A Riff on Chicken Fricassee

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There was a whole chicken in the fridge and an increasing number of people to feed, so my plan for roast chicken flew out the window. Instead, I cut the bird into 10 pieces (breast parts in half), and put the back bone, wing tips and neck into some simmering salted water for a quick… View Article

Mad Hungry Holiday Favorites

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  With the holiday season in full-swing, we’re sharing our favorite Mad Hungry recipes to help make your holidays easy, merry and bright.   Have guests staying with you? No problem. Here’s some one pot and pan meals that get on the table quickly, without a lot of fuss: Beouf Bourguinon: One Pot Dinner Stuffed… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Italian Comfort Food

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TODAY on MHTV: The traditional Italian recipes I grew up with will always rank high on my list of the most comforting meals to make my own family and friends. My friend Randi Harris, a new mother, is stopping by to learn a few of my favorites: a cozy chicken livornese, braised in a rich stew… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Weeknight Dinner Challenge

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s finally here: I’m making the winning recipe from our Weeknight Dinner Challenge! Pam Glynn sent in an easy, delicious, hearty recipe that won us over instantly. This one-pan dinner has got it all: flavorful marinated chicken, healthy garbanzo beans, and juicy tomatoes. Then, everything is roasted until its golden and caramelized… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Girls’ Movie Night In

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Today on MHTV: With a house full of men, sometimes I just need a little girl time! When I have the girls over for movie night, I love making finger foods we can share. Sweet and sticky teriyaki-glazed wings get served up with crudites, while my shredded chicken and black bean nachos are piled high with Monetary… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Light & Easy Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV: With summer almost upon us, make dinner light and easy. My quick-cooking chicken paillard has layers and layers of flavor: garlic, lemon, thyme, and pepper. Pair it with a crisp arugula-and-radicchio salad, and you’ve got yourself a light and healthy dinner — with plenty of room for dessert! For something sweet, I’m making homemade raspberry… View Article

Mad Hungry MY Way: Dawn’s Spaghetti Carbonara

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We 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

Recipes From Today’s Show: One Bird, Three Ways

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TODAY on MHTV: Today I’m making the most of my meat; poaching a chicken is a great way to do one cooking method and get a bunch of  different dishes. I’m making chicken enchiladas, chicken soup and rice (with homemade broth from poaching the chicken) and of course, chicken salad sandwiches. Get the recipes from this… View Article

Mad Hungry MY Way: Chile-Citrus Chicken Breast

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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

Recipes From Today’s Show: Chicken Three Ways

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TODAY on MHTV: Poaching a chicken is a great way to get lots of meat out of it and stretch it into a few different dishes. I’m making chicken enchiladas, chicken soup and rice and of course, chicken salad sandwiches. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode. Chicken Enchiladas Chicken Soup and… View Article
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Recipe’s From Today’s Show: Easy Exotic Entertaining

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Today on MHTV: Exotic doesn’t have to mean scary; this bold and brightly-flavored Asian-inspired menu is all about making exotic easy.  Seared sirloin sits on a bed of scallions and arugula with my Thai Beef salad while my Clams with Lemongrass and Chilies make a great, quick app. For a balance of hot and sweet,… 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: Roasted Chicken Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: I’m always on the lookout for new ways to prepare roast chicken, and this lemon-herb version is one of my all-time favorites. On the side, I’m making collard greens with bacon and my husband’s specialty, rice and noodle pilaf. For dessert, broiled grapefruit halves with a touch of brown sugar are the… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Chicken Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: In honor of back-to-school season, CQ is here to demonstrate his crispy baked chicken with a honey-mustard glaze that he came up with while in college. A light salad and giant hash brown drizzled with pan drippings from the chicken are served on the side in this simple, budget-friendly meal that gets… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Alfresco Dinner

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  TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 am ET: You can never have too many fried chicken recipes up your sleeve, especially in the summer, when casual dinner parties move to the patio. The last thing you want to think about is a hot oven. My tender, molasses-brined chicken tastes great hot or cold, and a… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Kid-Friendly Menu

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  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: Light and Easy

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  TODAY on MHTV: Your family will never guess they’re eating light with this flavorful lemon-thyme chicken paillard dish that’s ready in minutes. I usually pair it with a crisp arugula and radicchio salad. For dessert, I’m serving Italian ices topped with a zingy raspberry sauce. More from the show. Get the recipes from this… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Quick Dinner for Two

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  TODAY on MHTV: I love making this chicken piccata dinner when my husband and I have the place to ourselves. Mascarpone in the mashed potatoes and crispy prosciutto on the string beans make the meal extra special, and the simple preparations leave time for us to enjoy each other’s company, and our favorite cocktail,… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: New Twist on Flat-Roast Chicken

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TODAY on MHTV: You’re all pretty familiar with my flat-roasted, or spatchcocked, chicken. This is the same approach except this time I’m giving it a boost with Asian flavors.  I’m roasting the bird with citrus, soy, and garlic and serving it with a side of coconut rice and a beet and watercress salad. More from… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Indian Meal

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TODAY on MHTV: This meal is full of flavor and truly easy to put together. I slow-cook chicken in an Indian-spiced sauce and on side, serve up vegetable biryani (think rice pilaf). For dessert, a no-cook bowl of macerated oranges and dates. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Indian-Spiced Chicken Vegetable… View Article
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