Improvisational Pantry

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TODAY on MHTV: Some days you’ve just got to make do with what’s on hand. Today, I’m turning ordinary pantry items into dishes that sing. I’m seasoning black beans with garlic and cumin, preparing a tomato and chickpea sauce for pasta, and giving popcorn a pop with chili powder and lime. Finally, I’m whipping up… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Healthy Burger Shack

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TODAY on MHTV: My son Calder loves burgers, shakes, fries, and all the other bad-for-you goodies found at typical fast-food joints. Today he’s helping me turn these guilty pleasures into healthy revelations. We’re spiking chicken burgers with chives for extra flavor, baking potato poppers for the french fry fans, and washing it all down with… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Japanese Night

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TODAY on MHTV: The flavors of Japanese cuisine are a big culinary inspiration for me, and today I’m sharing three of my favorite authentic recipes. Crispy pork tonkatsu (a breaded and deep-fried pork chop) is sliced and drizzled with a sweet and fresh dashi-mirin sauce. On the side: simple and light cabbage salad and my… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Make-Ahead Strategies

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TODAY on MHTV: I’m always on the lookout for creative ways to stretch one meal into two … or three, and I’ve found I can build almost a week’s worth of meals from one roast turkey breast. I add lime to the pan drippings to make a dressing for my turkey and corn salad. My… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Wontons Three Ways

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TODAY on MHTV: Whether they’re boiled, deep-fried, or chilled, wontons are just about as much fun to make as they are to eat. I’m creating a trio of dishes that really showcase the versatility of this fun dumpling: ravioli soup, an Italian take on traditional wonton soup; stir-fried pork and ginger wontons; and chocolate-hazelnut wontons… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Healthy Breakfast

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TODAY on MHTV: Some mornings you just know you’re going to need an extra boost to make it through ’til lunchtime. A bagel with yogurt spread (skip the fatty cream cheese) and topped with tomato, onion, and lettuce usually does the trick. If you really need to wake up your senses, try my papaya-ginger smoothie…. View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Packable Lunches to Go

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TODAY on MHTV: I’m making three hearty grain salads that are great for dinner and make awesome packed lunches the next day. Carrots and celery add crunch to my barley, mushroom, and dill salad; my farro, feta, and mint salad is packed with protein-rich chickpeas; and my super-simple brown rice and chicken salad is topped with sesame seeds…. View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Exotic Entertaining

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TODAY on MHTV: Living in NYC, I’m lucky enough to have my choice of international eats any night of the week. Today’s cocktail party menu is inspired by New York’s diversity. Malaysian mussels steamed in coconut milk, Vietnamese-style grilled shrimp with cilantro, lime, and peanuts; and sauteed bananas with coconut sorbet for dessert. To drink, “my”… View Article
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